Talodi

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Talodi
Talodi is located in Sudan
Talodi
Talodi
Location in southern Sudan
Coordinates: 10°38′11″N 30°22′47″E / 10.63639°N 30.37972°E / 10.63639; 30.37972Coordinates: 10°38′11″N 30°22′47″E / 10.63639°N 30.37972°E / 10.63639; 30.37972
Country  Sudan
State South Kordofan

Talodi is a small town in the Nuba Mountains, and a district of South Kordofan state, in southern Sudan. The town is nearly 650 km (406 miles) southwest of Khartoum.[1] Its name is from the Talodi people of the area who speak the Talodi language.

Talodi District, in South Kordofan state (pre-2005 map).

A British garrison was located in Talodi during the colonial period, and an independence outbreak occurred in 1906.[2]

The 2012 Sudan Antonov An-26 crash, which killed 32 people on 19 August 2012, took place near the town.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Osman, Mohamed (20 August 2012). "Sudanese helicopter crash kills 32". Boston.com. AP. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Ibrahim, Ahmed Uthman Muhammad (1985). The dilemma of British rule in the Nuba Mountains, 1898-1947. Graduate College, University of Khartoum. Retrieved 22 August 2011.