Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, is situated at the
confluence of the Blue and White Niles. Among the tourist attractions here are the
Omdurman camel market, the Arab souk and the National Museum. The main areas of
archaeological interest include Bajrawiya, Naga and Meroe.
Sudan is bordered by Egypt, the Red Sea, Ethiopia,
Eritrea, Kenya, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Central African
Republic, Chad and Libya. The city proper has a population of well over a
million inhabitants, making it the second largest city in the country, but
forms with its neighbors, joined by bridges, Khartoum North (al-Khartûm Bahrî) and
Omdurman (Umm Durmân) a metropolis totalling probably over four million.
Juba is a city
in Sudan, the regional capital of Southern Sudan and the capital of the
Sudanese state of Central Equatoria.