Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

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Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

(Placename) the former name (1899–1956) of Sudan
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1. a region in N Africa, S of the Sahara and Libyan deserts, extending from the Atlantic to the Red Sea.
2. Republic of the. Formerly, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. a republic in NE Africa, S of Egypt and bordering on the Red Sea: a former condominium of Egypt and Great Britain; gained independence 1956. 34,475,690; 967,500 sq. mi. (2,505,825 sq. km).Cap.: Khartoum.
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The agreement designated territory south of the twenty-second parallel as the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan.
Titular sultan 'Ali Dinar restored it in 1898, but in 1916, the British invaded, killed its last ruler, and annexed it to Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Muhammad al-Tunisi's 1851 travelogue, Tashhidh al-adhhan provides a glimpse into the Darfur Sultanate at a key period in its history.
The Agreement between Egypt and Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 7 May, 1929 : This agreement gave Egypt complete control over the Nile during the dry season when water is most needed for agricultural irrigation.
1899-1955: South Sudan is part of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, under joint British-Egyptian rule.

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