South Sudan, Republic of
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Generic Information

South Sudan, officially the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa that is part of the United Nations Sub-Region of East Africa. Juba is the capital and largest city.

South Sudan gained independence from Sudan on 9 July 2011, making it the most recent sovereign state or country with widespread recognition as of 2023. It includes the vast swamp region of the Sudd, formed by the White Nile and known locally as the Bahr al Jabal, meaning "Mountain Sea".

Generic country information can be located from sources which are regularly maintained and reflect current facts and figures. For a generic country overview, please consult the following sources:

Wikipedia information on South Sudan (

IMF Country Information on South Sudan (

Humanitarian Info

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South Sudan Logistics Cluster 

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Information on South Sudan (

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South Sudan Wolfram Alpha Information (

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