Place:Dongola, Northern, Sudan


Alt namesAl 'Urdisource: Wikipedia
Donkolasource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-) accessed 11 August 2004
Dunkulasource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-) accessed 11 August 2004
Dunqulasource: Wikipedia
Dunqulahsource: Wikipedia
Coordinates19.167°N 30.45°E
Located inNorthern, Sudan
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

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Dongola, also spelled Dunqulah, and formerly known as Al 'Urdi, is the capital of the state of Northern in Sudan, on the banks of the Nile. It should not be confused with Old Dongola, an ancient city located 80 km upstream on the opposite bank.

The town is home to the University of Dongola, a public university.

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