- the administrative centre of Sudan, in east-central an element of the nation during the confluence associated with the Blue Nile and the White Nile. Started c. 1821 as an Egyptian military camp, it had been destroyed by Mahdists in 1885. Lord Kitchener retook the city in 1898 and oversaw its rebuilding. Populace: 1,970,000.
- Capital for the Sudan.
- the capital of Sudan situated within confluence associated with Blue Nile and White Nile