Sudan (GPS: 15 00 N, 30 00 E) located in north-eastern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Egypt and Eritrea. The country’s area measurements are total: 1,861,484 sq km; land: N/A, water: N/A. This sovereign state is slightly less than one-fifth of the size of the US. The total irrigated land is 18,900 sq km (2012).
One of the important features of Sudan: The Nile is Sudan’s primary water source. Its major tributaries, the White Nile and the Blue Nile, meet at Khartoum to form the River Nile, which flows northward through Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea.