in Khartoum State, Sudan
- Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe (Unesco heritage, 124 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 15.552 and 32.532 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 15° 33' 6" and E 32° 31' 56"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Pound - SDG
- Spoken languages:
- Arabic, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 09:58 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Khartoum
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:12 am and 5:54 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -14.977 and -147.625 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Sudan.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Sudan. Last Update: 2019-02-18 09:03:10
Khartoum in Khartoum State with it's 1,974,647 citizens is a city in Sudan. It's the capital of this country.
Local time in Khartoum is now 09:58 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Khartoum with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 5 airports in the vicinity of Khartoum, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sudan is Khartoum International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe in a distance of 124 mi (or 199 km), North-East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Wad Madani, Rabak, Ed Damer, Singa and Barah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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Air Emirates Airbus A330 landing at Khartoum international airport
This Air Emirates A330 coming in for a landing at dawn at Khartoum international airport.
Scary plane landing at the airport in Khartoum لحظات مخيفة لطائرة ﻓﻲ ﻣﻄﺎﺭ ﺍﻟﺨﺮﻃﻮﻡ
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Egypt's Mursi speech to the Sudanese people in Khartoum كلمة الرئيس المصري في الخرطوم
كلمة الرئيس المصري مرسي للشعب السوداني في الخرطوم.
Egyptian President leads Friday prayers in Khartoum الرئيس المصري يؤدي صلاة الجمعة في الخرطوم
خطبة صلاة الجمعة الخرطوم.
Dawood city (Grosvenor Ltd) Sudan شركة غروزفنر - مدينة داؤود الجامعية للطالبات
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Grosvenor + Students fund with students at Dawood City مدينة داؤود الجامعية للطالبات
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The TEDxKhartoum Experience - تجربة تيدأكس الخرطوم
تخيل شخص ما لديه حلم يريد تحقيقه ورأى أنه من الصعب جدا تحقيقة . ولكن من أجل تحقيق حلمه كان يعمل بجد، بحث و...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
University of Khartoum
University of Khartoum (formerly shortened to UofK) is a multi-campus, co-educational, public university located in Khartoum. It is the largest and oldest university in Sudan. UofK was founded as Gordon Memorial College in 1902 and established in 1956 when Sudan gained independence. Since that date, the University of Khartoum has been recognized as a top university and a high-ranked academic institution in Sudan and Africa.
Sudan University of Science and Technology
Sudan University of Science and Technology, or SUSTech, is one of the main public universities in Khartoum, Sudan with five campuses located in the state of Khartoum. It is a member of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World. As of September 2011, the university was a member in good standing of the Association of African Universities.
Unity High School (Sudan)
Unity High School, founded in 1928, but with roots going back to 1902, is an independent school in Khartoum, Sudan, which uses the English language and provides a British-style education to children from 4 to 18 years of age. In 2005, it had an enrollment of some 750 pupils. It had Mrs Stephanie King as a vice principal from the year 2008 onwards, the director of the School was Mr Robert Boulos and the principal was Richard Woods.
Khartoum Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Khartoum, Sudan. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 23,000 people.
Khartoum International Airport
Khartoum International Airport is an airport in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. It will be replaced with a new airport 40 kilometers south of the centre of Khartoum. This is planned to have two 4000 metre runways, a passenger terminal of 86,000 square metres and a 300-room international hotel.
Afra Mall is the first shopping mall in Sudan, located in Khartoum. Opened on February 21, 2004, the mall has an area of 30,000 m² with an indoor and outdoor parking facility, as well as an outdoor children playground. Afra Mall features department stores, a hypermarket superstore, 3 movie theatres, food court, internet cafe, pool tables and bowling hall.
Bayan College for Science and Technology
Bayan College for Science and Technology is one of private universities in Khartoum, Sudan. specialized mainly in Computer Science and Information Technology.
The Sudan National Petroleum Corporation, also known as Sudapet, is a state-owned oil company based in Sudan. It was founded in 1997 and is 100% owned by the Ministry for Energy and Mining. As of 2006 Sudapet is not active in oil exploitation, but rather serves to manage revenues the Sudanese government receives from its concessions to foreign operators.
Bank of Sudan
Bank of Sudan is the central bank of the Sudan. The bank was formed in 1960, four years after Sudan's independence. It is located in Khartoum and its governor is currently Mohamed Kheir El-Zubeir.
The Acropole is a hotel. It was founded in 1952 and is run by the Greek Pagoulatos family - brothers Thanasis, George, and Mike. The Acropole is the oldest hotel in Khartoum, founded by the brothers' father in 1952. An added attraction is the OHM electronics shop next door, which is owned by the brother of Sheikh Musa Hilal, the tribal leader of Darfur's notorious Janjaweed. Several journalists and members of human rights organizations have managed to interview Hilal in that shop.
Khartoum International Community School
Khartoum International Community School (KICS) is a private English medium International School established by DAL Group in 2004. Located on a purpose-built campus in the Hai El Raqi area south of Khartoum, Sudan, KICS caters for students from age of 3 to 18 years, providing the International Baccalaureate curriculum. KICS is the first school in Sudan to gain international accreditation as an IB World School in 2006.
National Museum of Sudan
The National Museum of Sudan, founded in 1971, is the national museum of Sudan, located on El Neel Avenue in Khartoum. The double storied building was constructed in the 1955, and established as the National Museum of Sudan in 1971. It contains the largest and most important archaeological collection in the country. The museum has exhibits from different epochs of the Sudanese history such as Kingdom of Kush and ancient Nubia, and also ancient Egypt.
Corinthia Hotel Khartoum
The Corinthia Hotel Khartoum is a five-star hotel in central Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, on the meeting point of the Blue Nile and White Nile and in the centre of Khartoum’s commercial, business, and administrative districts. It is located next to the Friendship Hall of Khartoum and the Tuti Bridge. The hotel was opened on the 17th August 2008. It has 18 guest floors, 173 rooms and 57 suites, all offering panoramic views of Khartoum and the Nile.
The Tuti Bridge in Khartoum is considered to be the first suspension bridge to be constructed in Sudan and one of the first constructed in Africa. The design of the bridge and its construction depend upon technology to which Sudan is not accustomed. The bridge is actually a series of bridges proposed that will connect the cities of Khartoum, Omdurman and Bahri, and will help to alleviate traffic throughout the cities. The development will immediately commercialize the isolated Tuti Island.
Sudan Airways Flight 109
Sudan Airways Flight 109 was an international scheduled Amman–Damascus–Khartoum passenger service, operated with an Airbus A310-300, that crashed on landing at Khartoum International Airport on 10 June 2008, approximately at 17:00 UTC, killing 30 of 214 occupants on board.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Sudan)
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the Sudanese government ministry which oversees the foreign relations of Sudan.
Al-Neelain University is a public university located in Khartoum, Sudan. It was founded in 1955. As of November 2004, Awad Haj Ali was the Vice-Chancellor of the university. The university is a member of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World.
Sudan News Agency
Sudan News Agency, also known as SUNA, is the official news agency of Sudan. It provides news to other organizations in English, French and Arabic. The agency was launched in 1970. Abdul Karim Mehdi was the first director of SUNA. His term lasted for one year, and Mustafa Amin named as the director in 1971. Amin served as the director until 1985.
Al Basar International Foundation
Established in 1990 to work in the field of prevention and eradication/controlling of blindness & blinding diseases, Al-Basar International Foundation مؤسسة البصر الخيرية العالمية (executive office in Saudi Arabia) is a non-profitable, non-political, international NGO, registered in many countries.
The Future University (Sudan)
The Future University (FU), or simply Future University, formerly known as Computer Man College or (CMC), is the first specialize Information and communications technology university in Sudan.
Osama bin Laden's house in Khartoum
Osama bin Laden's house in Khartoum is a pink and beige brick-and-stucco three-storey house on Al-Mashtal Street in the affluent Al-Riyadh quarter of Khartoum, Sudan, where Osama bin Laden lived between 1991 and 1996.
Comboni College of Science & Technology
Comboni College for Science and Technology is a College in Khartoum, Sudan, a college founded by Families and Comboni missionaries in Khartoum in 1998.
International University of Africa
The International University of Africa is a public University in Khartoum, Sudan. It is a member of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World. The university has faculties of Education and Humanities, Shariah and Islamic Studies and of Pure and Applied Sciences. The university has its origins in the Islamic African Centre, established in Khartoum in 1977. In 1992 the military government of Colonel Omar al-Bashir upgraded the institute to a university.
Aksha is an ancient Egyptian temple, rebuilt in part at the National Museum of Sudan in Khartoum. The temple was built around 1250 BC by Ramses II. It is situated in the far north of present-day Sudan, a few kilometers south of Faras, on the west side of the Nile. On the temple walls, several sacrifices are depicted. The location of the temple was not well chosen, as it is only a few inches above the high tide of the Nile.
Yarmouk munitions factory explosion
On Tuesday 23 October 2012 at midnight local time there was an explosion at the Yarmouk munitions factory, south of Khartoum, Sudan. The factory had been built in 1996. According to Khartoum state governor Abdel Rahman Al-Khidir the explosion probably happened at the main storage facility. The resulting fire resulted in the death of two people and one person being injured. According to Sudanese opposition, the arms factory belonged to Iran's Revolutionary Guard.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Al Kharţūm, Khartoun, Cartum, Al Khurţūm, ካርቱም, خرطوم, Хартум, ཁར་ཏུམ, Khartum, Chartúm, Khartoum, Χαρτούμ, Ĥartumo, Jartum, Hartum, خارطوم, Cartúm, Khartún - الخرطوم, חרטום, Kartúm, KRT, ハルツーム, 하르툼, Chartumas, Khartoem, Chartum, Картум, கார்த்தௌம், 喀土穆