South Sudan


Country NameRepublic of South Sudan
Short NameSouth Sudan
Largest cityJuba
Official languagesEnglish, Swahili
National LanguagesOtuho, Acholi, Dinka, Shilluk, Jur (Luo), Murle, Ma’di, Nuer, Zande
Religion60.5% 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
GovernmentFederal presidential constitutional republic
PresidentSalva Kiir Mayardit
Vice PresidentRiek Machar
House SpeakerObuch Ojok
Chief JusticeChan Reec Madut
Total Area619,745 km2 (239,285 sq mi)
Water (%).3
Total Land Area (%)617,885.76 km2
Population12,778,250 (2019 estimate)
GDP (PPP)$18.435 billion (2018 estimate)
GDP (Nominal)$3.194 billion (2018 estimate)
CurrencySouth Sudanese pound (SSP)
Time zoneUTC+3 (East Africa Time)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Mains Electricity230 V – 50 Hz
Driving sideRight
Calling code+211
ISO 3166 codeSS
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 Day9 July 2011
Tallest BuildingRadisson Blu

Equatoria Tower

Simasona Tower

Richest PersonsMr. Lukak

Amin Akasha

Bona Bol Bol Arech

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