Outline of South Sudan

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Location of South Sudan

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to South Sudan:

South Sudanlandlocked country in east-central Africa that is part of the United Nations subregion of Eastern Africa.[1] It previously known as Southern Sudan. It is located south of Sudan, and includes the vast swamp region of the Sudd, formed by the White Nile and known locally as the Bahr al Jabal. South Sudan became an independent state on 9 July 2011, following a referendum that passed with 98.83% of the vote.[2][3] It is a United Nations member state,[4][5] a member state of the African Union,[6] and a member state of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development.[7] In July 2012, South Sudan signed the Geneva Conventions.[8] Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city. The capital city is planned to be changed to the more centrally located Ramciel in the future.[9]

General reference[edit]

Geography of South Sudan[edit]


Environment of South Sudan[edit]

Natural geographic features of South Sudan[edit]

Regions of South Sudan[edit]

Ecoregions of South Sudan[edit]

Administrative divisions of South Sudan[edit]

States of South Sudan[edit]
Main article: States of South Sudan

South Sudan is divided into 10 states:

  1. Northern Bahr el Ghazal
  2. Western Bahr el Ghazal
  3. Lakes
  4. Warrap
  5. Western Equatoria
  6. Central Equatoria
  7. Eastern Equatoria
  8. Jonglei
  9. Unity
  10. Upper Nile
Counties of South Sudan[edit]
  • Counties of South Sudan – the ten states of the East African country of South Sudan are divided into 86 counties.
Municipalities of South Sudan[edit]

Demography of South Sudan[edit]

Government and politics of South Sudan[edit]

Branches of the government of South Sudan[edit]

Executive branch of the government of South Sudan[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of South Sudan[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of South Sudan[edit]

Judiciary of South Sudan

Foreign relations of South Sudan[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

South Sudan is a member of:

Law and order in South Sudan[edit]

Main article: Law of South Sudan

Military of South Sudan[edit]

Local government in South Sudan[edit]

History of South Sudan[edit]

History of South Sudan, by period[edit]

History of South Sudan, by region[edit]

History of South Sudan, by subject[edit]

Culture of South Sudan[edit]

Art in South Sudan[edit]

Sports in South Sudan[edit]

Main article: Sports in South Sudan

Economy and infrastructure of South Sudan[edit]

Education in South Sudan[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "UN classification of world regions". UN. Retrieved 25 September 2011. 
  2. ^ Broadcast of Declaration of Independence (part 1)
  3. ^ Broadcast of Declaration of Independence (part 2)
  4. ^ Worsnip, Patrick (14 July 2011). "South Sudan admitted to U.N. as 193rd member". Reuters. Retrieved 2011-07-24. 
  5. ^ "UN welcomes South Sudan as 193rd Member State". United Nations News Service. 14 July 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "South Sudan Becomes African Union's 54th Member". Voice of America News. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  7. ^ "Ethiopia Agrees to Back Somalia Army Operations, IGAD Says". Bloomberg Businessweek. 25 November 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "Freedom House Congratulates South Sudan for Signing the Geneva Conventions". Freedom House. 20 July 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  9. ^ "South Sudan profile". BBC. 5 July 2011. Retrieved 24 July 2011. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of South Sudan