South Sudan is located in the Southern Africa region at latitude 7.730724 and longitude 30.063535 and is part of the African continent.
The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:
- 6.8770° N
- 31.3070° E
You can see the location of South Sudan on the world map below:
South Sudan Neighboring Countries
The neighboring countries of South Sudan (SS) are:
- Central African Republic (CF)
- Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) (CD)
- Ethiopia (ET)
- Kenya (KE)
- Sudan (SD)
- Uganda (UG)
South Sudan is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.
South Sudan Related Content
South Sudan Key Facts
|Country Codes||Alpha 2: SS|
Alpha 3: SSD
|Country Flag Emoji||🇸🇸|
|Int. Phone Prefix||+211|
|Country Area||644,329 sq km|
World Rank: 82
|Major languages||English (official), Arabic (includes Juba and Sudanese variants), regional languages include Dinka, Nuer, Bari, Zande, Shilluk|
|UTC/GMT Time||Number of time zones: 1|
|Biggest Airport||Juba International Airport (JUB)|
|Average temperature||27.00 °C|
|Administrative Divisions||10 states|
|Political system||Presidential representative democratic republic|
South Sudan Economy Facts
|World Bank Income Group||Low income|
|World Bank Region||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Currency||South Sudanese Pound (SSP)|
|GDP in 2020||$13.4 (billions of USD)|
World Rank: 132
|GDP per capita in 2020||$600|
World Rank: 185
|Major Industries / Economic Sectors||Oil and gas, manufacturing, agriculture, energy|
|Top 5 Import Countries||China, United Arab Emirates, Kenya, India, Uganda|
|Top 5 Export Countries||China, United Arab Emirates, Kenya, India, Uganda|
Biggest Cities in South Sudan
Here are the largest cities in South Sudan based on 2021 data:
Map of South Sudan with the Largest Cities
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