Wad Afudi Destination Guide
Discover Wad Afudi in Sudan!
Wad Afudi in the region of Blue Nile is a town located in Sudan - some 275 mi (or 442 km) South-East of Khartoum, the country's capital.
Local time in Wad Afudi is now 03:37 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Khartoum" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Bahir Dar, Asosa, Wad Madani, As Sirew, Singa or Ad Doha Fallata. When in this area, you might want to check out Shanisha, Ad Disa, Karuri, Aj Jarif, Ad Dawmah and Mansura as well. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
Er Roseires (Arabic الروصيرص) is a town in eastern Sudan 60km from the border with Ethiopia. Lord Prudhoe mentions this town in the 1829 diary he kept while travelling in the Sennar. At the time it was the residence of one Sheikh Suliman, ruler of the lower reach of the Blue Nile (known as Bahr-el-azrek), for which he paid 1500 ounces of gold to the Egyptians out of his revenues. The Roseires Dam is located just upstream of the town.
Located at 11.99, 34.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
The Roseires Dam is a dam on the Blue Nile at Ad Damazin, just upstream of the town of Er Roseires, in Sudan. It consists of a concrete buttress dam 1 km wide with a maximum height of 68m, and an earth dam on either side. The earth dam on the eastern bank is 4 km long, and that on the western bank is 8.5 km long. The reservoir is about 290 km. The dam was completed in 1966, initially for irrigation purposes. A power generation plant, with a maximum capacity of 280 megawatts, was added in 1971.
Located at 11.99, 34.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
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