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For today’s Geo Quiz — we’re looking for the name of a Sudanese state that bridges north and south Sudan. It’s a place where a shaky peace holds between the Sudanese government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army. And it’s a place where valuable oil deposits lie under the desert-like landscape:

It’s flat, very cracked and dry in the summertime with scrappy Acacia trees, and when the rains start it makes it almost impassable but the leaves start to green and small plants grow up from the ground and what was a very dry, desert-like place blooms.

So can you come up with the rather obscure name of one of Sudan’s more than 2 dozen states.

We’re back in a minute to talk with a young doctor who’s written about his stint there with Doctors Without Borders.

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