South Sudan

South Sudan's flagLocation: East Africa
Official name: Republic of South Sudan
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 2011 / 2011
Capital city: Juba
Population: 8.3 million / 33 people per sq mile (13 people per sq km)
Total land area: 248,777 square miles (644,329 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Arabic, Dinka, Nuer, Zande, Bari, Shilluk, Lotuko
Main religions: Not available
Ethnic mix: Dinka 40%, Nuer 15%, Shilluk/Anwak 10%, Azande 10%, Arab 10%, Bari 10%, Other 5%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: South Sudan Pound = 100 piastres
Literacy rate: 37%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): Not available


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