- a province in the central Sudan. About 147,000 sq. mi. (380,730 sq. km). Capital: El Obeid.
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The first mines are those of Kordofan, between Darfour and Abyssinia.
Kordofan, it may be observed, is the driest province in the Soudan.The Egyptian campaigns, 1882 to 1885
Materials from Kordofan are noted for their durability rather than for their beauty.Fire and Sword in the Sudan
Rudolf C. Slatin
All that portion of it bordering on Kordofan is entirely depopulated.
Other exports from Kordofan are tamarinds, senna, and the skins of animals.
- 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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