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Kassala Destination Guide

Delve into Kassala in Sudan!

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Kassala in the region of Kassala State with it's 401,477 residents is located in Sudan - some 258 mi (or 415 km) East of Khartoum, the country's capital.

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Current time in Kassala is now 11:10 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Khartoum" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Massawa, Barentu, Asmara, Wad Zumur, Tugarar or Tagug. While being here, make sure to check out Kassala, Banat and Tagug as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


Kassala is the capital of the state of Kassala in eastern Sudan. Its 2008 population was recorded to be 419,030. It is a market town and is famous for its fruit gardens. It was formerly a railroad hub, however, as of 2006 there was no operational railway station in Kassala and much of the track leading to and from the town has been salvaged or fallen into disrepair. Kassala's location along the main Khartoum-Port Sudan highway makes it an important trade center.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 15.45, 36.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Kassala (state), Populated places in Sudan, State capitals in Sudan