6 Facts About Sudan

1. Education in Sudan is free and compulsory for children aged 6 to 13 years.

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2. The economy of Sudan has been steadily growing over the 2000s, and according to a World Bank report the overall growth in GDP in 2010 was 5.2 percent compared to 2009 growth of 4.2 percent.

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3. In 2010, Sudan was considered the 17th-fastest-growing economy in the world and the rapid development of the country largely from oil profits even when facing international sanctions was noted by The New York Times in a 2006 article.

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4. In 2015, Sudan participated in the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen against the Shia Houthis and forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was deposed in the 2011 uprising.

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5. In December 2005, Sudan became one of the few states to recognize Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara.

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6. The United Nations Mission in Sudan was established under the UN Security Council Resolution 1590 to support its implementation.

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