South Sudan is a landlocked country in eastern Africa with plains in the north and center and highlands in the south, along the border with Uganda and Kenya.
South Sudan is bordered by Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda.
South Sudan is the world’s newest country. It’s located in Central Africa, is about the size of France and has a population of about 11 million people.
Juba is the capital of South Sudan. It is located on the White Nile and is the seat and metropolis of Juba County. It is also the capital of Central Equatoria.
Today, though a large number of ecologists head for South Sudan it offers practically zero tourist infrastructure, no paved roads and the communications infrastructure is almost non-existent.
The Boma National Park, situated close to the Ethiopian border is a vast expanse of wilderness that is home to wildlife including migratory herds of over a million Mongalla gazelle, white-eared kob, tiang and antelope.
The highest point in South Sudan is Mt Kinyeti. The Imatong mountain range lies along the border between South Sudan and Uganda, and Mt Kinyeti is its highest peak at just over 3,000 metres (10,000 ft).
South Sudan was created by splitting the country of Sudan, which had been one of the largest African nations.
The White Nile River passes through South Sudan. The White Nile is one of two tributaries of the Nile River. The other tributary is known as the Blue Nile.
The Dinka is the largest of the 200 ethnic groups that call South Sudan home. Other tribes include the Shilluk, Nuer, Acholi, and Lotuhu.
Capital City: Juba /ˈdʒuːbə/ is the capital and largest city of the Re
Religion: There are conflicting reports as to the religious beliefs in South Sudan, though all agree that the three main religions are African Traditional Religion, Christianity and Islam.