Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

Learn more about Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

Jump to: navigation, search

Anglo-Egyptian Sudan was the name of Sudan between 1899 and 1956, when it was a condominium of the United Kingdom and Egypt (which was then under British influence).

It was located in northern Africa immediately south of Egypt. It shared boundaries with Italian East Africa and the Red Sea on the east, French Equatorial Africa on the west, and extending to the northern borders of Kenya, Uganda, and the Belgian Congo.

The capital of the territory was Khartoum. The principal products of the colony were gum Arabic and cotton. Population was over 6 million people and covered an area of approximately 970,000 square miles.

The Condominium was administered by a Governor-General. Laws and regulations were made by the Governor-General in Council. The Flags of both Egypt and Great Britain flew over the Sudan during thisالسودان الأنجلو مصري de:Anglo-Ägyptischer Sudan

Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

Personal tools
what is world wizzy?
  • World Wizzy is a static snapshot taken of Wikipedia in early 2007. It cannot be edited and is online for historic & educational purposes only.