Search within this web site:

 
you are here ::

Population, Religion and Language

Sunni Muslims, Sunni Islam, African languages, Christians, percent

About 70 percent of the people of Sudan are Muslims, some 15 percent are Christians, and most of the remainder follow traditional religions. The people of northern Sudan are predominantly Sunni Muslims (Sunni Islam). Most of the people in the south either practice traditional religions or are Christians. The official language of Sudan is Arabic; English is widely spoken, and African languages are used in the south. A program of Arabization is in place to encourage greater use of Arabic in the south.



Article key phrases:

Sunni Muslims, Sunni Islam, African languages, Christians, percent, south, place, English, remainder

 
 

Search within this web site: