Sooth Sudan

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Coordinates: 8°N 30°E / 8°N 30°E / 8; 30

Republic o Sooth Sudan
Banner o Sooth Sudan
Banner
Coat o airms o Sooth Sudan
Coat o airms
Motto: "Justice, Liberty, Prosperity"
South Sudan (orthographic projection).svg
Location o Sooth Sudan
Caipital
an lairgest ceety
Juba
04°51′N 31°36′E / 4.850°N 31.600°E / 4.850; 31.600
Offeecial leids Inglis[1][2]
Recognised naitional leids
an aroond 60 ither leids
[note 1]
Demonym Sooth Sudanese
Govrenment Federation[4] unner a presidential constitutional republic
• Preses
Salva Kiir Mayardit
James Wani Igga
Taban Deng Gai
Legislatur Naitional Legislatur
Cooncil o States
Naitional Legislative Assemmly
Establishment
1 Januar 1956
6 Januar 2005
9 Julie 2005
• Unthirldom frae Sudan
9 Julie 2011
13 Julie 2011
Aurie
• Tot
619,745 km2 (239,285 sq mi) (41st)
Population
• 2016 estimate
12,230,730[5]
• 2008 census
8,260,490 (disputed)[6] (94t)
• Density
13.33/km2 (34.5/sq mi) (214t)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$20.038 billion[7]
• Per capita
$1,525[7]
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Total
$3.618 billion[7]
• Per capita
$275[7]
Gini (2009) 45.5[8]
medium
HDI (2015) Decrease 0.418[9]
law · 181st
Siller Sooth Sudanese pound (SSP)
Time zone East Africae Time (UTC+3)
Drives on the right
Cawin code +211[10]
ISO 3166 code SS
Internet TLD .ss[11]a
  1. Registered, but nae yet operational.

Sooth Sudan, offeecially the Republic o Sooth Sudan[12], is a kintra in East Africae. Its caipital an lairgest ceety is Juba. The landlocked kintra is bordered bi Ethiopie tae the east; Kenyae, Uganda, an the Democratic Republic o the Congo tae the sooth; the Central African Republic tae the wast; an Sudan tae the north. Sooth Sudan includes the vast swamp region o the Sudd formed bi the White Nile, locally cried the Bahr al Jabal.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The Transeetional Constitution o the Republic o Sooth Sudan, Pairt Ane, 6(1): "All indigenous languages of South Sudan are national languages and shall be respected, developed and promoted".[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan, 2011". Government of South Sudan. Archived frae the oreeginal on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 12 July 2011.  Part One, 6(2). "English shall be the official working language in the Republic of South Sudan".
  2. "At a Glance". Official portal. Government of Southern Sudan. 12 July 2011. Archived frae the oreeginal on 28 June 2011. Retrieved 24 July 2011. 
  3. "The Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan, 2011" (PDF). Government of South Sudan. Retrieved 18 November 2016. 
  4. "S. Sudanese government agrees to federal system with rebels - Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan". Sudan Tribune (in Inglis). Addis Ababa. 27 September 2014. 
  5. "World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision". ESA.UN.org (custom data acquired via website). United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. Retrieved 10 September 2017. 
  6. "Discontent over Sudan census". News24.com. AFP. 21 May 2009. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 "South Sudan". World Economic Outlook Database. International Monetary Fund. 
  8. "Gini Index". World Bank. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  9. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2017. 
  10. "New country, new number: Country code 211 officially assigned to South Sudan" (Press release). International Telecommunication Union. 14 July 2011. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  11. ".ss Domain Delegation Data". Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. ICANN. Retrieved 1 September 2011. 
  12. "South Sudan becomes world's newest nation". Forbes.com. Archived frae the oreeginal on 12 July 2011. Retrieved 9 July 2011.