Northren (state)

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Northren

الشمالية

ash-Shamaliyah
A field in Dongola
A field in Dongola
Location in Sudan.
Location in Sudan.
Coordinates: 19°37′N 29°38′E / 19.617°N 29.633°E / 19.617; 29.633
Kintra Sudan
RegionNorthren
CapitalDongola
Area
 • Total348,765 km2 (134,659 sq mi)
Population
 (2006 (est.))
 • Tot833,743
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)

Northern (Arabic: الشماليةAš Šamāliya) is ane o the 17 wilayat or states o Sudan. It haes an aurie o 348,765 km² an an estimatit population o 833,743 (2006). Dongola is the caipital o the state. The toun o Wadi Halfa, a heidquarters o the Breetish in the late nineteent century, is locatit in the north o the province. The ither touns (localities) are Merowe, Karima, Al-Dabbah an Dongola. Northren Sudan wis in auncient times Nubie. Jebel Uweinat is a muntain range in the aurie o the Egyptian-Libie-Sudanese border