South Sudan


Point Information
Country Name Republic of South Sudan
Short Name South Sudan
Capital Juba
Largest city Juba
Official languages English, Swahili
National Languages Otuho, Acholi, Dinka, Shilluk, Jur (Luo), Murle, Ma’di, Nuer, Zande
Religion 60.5% Christianity —39.7% Catholic —20.7% Protestant —0.1% Other Christian, 32.9% Traditional faiths, 6.2% Islam, 0.4% Others/None
Demonym(s) South Sudanese
Government Federal presidential constitutional republic
President Salva Kiir Mayardit
Vice President Riek Machar
House Speaker Obuch Ojok
Chief Justice Chan Reec Madut
Total Area 619,745 km2 (239,285 sq mi)
Water (%) .3
Total Land Area (%) 617,885.76 km2
Population 12,778,250 (2019 estimate)
GDP (PPP) $18.435 billion (2018 estimate)
GDP (Nominal) $3.194 billion (2018 estimate)
Currency South Sudanese pound (SSP)
Time zone UTC+3 (East Africa Time)
Date format  dd/mm/yyyy
Mains Electricity 230 V – 50 Hz
Driving side Right
Calling code +211
ISO 3166 code SS
Internet TLD .ss
Political Parties
  1. South Sudan Federal Democratic Party
  2. South Sudan Liberal Party
  3. South Sudan Opposition Alliance
  4. South Sudan STEPS Towards Peace and Democracy
Independence Day 9 July 2011
Tallest Building Radisson Blu

Equatoria Tower

Simasona Tower

Richest Persons Mr. Lukak

Amin Akasha

Bona Bol Bol Arech

Mr. Obac

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