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Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Sudan

Capital: Khartoum
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Lower middle income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 2,376,000 (2007)
 
Population (people): 33,637,960 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 17.87 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.5% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 61 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 57 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $2,883.71 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 11.5% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Biodiversity
Forest area (% of land area): 11.7% (2007)
 
Primary forest extent (1000 hectares): 1405.741 (2010)
 
Extent of FSC certified forests (hectares): No data
 
Terrestrial protected area (% of land area): 1.74% (2014)
 
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 0.02% (2014)

 
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All Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Dinder 2336 2336 8400 II
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
East Saharan montane xeric woodlands 0.11 0.0 0.0 7.41 0.0
East Sudanian savanna 4.34 20.36 24.28 9.16 7.68
Ethiopian montane forests 0.14 20.93 10.02 1.09 2.27
Ethiopian montane grasslands and woodlands 0.03 0.0 8.59 0.23 0.0
Ethiopian xeric grasslands and shrublands 0.05 0.0 4.64 0.57 0.0
Red Sea coastal desert 1.0 28.95 23.72 32.65 39.84
Sahara desert 16.5 0.2 3.74 6.9 0.37
Sahelian Acacia savanna 54.44 1.41 10.75 34.58 4.53
Somali Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets 0.02 0.0 11.19 0.03 0.0
South Saharan steppe and woodlands 19.9 2.18 11.33 35.03 6.73
Tibesti-Jebel Uweinat montane xeric woodlands 0.03 15.05 0.29 0.64 32.96
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Marine Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Northern and Central Red Sea 0.38 1.32 15.46 10.92 0.93
Southern Red Sea 0.77 0.0 0.53 9.44 0.0
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Number of Amphibian, Bird and Mammal Species
Class Total number of species (sum of CR, EN, VU, NT, LC and DD) Total number of threatened species (sum of CR, EN and VU) Critically Endangered (CR) Endangered (EN) Vulnerable (VU) Near Threatened (NT) Least Concern (LC) Data Deficient (DD)
Amphibia
23 0 0 0 0 0 23 0
Aves
635 18 3 6 9 19 597 1
Mammalia
196 14 1 2 11 8 159 15
Selected Indicator Trends
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