About Khartoum


Let's have a look around into background of Khartoum
  • State: Khartoum
  • Country: Sudan
  • Latitude: 15.564836
  • Longitude: 32.529831
  • Time zone: East Africa Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +3 hours

Weather in Khartoum

  • Climate: Desert Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to March

Location

Khartoum is largest and the capital city in the Sudan. Khartoum has a total population of 5,185,000 (2016 Census). Khartoum is located in the  middle of the populated areas at the confluence of White Nile from north and Blue Nile flowing from the west.

Distance from Khartoum center to Airport

Khartoum International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 1 miles /2 km

Driving Time: 5 Minutes

Languages: Arabic followed by English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Khartoum International Airport
  • Rail: Sudan Railway
  • Road: Khartoum Bus

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 1 – 2 $
  • Housekeeper: 25 – 50 cents
  • Concierge: 2 – 3 $

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 1 – 2 $

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Tambul,
  • Tabat,
  • Rabak

Emergency Contact Numbers in Khartoum city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 191/192/193
  • Railway: +249 183-774009 (Sudan Railways)
  • Airport: +249 18378 2382 (Khartoum International Airport)
  • Hospital: +249 18 376 6661 (Fedail Specialized Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Khartoum

  • Nile Plast
  • Nile Chemex
  • Sudan Build Expo

Tourist Attractions

  • Italian Tourism Co.
  • Turkish Cemetery
  • Ethnographic Museum

Theatre & Concerts

  • Friendship Hall
  • Khartoum Place Theatre
  • American Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Khartoum

  • Al Nuba Restaurant
  • Assaha
  • Topkapi Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in Khartoum

  • Afra Mall
  • Al-Waha Mall
  • Mojo Gallery

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Sudan National Museum
  • Mojo Gallery Kartoum
  • Badr Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Fresh Fish - Samakna
  • Grilled Chicken - Amwaj
  • Pizza – Nibble & Nosh

Sports Club

  • Al Khartoum SC - Football
  • Al Ahli Khartoum - Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 12.50 £Sd (Non Alcoholic)
  • Taxi: 15 £Sd (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 4437 £Sd
  • Cheap meal: 30 £Sd
  • Gasoline: 4.64 £Sd / litre
  • 3 course meal: 100 £Sd
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