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Sudan is the largest country in Africa and is one of the poorest It is locatedin the northeastern part of the continent It is mainly made up of two regionalgroups an Arab African group in the north and the Nilotes in the south Itsmajor ethnic groups of the north are the Kababish a camel raising people theJaalin and Saiqiyya who live along rivers the Nubians who live along thenorthern Nile the Nuba of the Kordufan Plateau and the Fur in the west Inthe south there is the Dinka Anuak Nuer and Shilluck The officiallanguage of Sudan is Arabic Its religious breakdown is 73 Islamic 17The region lying south of the Sudan are without recorded history untilthe 19th century In the northern regions known as Nubia Egyptianeconomic and political ties can be dated back as far as 2750 BC The Nubaswho are the black Africans whos homeland is Nubia did not practiceChristianity until about 500 BC The Arab conquer of the North Africa turnedEgypt into a Mohammedan country did not have the same affect in Nubiathe Muslims though they frequently raided the country unable to hold itMeanwhile Arabs of the Beni Omayya tribe had to begun to cross the RedSea and settled near the Blue Nile More people from the same tribecontinued to come over and intermarried with the black races of Nubia Arabinfluence over the Nubas was starting and more and more Nubas werepracticing Islamic religions By the 15th century the Arabized Negro raceknown as the Fung during that century had extended their rule over Nubia tothe northern border of Sudan This kingdom lasted into the 19th centuryThe Fung kingdom was overthrown by Egyptian forces ordered byMohhamed Ali His main motive was to gain possession of the gold andprecious stone mines that he thought were in SudanHaving conquered Sudan the Egyptians set up a civil governmentplacing at the head a governor general Kurshid Pash The governor generalhad full unlimited power Around this time Mohammed
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