South Sudan

South Sudan is a country in . It was a region of until it became an independent country on 9 July 2011 after a referendum held in January that year.

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is a fast-growing city and capital of South Sudan, which gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Photo: Al Jazeera English, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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The is a region of northeastern South Sudan. Photo: USAID Africa Bureau, Public domain.

South Sudan

Latitude of center
7.8699° or 7° 52' 11.8" north
Longitude of center
29.6668° or 29° 40' 0.4" east
Population
8,260,000
Elevation
406 metres (1,332 feet)
Capital
Area
644,329 km² (248,777 miles²)
Currency
Pound (SSP)
Phone code
211
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1356260631
Geo­Names ID
7909807
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Also Known As

  • Adyghe; Adygei: Къыблэ Судан
  • Afar: Qubla Sudan
  • Afrikaans: Suid-Soedan
  • Akan: South Sudan
  • Albanian: Sudani i Jugut
  • Amharic: ደቡብ ሱዳን
  • Arabic: Salatan nga Sudan
  • Arabic: جمهورية جنوب السودان
  • Arabic: جنوب السودان
  • Aragonese: Sudán d'o Sud
  • Aramaic: ܬܝܡܢܐ ܕܣܘܕܐܢ
  • Aramaic: ܬܝܡܢ ܣܘܕܐܢ
  • Armenian: Հարավային Սուդան
  • Assamese: দক্ষিণ চুডান
  • Asturian; Bable: Sudán del Sur
  • Avaric: Geesudana
  • Avaric: Югалъулаб Судан
  • Azerbaijani: Cənubi Sudan
  • Balinese: Sudan Kelod
  • Balinese: Sudan Selatan
  • Bambara: Worodugu Soudan
  • Bambara: Worodugu Sudan
  • Banjar: Sudan Salatan
  • Bashkir: Көньяҡ Судан
  • Basque: Hego Sudan
  • Bavarian: Sidsudan
  • Belarusian: Паўднёвы Судан
  • Bengali: দক্ষিণ সুদান
  • Bhojpuri: दक्खिन सूडान
  • Bihari : दक्खिन सूडान
  • Bislama: Saot Sudan
  • Bosnian: Južni Sudan
  • Breton: Soudan ar Su
  • Breton: Susoudan
  • Bulgarian: Южен Судан
  • Burmese: တောင် ဆူဒန်
  • Burmese: တောင်ဆူဒန်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: República del Sudan del Sud
  • Catalan: Sudan del Sud
  • Cebuano: Habagatang Sudan
  • Central Bicolano: Habagatan Sudan
  • Central Kurdish: سوودانی باشوور
  • Central Kurdish: کۆماری سوودانی باشوور
  • Chavacano: Sudán del Sur
  • Chechen: Къилба Судан
  • Chinese: Lâm Sudan
  • Chinese: 南苏丹 / 南蘇丹
  • Chinese: 南苏丹
  • Chinese: 南苏丹共和国
  • Chinese: 南蘇丹
  • Chuvash: Кăнтăр Судан
  • Cornish: Soudan Soth
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Cenübiy Sudan
  • Croatian: Južni Sudan
  • Czech: Jižní Súdán
  • Danish: Sydsudan
  • Dimli: Sudanê Veroci
  • Dinka: Cuëny Thudän
  • Dinka: Paguot Thudän
  • Dutch: SS
  • Dutch: SSD
  • Dutch: Zuid-Soedan
  • Dzongkha: སཱའུཐ་ སུ་ཌཱན
  • Eastern Mari: Кечывалвел Судан
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: جنوب السودان
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Sūþsudan
  • English: Republic of South Sudan
  • English: SSD
  • English: Southern Sudan
  • English: ss
  • English: 🇸🇸
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Sud-Sudano
  • Esperanto: Sud-Sudano
  • Estonian: Lõuna-Sudaan
  • Estonian: Lõuna-Sudaani Vabariik
  • Ewe: Anyiehe Sudan nutome
  • Ewe: Anyiehe Sudã
  • Extremaduran: Sudán del Sul
  • Faroese: Suðursudan
  • Finnish: Etelä-Sudan
  • Finnish: Etelä-Sudanin tasavalta
  • French: République du Soudan du Sud
  • French: SS
  • French: Soudan Du Sud
  • French: Soudan du Sud
  • French: Sud-Soudan
  • French: la République du Soudan du Sud
  • Frisian: Súd-Sûdan
  • Frisian: Sûd-Soedan
  • Gaelic (Scots): Sudàn a Deas
  • Gagauz: Üülen Sudan
  • Gallegan: O Sudán do Sur
  • Gallegan: Sudán do Sur
  • Ganda: South Sudan
  • Georgian: სამხრეთი სუდანი
  • Georgian: სამხრეთ სუდანი
  • German: Republik Südsudan
  • German: Südsudan
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία του Νότιου Σουδάν
  • Greek: Νότιο Σουδάν
  • Guarani: Yvy Sundã
  • Guianese Creole French: Soudan di Sid
  • Gujarati: દક્ષિણ સુદાન
  • Gujarati: દક્ષિણ સૂડાન
  • Hakka Chinese: Nàm Sudan
  • Hausa: Nàm Sudan
  • Hausa: Sudan ta Kudu
  • Hebrew: דרום סודאן
  • Hebrew: דרום סודן
  • Hindi: दक्षिण सूडान
  • Hungarian: Dél-Szudán
  • Hungarian: Dél-szudáni Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Suður-Súdan
  • Ido: Sud-Sudan
  • Igbo: South Sudan
  • Iloko: Abagatan a Sudan
  • Inari Sami: Maadâ-Sudan
  • Inari Sami: Maadâ-Sudan täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Sudan Selatan
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Sudan del Sud
  • Interlingue: Sud-Sudan
  • Irish: An tSúdáin Theas
  • Irish: an tSúdáin Theas
  • Italian: Sud Sudan
  • Italian: Sudan del Sud
  • Jamaican Creole English: Sout Sudan
  • Japanese: 南スーダン
  • Japanese: 南スーダン共和国
  • Javanese: Sudan Kidul
  • Kabiyé: Sudaanɩ Hadɛ Kiŋ
  • Kalaallisut: Kujalleqsudan
  • Kannada: ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಸುಡಾನ್
  • Kannada: ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಸೂಡಾನ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Qubla Sudan
  • Kazakh: Оңтүстік Судан
  • Khmer: ស៊ូដង់​ខាង​ត្បូង
  • Kikuyu: Sũdana ya Kuthini
  • Kirghiz: Түштүк Судан
  • Komi-Permyak: Лунвыв Судан
  • Komi: Лунвыв Судан
  • Kongo: Sudan ya Sudi
  • Korean: 남수단
  • Kurdish: Sûdana Başûr
  • Kölsch: Südsudan
  • Ladin: Sudan dl Sud
  • Ladino: Sudan del Sud
  • Lak: Кьилвалул Судан
  • Lao: Abagatan a Sudan
  • Lao: ຊູດານໃຕ້
  • Latin: Sudania Australis
  • Latvian: Dienvidsudāna
  • Letzeburgesch: Südsudan
  • Ligurian: Sudan do Sud
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Zuid-Soedan
  • Lingala: Sudani ya Sidi
  • Lithuanian: Pietų Sudanas
  • Livvi: Suvi Sudan
  • Lombard: Süd Sudan
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Süüdsudan
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Zuudsoedan
  • Macedonian: Јужен Судан
  • Malagasy: Sodàna Atsimo
  • Malay (generic): Sudan Selatan
  • Malayalam: ദക്ഷിണ സുഡാൻ
  • Maltese: Repubblika tas-Sudan t’Isfel
  • Maltese: Sudan t'Isfel
  • Maltese: is-Sudan t’Isfel
  • Manx: Yn Toodaan Yiass
  • Marathi: दक्षिण सुदान
  • Mazanderani: جنوبی سودان
  • Min Dong Chinese: Nàng Sudan
  • Min Nan Chinese: Lâm Sudan
  • Minangkabau: Sudan Selatan
  • Mingrelian: ობჟათე სუდანი
  • Moksha: Лямбеширень Судан
  • Mongolian: Өмнөд Судан
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: جنوب السودان
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: جنوب سودان
  • Nauru: South Sudan
  • Nepali: दक्षिण सुडान
  • Northern Frisian: Süüdsudaan
  • Northern Luri: سوٙدان ھارگە
  • Northern Sami: Lulli-Sudan
  • Northern Sami: Lulli-Sudan dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Máttasudan
  • Norwegian: Republikken Sør-Sudan
  • Norwegian: Sør-Sudan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Sør-Sudan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sør-Sudan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sør-Sudan
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Sodan del Sud
  • Oriya: ଦକ୍ଷିଣ ସୁଦାନ
  • Oromo: Sudaan Kibbaa
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Хуссар Судан
  • Pampanga: Mauling Sudan
  • Panjabi: ਦੱਖਣ ਸੁਡਾਨ
  • Panjabi: ਦੱਖਣੀ ਸੁਡਾਨ
  • Panjabi: ਦੱਖਣੀ ਸੂਡਾਨ
  • Papiamento: Sur Sudan
  • Persian: جمهوری سودان جنوبی
  • Persian: سودان جنوبی
  • Piemontese: Sud Sudan
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Sowth Sudan
  • Polish: Sudan Południowy
  • Portuguese: República do Sudão do Sul
  • Portuguese: Sudão do Sul
  • Portuguese: ss
  • Portuguese: 🇸🇸
  • Pushto: سويلي سوډان
  • Pushto: سویلي سوډان
  • Pushto: سوېلي سوډان
  • Quechua: Sudán del Sur
  • Quechua: Urin Sudan
  • Raeto-Romance: Sudan dal Sid
  • Romanian: Sudanul de Sud
  • Russia Buriat: Урда Судан
  • Russian: Республика Южный Судан
  • Russian: Южный Судан
  • Sango: Sudäan-Mbongo
  • Santali: ᱠᱚᱧᱮ ᱥᱩᱫᱟᱱ
  • Santali: ᱮᱛᱚᱢ ᱥᱩᱫᱟᱱ
  • Sardinian: Sudan Meridionali
  • Saterfriesisch: Suud-Sudan
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Südsudan
  • Scots: Sooth Sudan
  • Serbian: Južni Sudan
  • Serbian: Јужни Судан
  • Serbo-Croatian: Južni Sudan
  • Serbo-Croatian: Südsudan
  • Shan: မိူင်းသူႇတၼ်ႇၸၢၼ်း
  • Shona: South Sudan
  • Sicilian: Sudan dû Sud
  • Sindhi: ڏکڻ سوڊان
  • Sinhalese: දකුණු සුඩානය
  • Skolt Sami: Saujj-Sudaan
  • Skolt Sami: Saujj-Sudaan tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Južný Sudán
  • Slovenian: Južni Sudan
  • Somali: Koonfur Suudaan
  • Sorbian, Lower: Pódpołdnjowy Sudan
  • Sorbian, Upper: Južny Sudan
  • Sotho, Southern: Sudan Borwa
  • South Azerbaijani: جنوبی سودان
  • Spanish: Republica de Sudan del Sur
  • Spanish: República de Sudán del Sur
  • Spanish: Sudan del Sur
  • Spanish: Sudán del Sur
  • Sundanese: Sudan Kidul
  • Swahili (generic): Sudan Kusini
  • Swedish: Republiken Sydsudan
  • Swedish: Sydsudan
  • Tagalog: Timog Sudan
  • Tajik: Судони Ҷанубӣ
  • Tamil: தெற்கு சூடான்
  • Taroko: South Sudan
  • Tatar: Көньяк Судан
  • Telugu: దక్షిణ సూడాన్
  • Thai: ซูดานใต้
  • Thai: ประเทศเซาท์ซูดาน
  • Tigrinya: ደቡብ ሱዳን
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Sūtani fakatonga
  • Tosk Albanian: Südsudan
  • Tsonga: Sudan-Dzonga
  • Tunisian Spoken Arabic: جنوب السودان
  • Turkish: Güney Sudan
  • Turkmen: Günorta Sudan
  • Udmurt: Лымшор Судан
  • Uighur: جەنۇبىي سۇدان
  • Ukrainian: Південний Судан
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Південний Судан
  • Urdu: جمہوریہ جنوبی سوڈان
  • Urdu: جنوبی سوڈان
  • Uzbek: Janubiy Sudan
  • Venetian: Sud Sudan
  • Venetian: Sudan del Sud
  • Veps: Suvisudan
  • Vietnamese: Nam Sudan
  • Volapük: Sulüda-Sudän
  • Waray (Philippines): Salatan nga Sudan
  • Welsh: De Sudan
  • Welsh: De Swdan
  • Western Mari: Кечӹвӓлвел Судан
  • Western Panjabi: جنوبی سوڈان
  • Western Panjabi: دکھن سوڈان
  • Wolof: Sudaan gu Bëj-saalum
  • Wolof: Sudaŋ di Sid
  • Wu Chinese: 南蘇丹
  • Yiddish: דרום־סודאַן
  • Yiddish: דרום סודאן
  • Yoruba: Gúúsù Sudan
  • Yue Chinese: 南蘇丹
  • Zeeuws: Zuud-Soedan
  • Zhuang: Namz Sudan
  • Zulu: INingizimu Sudan
  • Zulu: ISudan yaseNingizimu
  • Zulu: i-South Sudan
  • Połedńowy Sudan
  • Pėitū Sodans
  • Pėitū Sudans
  • South sudan
  • Sudan Huitztlāmpa
  • Sudan Sude
  • Sudan d'u Sud
  • दक्खिन सुडान
  • दक्षिणी सुडान

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