Sudan is part of Africa with main city at Khartoum. It's usually 🌤️ 25.09 °C in Sudan with a rainfall of 🌧 7.85 mm. Internet speed in Sudan is on average 1.2 Mbps. In Sudan you drive on the right side. Its Least Developed country with a population of 40M people. The main currency is Sudanese Pound. The languages spoken are Arabic and English. Automatic teller machines are rare in Sudan. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~25.09 °C 🌧 ~7.85 mm 👨👩👦👦 40M people
Sudan Travel Advice
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
should strongly consider leaving Sudan as soon as possible. There are commercial departure options from Port Sudan and Port Suakin. You may also be able to enter Egypt and other neighbouring countries via land borders. You need valid travel documentation and visas to exit Sudan and enter Saudi Arabia or Egypt. Carefully consider the risks for any departure route, including during ceasefires (see 'Full advice - Safety'). The security situation remains volatile, and violence could escalate at short notice. Adopt appropriate personal security measures and remain vigilant. Monitor media and continue to follow our advice on Smartraveller. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Sudan due to armed conflict, civil unrest and the volatile security situation.
Sudan Essential travel details
Sudan uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type D.
The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic and English
Money in Sudan
💱 Currencies Used
Sudan uses the Sudanese pound (symbol: ?.?.), code SDG.Banknotes come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2 pounds. Pound is subdivided into 100 piastres. Coins come in denominations of 1 pound and 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 piastres.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Sudan. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Calling in Sudan
Internet speed in Sudan is on average 1.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Sudan is very low. It's quite hard to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 203.94 SDG, which includes 5 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: MTN, Sudani or Zain. Sudan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Sudan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Sudan, dial +, then 249 (the country code for Sudan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Sudan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 12 .
Driving in Sudan
🛣️ Road rules
In Sudan you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 120 km/h (74 mph) on motorways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on expressways, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 70-90 km/h (43-55 mph) on undivided highways.
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Sudan travel details
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