South Sudan

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

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  • Arabic:  جنوب السودان
  • Chinese:  南苏丹
  • Dutch:  Zuid-Soedan
  • English:  Republic of South Sudan
  • Estonian:  Lõuna-Sudaan, Lõuna-Sudaani Vabariik
  • Finnish:  Etelä-Sudan
  • French:  Soudan du Sud, Sud-Soudan
  • German:  Südsudan
  • Greek:  Δημοκρατία του Νότιου Σουδάν, Νότιο Σουδάν
  • Icelandic:  Suður-Súdan
  • Italian:  Sudan del Sud
  • Japanese:  南スーダン, 南スーダン共和国
  • Korean:  남수단
  • Lithuanian:  Pietų Sudanas
  • Norwegian:  Republikken Sør-Sudan, Sør-Sudan
  • Polish:  Sudan Południowy
  • Portuguese:  República do Sudão do Sul, Sudão do Sul
  • Russian:  Южный Судан
  • Spanish:  República de Sudán del Sur, Sudán del Sur
  • Swedish:  Republiken Sydsudan, Sydsudan
  • Ukrainian:  Південний Судан

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