Africa

South Sudan profile

  • 5 July 2011
  • From the section Africa
The Sudd: One of the world's largest wetlands
  • Full name: Republic of South Sudan
  • Population: 7.5-9.7 million (UN estimate, 2006)
  • Capital: Juba
  • Area: 619,745 sq km (239,285 sq miles)
  • Major languages: English, Arabic (both official), Juba Arabic, Dinka, others
  • Major religions: Traditional religions, Christianity
  • Life expectancy: N/A
  • Monetary unit: Sudanese pound
  • Main exports: Oil
  • GNI per capita: N/A
  • Internet domain: .sd (as part of Sudan)
  • International dialling code: +249