Natural Features: Tropical in South,arid desert in north. Generally flat plain, mountains in east and west.
Rainy Seasons: April to October
Accommodation: Khartoum and Port Sudan both have a number of medium-sized hotels, including international standard ones. There are a few smaller hotels in the main towns and several hostels.
Following considerable delays, a US $40m contract, financed by the Saudi Fund for Development and the IDB, to build an international airport in Port Sudan was finalized in 1990.
A programme has been implemented to restore runways at regional airports, which had been damaged by drought, and by the early 1990s most of the work to improve Juba...