South Sudan became an independent state in 2011, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of South Sudan is 10,625,176 (2012) and the nation has a density of 16 people per square kilometer.
The currency of South Sudan is the South Sudanese Pound (SSP). As well, the people of South Sudan are refered to as South Sudanese.
The dialing code for the country is 211 and the top level internet domain for South Sudanese sites is .ss.
To learn more, visit our detailed South Sudan section.
|Density||16.5 / km2 ( 42.7 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Juba (Central Equatoria)|
|Currency||South Sudanese Pound|
|GDP||13,069,991,258 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||1,230 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||644,329 km2 (248,777 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||The Central African Republic, Kenya, Ethiopia, The Sudan, Uganda, The Democratic Republic Of The Congo|
What is the capital of South Sudan?
Juba is the capital city of South Sudan. It has a population of 300,000, and is located on a latitue of 4.85 and longitude of 31.58.
Juba is also the political center of South Sudan, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Juba, the Capital Of South Sudan
|Elevation||518 meters over sea level|
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