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Location of South Sudan

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to South Sudan:

South Sudanlandlocked country in east-central Africa that is part of the United Nations subregion of Eastern Africa.[1] It previously known as Southern Sudan. It is located south of Sudan, and includes the vast swamp region of the Sudd, formed by the White Nile and known locally as the Bahr al Jabal. South Sudan became an independent state on 9 July 2011, following a referendum that passed with 98.83% of the vote.[2][3] It is a United Nations member state,[4][5] a member state of the African Union,[6] and a member state of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development.[7] In July 2012, South Sudan signed the Geneva Conventions.[8] Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city. The capital city is planned to be changed to the more centrally located Ramciel in the future.[9]

General referenceEdit

Geography of South SudanEdit

Geography of South Sudan


  • South Sudan is situated within the following regions:
  • Time zone(s):

Environment of South SudanEdit

Environment of South Sudan

Natural geographic features of South SudanEdit

Landforms of South Sudan

Regions of South SudanEdit

Regions of South Sudan

Ecoregions of South SudanEdit

Administrative divisions of South SudanEdit

Administrative divisions of South Sudan

States of South SudanEdit

States of South Sudan South Sudan is divided into 10 states:

  1. Northern Bahr el Ghazal
  2. Western Bahr el Ghazal
  3. Lakes
  4. Warrap
  5. Western Equatoria
  6. Central Equatoria
  7. Eastern Equatoria
  8. Jonglei
  9. Unity
  10. Upper Nile
Counties of South SudanEdit
  • Counties of South Sudan – the ten states of the East African country of South Sudan are divided into 86 counties.
Municipalities of South SudanEdit

Municipalities of South Sudan

Demography of South SudanEdit

Demographics of South Sudan

Government and politics of South SudanEdit

Politics of South Sudan

Branches of the government of South SudanEdit

Government of South Sudan

Executive branch of the government of South SudanEdit

Legislative branch of the government of South SudanEdit

Judicial branch of the government of South SudanEdit

Judiciary of South Sudan

Foreign relations of South SudanEdit

Foreign relations of South Sudan

International organization membershipEdit

International organization membership of South Sudan South Sudan is a member of:

Law and order in South SudanEdit

Law of South Sudan

Military of South SudanEdit

Military of South Sudan

Local government in South SudanEdit

Local government in South Sudan

History of South SudanEdit

Culture of South SudanEdit

Economy and infrastructure of South SudanEdit

Education in South SudanEdit

People from South SudanEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "UN classification of world regions". UN. Retrieved 25 September 2011.
  2. ^ Broadcast of Declaration of Independence (part 1)
  3. ^ Broadcast of Declaration of Independence (part 2)
  4. ^ Worsnip, Patrick (14 July 2011). "South Sudan admitted to U.N. as 193rd member". Reuters. Retrieved 2011-07-24.
  5. ^ "UN welcomes South Sudan as 193rd Member State". United Nations News Service. 14 July 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
  6. ^ "South Sudan Becomes African Union's 54th Member". Voice of America News. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 28 July 2011.
  7. ^ "Ethiopia Agrees to Back Somalia Army Operations, IGAD Says". Bloomberg Businessweek. 25 November 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
  8. ^ "Freedom House Congratulates South Sudan for Signing the Geneva Conventions". Freedom House. 20 July 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-20.
  9. ^ "South Sudan profile". BBC. 5 July 2011. Retrieved 24 July 2011.

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