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

Revision as of 17:12, 12 July 2011

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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 (official), Dinka, others
Religion Christianity, indigenous beliefs 25%, Islam
Country code +249
Time Zone GMT+3

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

Regions

Cities

Other destinations

Understand

Climate

Terrain

History

Talk

English and Arabic (Juba Arabic) are the official languages of South Sudan; however, Dinka is the most widely spoken language.

Get in

By plane

There are currently no direct commercial flights from outside Africa. So, changing planes is necessary; most airlines flying into Juba depart from Cairo (Egypt), Entebbe (Uganda) or Nairobi (Kenya) to/from where you should be able to manage flights to Europe, Asia or the Americas.

Get around

See

Itineraries

Do

  • River Tours by swamp boat operated by Bahr El Jebel Safaris[1].

Eat

Drink

Stay safe

Respect

Get out

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