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Where is South Sudan Located on Map

by Vishal Kumar

South Sudan, officially The Republic of South Sudan, is a country in East Africa. It became an independent state on July 9, 2011 following a referendum held in January 2011…


Where is South Sudan Located on Map

South Sudan, officially The Republic of South Sudan, is a country in East Africa. It became an independent state on July 9, 2011 following a referendum held in January 2011 in which nearly 99% of voters opted for separation from the rest of Sudan. Its capital and largest city is Juba. See the location map for more details.

Location of South Sudan

South Sudan is a landlocked country bordered by Ethiopia on the East; Kenya to the Southeast; Uganda to the South; the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Southwest; and the Central African Republic to the West; and the Republic of the Sudan to the North. South Sudan includes the vast swamp region of the Sudd formed by the White Nile, locally called the Bahr al Jabal.

Facts About South Sudan

Country Name South Sudan
Continent Africa
Capital and largest city Juba
Area 619,745 km2 (239,285 sq mi)
Population 12,340,000 (2015 estimate)
Lat Long 4.8500° N, 31.6000° E
Official Language English
Calling Code +211
Time Zone East Africa Time (UTC+3)
Airport 2-Airports Scheduled Service
Neighbour Countries Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo ,Central African Republic
Internet TLD .ss
Currency South Sudanese pound (SSP)

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