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Dominant-Party Federal Presidential Republic
Current Head of Government:
- The oil sector has driven much of the country’s GDP since 1999.
- Sudan, currently, is attempting to generate new sources of revenues, such as from gold mining, while carrying out an austerity program to reduce expenditures.
- Agricultural production continues to employ 80% of the work force and contributes a third of GDP.
45,561,556 (2020) (31st)
1.8 million sq km (728,215 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Islam (Sunni) 98%
- Small Christianity minority
- Arabic (official)
- English (official)
- Ta Bedawie