About Atbara

Atbarah is a town of 111,399 (2007) located in River Nile State in northeastern Sudan.  It is located at the junction of the Nile and Atbarah rivers. It is an important railway junction and railroad manufacturing centre, and most employment in Atbarah is related to the rail lines. It is known as the "Railway City' and The National Railway Company's headquarters are actually located here in Atbarah