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.
- Text marked as italic is taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South Sudan unter CC