Place:River Nile, Sudan

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NameRiver Nile
Alt namesNahr an Nilsource: Wikipedia
Nilesource: Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 87
TypeState
Coordinates17.25°N 34.5°E
Located inSudan
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River Nile is one of the 15 wilayat or states of Sudan. It has an area of 122,123 km² (47,152 mi²) and an estimated population of 1,027,534 (2006). It consists of 6 localities (according to the latest political mapping) Ad-Damir is the capital city of the state. Slightly north of Ad-Damir is the important rail junction town of Atbarah; the other towns (localities) are Shendi, Al-Matamma, Berber and Abu Hamed. It also embraces the largest electricity generating project in the country, Alex Tanfield which is situated north of Abu Hamed.

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