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South Sudan Country Facts

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South Sudan, officially the Republic of South Sudan is a landlocked country in North Eastern Africa. It gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city.

Constitution: The Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan, 2011 was drafted by a Southern Sudan Constitutional Drafting Committee. It was published in April 2011. A version of the constitution was ratified on 7 July 2011 by the South Sudan Legislative Assembly.

President:

Salva Kiir Mayardit 2011 – Present

Population: 11296173

HDI rank: 0.379 (2012)