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'''Southern Sudan''' is a breakaway region of [[Sudan]], which in the wake of intense fighting with the central government in years past, now enjoys a good deal of autonomy and control over much of its oilfields. <br>
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'''Southern Sudan''' is a country in East Africa. Formerly a breakaway region of [[Sudan]], it became an independent country on July 9, 2011 after a referendum was held in January that year.
  
 
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[[WikiPedia:South Sudan]]

Revision as of 22:06, 8 July 2011

Quick Facts
Capital Juba
Government Federal presidential democratic republic
Currency Sudanese Pound (SDG)
Area total: 619,745 km2
Population 7,500,000–9,700,000 (2006 est.)
Language English (official), Juba Arabic, Dinka, others
Religion Christianity, indigenous beliefs 25%, Islam
Country code +249
Time Zone GMT+3

Southern Sudan is a country in East Africa. Formerly a breakaway region of Sudan, it became an independent country on July 9, 2011 after a referendum was held in January that year.

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