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South Sudan

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Capital:
Juba
Government:
Federal Presidential Constitutional Republic
Current Head of Government:
Salva Kiir Mayardit
Economy:
  • Economy dominated by the petroleum mining that has been stymied over the past since early 2014 by civil war.
  • Over 80% or the population are engaged in subsistence agriculture.
Population:
10,561,244 (2020) (87th)
Land Size:
644,329 sq km
Major Ethnic Groups:
  • Dinka
  • Nuer
  • Shiluk
  • Bari
  • Zande
  • Kakwa
Religions:
  • Traditional African Religions
  • Christianity
Languages(s):
  • English (official)
  • Dinka
  • Nuer
  • Arabic
  • Bari
  • Zande