South Sudan

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About Country

Capital
Juba
Population
Approximately 11.3 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
18 people per square kilometer
GDP
$9.2 billion (nominal, 2020 estimate)
Language
English is the official language, with several regional languages also spoken
Currency
South Sudanese pound (SSP)
National Dish
The cuisine of South Sudan is diverse and includes dishes such as asida (a porridge made from sorghum or maize), kisra (a type of bread), and baba ghanoush (a dip made from eggplant)
Religion
Christianity and traditional African religions are the predominant religions in South Sudan
Climate
South Sudan has a tropical climate with a rainy season from May to October and a dry season from November to April
Main Industries
Agriculture (especially subsistence farming), oil production, and handicrafts
Level of Development
South Sudan is considered a least developed country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 187 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 619,745 square kilometers

Embark on a journey of a lifetime to South Sudan πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡Έ, where majestic landscapes 🏞️, diverse ethnic groups 🌍, and fascinating wildlife 🦏 await. Immerse yourself in the country’s rich culture, witness the natural wonders of the world-renowned national parks, and experience the warmth and hospitality of the South Sudanese people. Plan your adventure today!

South Sudan is a landlocked country located in East-Central Africa. It gained independence from Sudan in 2011 and is the world’s newest country.

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Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in South Sudan include:

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    Boma National Park: a national park located in the eastern part of the country known for its diverse wildlife, including elephants, lions, and giraffes.

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    Nimule National Park: a national park located on the border with Uganda known for its scenic landscapes and diverse flora and fauna.

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    Juba: the capital city of South Sudan, located on the banks of the White Nile River, with markets, museums, and cultural attractions.

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    Bor: a city located on the banks of the White Nile River, known for its historic landmarks and cultural attractions.

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    Dinder National Park: a national park located in the southeastern part of the country, known for its diverse wildlife and scenic landscapes.

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    Tomb of John Garang: a monument located in Juba that honors the late leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Army/Movement.

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    Sudd Swamp: a vast wetland area located in the center of the country, known for its rich biodiversity and scenic beauty.

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    Malakal: a city located on the banks of the White Nile River, known for its cultural attractions and historic landmarks.

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    Imatong Mountains: a mountain range located in the southeastern part of the country, known for its scenic beauty and hiking trails.

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    Lado Enclave: a historic enclave located on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, known for its colonial-era architecture and cultural attractions.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that South Sudan has to offer. The country is also known for its diverse cultures, traditional dances, and music.

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