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[dong-guh-luh] /ˈdɒŋ gə lə/
a former province in the N Sudan, now part of Northern Province. Unabridged
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a small town in the N Sudan, on the Nile: built on the site of Old Dongola, the capital of the Christian Kingdom of Nubia (6th to 14th centuries). Pop: 16 900 (2001 est)
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town, northern Sudan. It lies on the west bank of the Nile River, about 278 miles (448 km) northwest of Khartoum. The town is an agricultural centre for the surrounding area, which produces cotton, wheat, barley, sugarcane, and vegetables. Dunqulah is linked by road with Wadi Halfa' and Marawi and has a domestic airport.

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