South Sudan#

Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city.

South Sudan became an independent state on 9 July 2011, following a referendum that passed with 98.83% of the vote.

South Sudan has suffered internal conflict since its independence; it has the highest score on the Fragile States Index (formerly the Failed States Index).

  • South Sudan is a land locked country.
  • South Sudan has largest boundary with Sudan which is approximately 2184 km.
  • South Sudan has shortest boundary with Kenya which is approximately 232 km.

Tourist Attraction#

The green plateau of Boma National Park stretches across South Sudan.


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from Sudan unter CC