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South Sudan's Information

Flag of South Sudan
Land Area 644,329 km2
Water Area 0 km2
Total Area 644,329 km2
Population 12,530,717
Population Density 19.45 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $20.88 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,700
Currency Pound (SDG)
Largest Cities
  • Juba (300,000)
  • Malakal (160,765)
  • Wau (127,384)
  • Pajok (49,000)
  • Yambio (40,382)
  • Yei (40,382)
  • Aweil (38,745)
  • Gogrial (38,572)
  • Rumbek (32,083)
  • Bor (26,782)
  • Name: South Sudan
  • Capital City: Juba (372,410 pop.)
  • South Sudan Population: 11,090,104 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: South Sudanese pound (SSP)
    (conversion rates)

    South Sudanese pound
    50 South Sudanese pounds
  • Ethnicity: Dinka, Kakwa, Bari, Azande, Shilluk, Kuku, Murle, Mandari, Didinga, Ndogo, Bviri, Lndi, Anuak, Bongo, Lango, Dungotona, Acholi
  • GDP total: $10.62 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $1,000 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English (official), Arabic (includes Juba and Sudanese variants) (official), regional languages include Dinka, Nuer, Bari, Zande, Shilluk
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Juba, Malakal, Wau
  • Name: Self-descriptive from it's location; Sudan translates to "Land of the Blacks" from the Arabic Bilad as-Sudan.
  • National Day: July 9
  • Religion: animist, Christian
  • Symbols

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