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(Placename) a region of the central Sudan: consists of a plateau with rugged uplands (the Nuba Mountains). Area: 380 548 sq km (146 930 sq miles)
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(ˌkɔr doʊˈfɑn)

a province in the central Sudan. 3,103,000. ab. 147,000 sq. mi. (380,730 sq. km). Cap.: El Obeid.
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Noun1.Kordofan - a mountainous province of central Sudan
Republic of the Sudan, Soudan, Sudan - a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956
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Khartoum, June 25 (SUNA) -- Deputy Chairman of the Transitional Military Council (TMC), Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, received Tuesday at the Republican Palace a delegation of the native administration, women and youths of South Kordofan State, in presence of the chairman of the TMC political committee and the council's spokesman, Gen.
March 31, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese government chief negotiator for peace in the Two Areas Faisal Hassan Ibrahim has called to for the unity of local actor involved in the government efforts to achieve peace in South Kordofan state.
QNA Khartoum GOVERNOR of Sudan's North Kordofan state Ahmed Mohamed Haroun has appreciated Qatar's supportfor his country as well as efforts to promote relations between the two countries, especially in the fields of development and education.
Summary: MSF is working in war-torn South Kordofan despite Khartoum's denial of access to parts of state, confirming some aid has got through.
TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 41 people were killed in clashes between rival Sudanese clans over the ownership of land being explored for oil in West Kordofan state.
L'armee soudanaise a annonce avoir tue vendredi "plus de 50 rebelles" durant des combats qui se sont deroules dans l'Etat du sud Kordofan, a la suite d'une offensive menee par des groupes rebelles et qui aurait ete repoussee par les forces gouvernementales, selon l'agence soudanaise officielle Suna.
KHARTOUM: Sudan's war-torn South Kordofan state is to be divided, giving separate status to the western part dominated by nomadic Arab Misseriya tribesmen, the government said yesterday.
| KHARTOUM, Oct 8 (KUNA) -- Six people, including four women and two children, were killed and 22 others, including 10 children and nine women, wounded on Monday in an attack by rebels in Sudan's South Kordofan state.
KADUGLI, South Kordofan (TAP) - A Sudanese driver for the World Food Programme has been shot dead in war-torn South Kordofan state, the UN agency said on Sunday, in the second attack against it in two days.
agencies to take part in a government-organized mission to South Kordofan, where the U.N.
Sudanese militia have killed 17 people in the oil-producing South Kordofan region just two weeks before long-delayed elections.