Population of Cities in Sudan (2022)

Sudan is home to over 44.4 million people, making it the world’s 35th-most populous country. Sudan has three cities with populations of over 1 million people, all located in the Khartoum state. The most populous city is Omdurman, which has a population of about 2,395,013. Close by is the second-most populous city and the country’s capital, Khartoum, which has an estimated population of 1,974,647 in its city and 5,274,321 in its metropolitan area. Khartoum’s metropolitan area includes Omdurman and Khartoum North, linked by bridges to each city. Khartoum North is the third-most populous city with 1,012,211 people. An additional 18 cities have populations of over 100,000 people.

About 35.3% of Sudan’s population lives in cities and urban areas, meaning that 65.06% live in rural areas. In 2009, 32.99% of Sudan’s population was urban. Sudan’s annual urbanization rate is 3.17%.

Sudan has 2 cities with more than a million people, 19 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 42 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Sudan is Khartoum, with a population of people.

Name 2022 Population
Khartoum1,974,647
Omdurman1,200,000
Nyala565,734
Port Sudan489,725
Kassala401,477
El Obeid393,311
Al Qadarif363,945
Kosti345,068
Wad Medani332,714
El Daein264,734
El Fasher252,609
Singa250,000
Ad-Damazin186,051
Geneina162,981
Rabak135,281
Sinnar130,122
Al Manaqil128,297
Gereida120,000
An Nuhud108,008
Atbara107,930
Ed Damer103,941
Kadugli87,666
Ad Douiem87,068
Umm Ruwaba55,742
Shendi53,568
Dilling37,113
As Suki33,524
Ar Ruseris28,862
Al Hasaheisa28,735
Maiurno28,727
Zalingei28,687
Sawakin28,570
Tandalti27,275
Ar Rahad26,273
Kinana26,233
Al Hawatah24,513
Berber22,395
Tokar22,250
Abu Jibeha21,790
Al Mijlad19,997
Doka19,821
Kuraymah19,593
El Bauga19,141
Al Qitena18,321
Al Hilaliyya17,345
Barah16,969
Abu Zabad15,304
Ad Dindar15,144
Dongola13,473
Talodi13,188
Aroma12,708
Marabba12,108
Wagar11,950
Ad Dabbah11,626
El Matama11,366
Al Fulah11,238
Gebeit11,095
Al Lagowa11,024
Umm Kaddadah10,979
Kurmuk10,375
Wad Rawah10,348
Merowe10,234
Al Kawa10,167
Kutum9,849
Al Kiremit al `Arakiyyin9,775
Jalqani9,472
Al Masallamiyya9,373
Wad az Zaki9,271
Um Jar Al Gharbiyya9,038
Argo7,716
Karmah an Nuzul3,928
Najaru qryt njrw1,153
Nagaro1,109

Population of All Cities in Sudan

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