Coordinates: 8°N 30°E / 8°N 30°E / 8; 30

Sooth Sudan, offeecially the Republic o Sooth Sudan[12], is a kintra in East Africae. Its caipital an lairgest ceety is Juba. The landlocked kintra is bordered bi Ethiopie tae the east; Kenyae, Uganda, an the Democratic Republic o the Congo tae the sooth; the Central African Republic tae the wast; an Sudan tae the north. Sooth Sudan includes the vast swamp region o the Sudd formed bi the White Nile, locally cried the Bahr al Jabal.

Republic o Sooth Sudan

Banner o Sooth Sudan
Coat o airms o Sooth Sudan
Coat o airms
Motto: "Justice, Liberty, Prosperity"
Location o Sooth Sudan
and largest city
04°51′N 31°36′E / 4.850°N 31.600°E / 4.850; 31.600
Offeecial leidsInglis[1][2]
Recognised naitional leids
an aroond 60 ither leids
[note 1]
Demonym(s)Sooth Sudanese
GovrenmentFederation[4] unner a presidential constitutional republic
• Preses
Salva Kiir Mayardit
James Wani Igga
Taban Deng Gai
LegislaturNaitional Legislatur
Cooncil o States
Naitional Legislative Assemmly
1 Januar 1956
6 Januar 2005
• Autonomy
9 Julie 2005
• Unthirldom frae Sudan
9 Julie 2011
13 Julie 2011
• Total
619,745 km2 (239,285 sq mi) (41st)
• 2016 estimate
• 2008 census
8,260,490 (disputed)[6] (94t)
• Density
13.33/km2 (34.5/sq mi) (214t)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$20.038 billion[7]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Tot
$3.618 billion[7]
• Per capita
Gini (2009)45.5[8]
HDI (2015)Decrease 0.418[9]
law · 181st
CurrencySooth Sudanese pound (SSP)
Time zoneUTC+3 (East Africae Time)
Drivin sideright
Cawin code+211[10]
ISO 3166 codeSS
  1. Registered, but nae yet operational.
Territorial organization


  1. The Transeetional Constitution o the Republic o Sooth Sudan, Pairt Ane, 6(1): "All indigenous languages of South Sudan are national languages and shall be respected, developed and promoted".[3]


  1. "The Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan, 2011". Government of South Sudan. Archived frae the original on 21 Julie 2011. Retrieved 12 Julie 2011. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help) Archived 2012-10-17 at the Wayback Machine Part One, 6(2). "English shall be the official working language in the Republic of South Sudan".
  2. "At a Glance". Official portal. Government of Southern Sudan. 12 Julie 2011. Archived frae the original on 28 Juin 2011. Retrieved 24 Julie 2011. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help) Archived 2011-06-28 at the Stanford Web Archive
  3. "The Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan, 2011" (PDF). Government of South Sudan. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 29 Juin 2011. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  4. "S. Sudanese government agrees to federal system with rebels - Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan". Sudan Tribune (in Inglis). Addis Ababa. 27 September 2014. Archived frae the original on 11 October 2017. Retrieved 9 Februar 2018.
  5. "World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision". (custom data acquired via website). United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  6. "Discontent over Sudan census". AFP. 21 Mey 2009. Retrieved 14 Julie 2011.
  7. a b c d "South Sudan". World Economic Outlook Database. International Monetary Fund.
  8. "Gini Index". World Bank. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2011.
  9. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2017.
  10. "New country, new number: Country code 211 officially assigned to South Sudan" (Press release). International Telecommunication Union. 14 Julie 2011. Archived frae the original on 5 October 2011. Retrieved 20 Julie 2011.
  11. ".ss Domain Delegation Data". Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. ICANN. Retrieved 1 September 2011.
  12. "South Sudan becomes world's newest nation". Archived frae the original on 12 Julie 2011. Retrieved 9 Julie 2011.