Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Nubia, The Forgotten Kingdom

Nubia,known as Sudan now, is one of the largest country in the Africa Continent. Sudan is located right on the South of Egypt on the map but is comparatively less known.

However, this was not the case thousands of years ago. Sudan, known as Nubia then, was a powerful nation. They traded with the Egyptians but also waged wars with them. The Nubians excelled in architecture, design and they have 3 times as many Pyramids as Egypt. Learn more about this once powerful country by watching the clip below.

As of 2008, Sudan is ranked as the second most politically unstable country in the world according to the Failed States Index, this is all due to internal conflicts.

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