Khartoum

Khartoum, a caravan depôt in the Soudan, just above the confluence of the Blue and White Niles, 1100 m. S. of Cairo; was an active slave-trade centre, and commercially important; was captured by the Mahdists in 1885, when General Gordon fell; retaken by Lord Kitchener in 1898; lately has been superseded by Omdurman on the opposite bank of the Nile.

Population (circa 1900) given as 60,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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