Khartoum North


Khartoum North
Khartoum North
al-Khartum Bahri
—  City  —
Industrial area of Khartoum North
Nickname(s): Bahri
Country  Sudan
Population 900,000+

Khartoum North (al-Khartūm Bahrī) is a city close to, but distinct from, Khartoum in central Sudan. The city is close to the confluence of the White and Blue Nile on the eastern bank of the Blue Nile. The city, which had in 1993 a rapidly growing population of 900,000, is connected by bridges to Khartoum and Omdurman. It is known also as " Bahrī بحري meaning North in Egyptian Arabic(South is Qibli قبلي ).

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Demographics

Location of Khartoum North
Year Population[1]
1956 39.100
1973 150.989
1983 341.155
1993 700.887
2007 Estimate 1.725.570


Economy and industry

The industrial centre of the region and the country, the city contains dockyards, marine and rail workshops, and sawmills. Khartoum North trades in cotton, grains, fruit, and livestock; industries include tanning, brewing, brickmaking, textile weaving, and food processing. Since the year 2000, chemical plants supplying household products to the rest of the country have been built in the city.

A wealthy suburb is growing towards the eastern part of the city, along the Blue Nile.

Neighbourhoods

Khartoum North has many neighbourhoods, some of which are:

  • alamlaak
  • Cooper City
  • Kafouri
  • Bahri Industrial Area
  • St. Joseph
  • Al Sababi
  • Al Dnagla north
  • Al Dnagla south
  • Hilat Hamad
  • Hilat Khojali
  • Hilat Koko
  • Greaf Sharq
  • Alshabia north
  • Alshabia south
  • Almazad
  • Almulazmien
  • Almerghania
  • Alsafia
  • shambat

Infrastructure

Bridges

The following bridges cross the Blue Nile and connect Khartoum North to Khartoum:

  • Shambat Bridge crosses the Nile and connects the city to Omdurman

References

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



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