Reference Entry

Khartoum (Sudan)

John Everett-Heath

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

Third edition

Published online May 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191751394

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The full name is Ra᾽s Al Khurṭūm ‘End of the (Elephant's) Trunk’ from the Arabic ra᾽s ‘headland’, al-, and khurṭūm

Reference Entry.  122 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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