Description

Al Jazirah, also spelt Gezira, is one of the 18 states of Sudan. The state lies between the Blue Nile and the White Nile in the east-central region of the country. It has an area of 27,549 km2. The name comes from the Arabic word for island. Wad Madani is the capital of the state.Irrigated cotton-producing stateAl Jazirah is a well-populated area suitable for agriculture. The area was at the southern end of Nubia and little is known about its ancient history and only limited archaeological work has been conducted in this area. It was part of the kingdom of Alodia for several centuries and with that state s collapse in the early sixteenth century became the centre of the Funj Kingdom of Sennar.The region is the site of the Gezira Scheme, a program to foster cotton farming begun in 1925. At that time the Sennar Dam and numerous irrigation canals were built. Al Jazirah became the Sudan s major agricultural region with more than 2.5e6acre under cultivation. The initial development project was semi-private, but the government nationalized it in 1950. Cotton production increased in the 1970s but by the 1990s increased wheat production has supplanted a third of the land formerly seeded with cotton.

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Street Parking No
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تفتيش مدني

Travel & Transportation

مجموعة مدارس نورا و الجيل الصاعد للتعليم الخاص
. الشاحنات الخرطوم جبل اولياء الفتح المبين, 11111, Khartoum, Sudan
School

Al Jazirah

Region
ابوحراز

Region, Professional Service

عتره
East Al Gazera
Neighborhood

الراكوبه

Local Business
ابوحراز غرب
شارع الخرطوم شرق مدني, Abu Haraz, Al Wusta, Sudan
Local Business

Al Jazirah

Government Organization, State

Abu Haraz, Al Wusta, Sudan
Abu Haraz, Al Wusta, Sudan
City, City
الجزيرة مدينة ودمدني
السودان - الجزيرة -25كيلوغرب ودمدنى, wwalgazera.com, Wad Madani
City
Fadasi Al `Umarab, Al Wusta, Sudan
Fadasi Al `Umarab, Al Wusta, Sudan
City

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