Khartoum North

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Khartoum North (al-Khartūm Bahrī) is a ceety close tae, but distinct frae, Khartoum in central Sudan. The ceety is close tae the confluence o the White an Blue Niles on the eastren bank o the Blue Nile. The ceety, which haed in 1993 a rapidly growin population o 900,000, is connectit bi briges tae Khartoum an Omdurman. It is forby kent as "Bahrī" (Egyptian Arabic: بحري‎), meanin North in Egyptian Arabic. (Sooth is Qibli (Egyptian Arabic: قبلي‎).)

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Population[1]
1956 39,100
1973 150,989
1983 341,155
1993 700,887
2007 estimate 1,725,570
Location o Khartoum North

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1998 the Al-Shifa pharmaceutical factory wis destroyed bi the Unitit States for several reasons, includin allegit ties atween the awners o the plant an the terrorist group al-Qaeda.[2]

Economy an industry[eedit | eedit soorce]

The industrial centre o the region an the kintra, the ceety contains dockyards, marine an rail wirkshops, an sawmills. Khartoum North treds in cotton, grains, fruit, an livestock; industries include tannin, brewin, brickmakin, textile weavin, an fuid processin. Syne the year 2000, chemical plants supplyin hoosehauld products tae the rest o the kintra hae been biggit in the ceety.

A wealthy suburb is growin towards the eastren pairt o the ceety, alang the Blue Nile.

Neighbourhuids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Khartoum North haes mony neighbourhuids, some o which are:

  • Alamlaak
  • Cooper Ceety
  • Kafouri
  • Bahri Industrial Area
  • St. Joseph
  • Al Sababi
  • Al Dnagla north
  • Al Dnagla sooth
  • Hilat Hamad
  • Hilat Khojali
  • Hilat Koko
  • Greaf Sharq
  • Alshabia north
  • Alshabia sooth
  • Almazad
  • Almulazmien
  • Almerghania
  • Alsafia

Infrastructure[eedit | eedit soorce]

Briges[eedit | eedit soorce]

The follaein briges cross the Blue Nile an connect Khartoum North tae Khartoum:

  • Mac Nimir Bridge
  • Blue Nile Road and Railway Bridge
  • Cooper Bridge
  • Al Mansheiya Bridge
  • Shambat Bridge crosses the Nile an connects the ceety tae Omdurman.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  2. Barletta, Michael (Fall 1998). "Chemical Weapons in the Sudan: Allegations and Evidence" (PDF). The Nonproliferation Review: 115–136.

Coordinates: 15°38′N 32°38′E / 15.633°N 32.633°E / 15.633; 32.633