Port SudanPort Sudan
is The Republic of Sudan
's main port city, on the Red Sea
. It was founded by the British
and was used to transport the nations agricultural riches of cotton
and sesame seed
including the cereal sorghum
A city of nearly 300,000 is known for its diving, great beaches and offshore petroleum interests. Tourists often use Port Sudan as a departure point to cross the Red Sea to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.