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Omdurman

Administration
Full nameOmdurman
Official nameOmdurman
CountrySudan
StateKhartoum State
Geography
Elevation584 ft (178 m)
Demography
Total Population2395159 (2008)
Other information
Time zoneEast Africa Time (UTC+3)

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Omdurman (Standard Arabic Umm Durmān أم درمان) is the second largest city in Sudan and Khartoum State, lying on the western banks of the River Nile, opposite the capital, Khartoum. Omdurman has a population of 2,395,159 (2008) and is the national centre of commerce. With Khartoum and Khartoum North or Bahri, it forms the cultural and industrial heart of the nation.


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