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Al Amarat (Arabic: العمارات ‎ / transliterated: Al Amarat) Al Amarat is a Sudanese neighborhood, is a large neighborhood within Khartoum State and Khartoum city, one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in Khartoum city.[1]

Al Amarat

العمارات
District
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Commonالعمارات
Skyline of Al Amarat
Map of Al Amarat (inset: map of Khartoum)
Map of Al Amarat (inset: map of Khartoum)
Al Amarat is located in Sudan
Al Amarat
Al Amarat
Location of Al Amarat in Sudan
Coordinates: 15°39′N 32°29′E / 15.650°N 32.483°E / 15.650; 32.483Coordinates: 15°39′N 32°29′E / 15.650°N 32.483°E / 15.650; 32.483
CountrySudan
GovernorateKhartoum
Time zoneUTC+3 (East Africa Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3

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GeographyEdit

Al Amarat is bounded on the east by Africa or (airport) road and on the west by Mohamed Naguib road. The nomenclature of the neighborhood streets starts with 1st street and ends by 61th street, using odd numbering.[2]

 
The late General President AABOUD
 
Alamart neighborhood
 
Africa Street

HistoryEdit

The district is a modern residential districts in Khartoum, but it was found after the late General President Ibrahim Abboud government. Al Amarat district is one of the neighborhoods of Khartoum city, It has been known as a major residential for cultural and businessmen at the centre capital of Sudan.[3]

EtymologyEdit

The neighbourhood was named Al Amarat as it was the first district in Khartoum with high-rise buildings, and was originally called "South Amarat". It was planned to have both first class and second class buildings, and some people call it (Abboud) from their point of view. District of Al Amarat was one of the major achievement as the first government leading development. It was one of Great housing revolution developments in Sudan which bomber detonated by late General President Ibrahim Abboud.

 
The Export Development Bank
 
Alhawi supermarket 15th Street

ClimateEdit

Alamart district of Khartoum features a hot semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSh) with a dry season occurring during "wintertime", typical of the Saharo-Sahelian zone which marks the progressive passage between the Sahara's vast desert areas and the Sahel's vast semi-arid areas. The climate is extremely dry for most of the year with about nine months where average rainfall is lower than 5 mm (0.20 in). The very long dry season is itself divided into a hot, very dry season between November and March as well as a very hot, dry season between April and June. [4]

Social life in Al Amarat districtEdit

Al Amarat is one of the safest districts in Khartoum, especially considering its size. Social life tends to be muted. There are plenty of good restaurants, clustered in wealthier neighborhoods and where lots of expats live. It is a decent place to live. Houses and apartments are also in high supply. Amarat has been the favorite neighborhood in Khartoum. The people have become accustomed to rush to their homes early in the evening because Khartoum yawns early due to the government decision to stop private parties at 11:00 pm, an hour before midnight.

Famous places and buildingsEdit

  • Decor House buildings 15th Street
  • Mobilia Center Building 15th Street[5]

EducationEdit

Al Amarat District knew Education since it was established and since then spread to the schools District at different stages. Elementary Schools and High Schools:

  • Khartoum New Secondary School For Girls
  • Hassouna Secondary School For Boys
  • Al Amarat Girls Intermediate School
  • Al Amarat Elementary School For Boys
  • Al Amarat Intermediate School For Boys.[6]

Important figures who have lived in Al AmaratEdit

Photo galleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-10-20. Retrieved 2014-12-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link). sudan.gov.sd
  2. ^ "مفوضية تشجيع الإستثمار - ولاية الخرطوم". Investment Encouragement Commission.
  3. ^ "حكومة ولاية الخرطوم". Khartoum.
  4. ^ "World Weather Information Service – Khartoum". UN. Retrieved 6 May 2010.
  5. ^ http://www.cbos.gov.sd/en/node/3298
  6. ^ "Sudanese higher education". Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research. Retrieved 2011-09-15.
  7. ^ Biography of El Ferik Ibrahim Abboud at bookrags.com

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