National Symbols of South Sudan

South Sudan is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, . The capital of South Sudan is Juba.

The official language is Dinka, Nuer, Bari, and Zande and the South Sudanese pound is the currency of the South Sudan. The domain is .ss and the country code is +211.

National day is celebrated on 9 Jul 2011. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and South Sudan is no exception.

In South Sudan, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many South Sudanese people. Araqi is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of South Sudan. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national South Sudanese symbol.

The country was founded by John Garang . The current president of South Sudan is Salva Kiir Mayardit.

In South Sudan the power plugs and sockets are of type C, D. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The South Sudanese national anthem was written by Students and teachers of Juba University and composed by Students and teachers of Juba University.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of South Sudan
Alternative name(s) Jamhuri ya Sudan Kusini (Swahili)
Regional location East-Central Africa; south of Sudan, north of Uganda and Kenya, west of Ethiopia
Country name etymology Self-descriptive, from its former position within Sudan before independence in 2011.
Climate Hot with seasonal rainfall influenced by the annual shift of the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone; rainfall is heaviest in the upland areas of the south and diminishes to the north
Terrain The terrain gradually rises from plains in the north and center to southern highlands along the border with Uganda and Kenya; the White Nile, flowing north out of the uplands of Central Africa, is the major geographic feature of the country
Population 11,193,725
National Day 9 Jul 2011
Language(s) Dinka, Nuer, Bari, and Zande
Religion Christianity
Country code +211
Literacy rate 27%
Currency South Sudanese pound
Capital city Juba
ISO SSD
Domain(TLD) .ss
Ethnicity N/A
Head of government President
Nationality South Sudanese
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 644,329 km2 (248,777 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+2 (Central Africa Time)
Average elevation 3,362 m (11,031 ft)
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of South Sudan

Flag map of South Sudan

Motto of South Sudan

"Justice, Liberty, Prosperity"

National animal of South Sudan

The National animal of South Sudan is African Fish Eagle

National Animal of South Sudan - African Fish Eagle

National flower of South Sudan

The National flower of South Sudan is Hibiscus. Botanical name is Hibiscus.

National flower of South Sudan - Hibiscus

National bird of South Sudan

The National bird of South Sudan is African Fish Eagle

National bird of South Sudan - African Fish Eagle

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South Sudanese Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Enter houses through their doors.

When you live with Arabs, either do as they do or move away.

Love for something makes a man blind and deaf.

When Allah made Sudan, he laughed.

Punish him if he lies and teach him good manners.

He who taught me one letter, I became his slave.

Hot water is not a playground for frogs.

If telling the truth does not save you, lying will not.

Not all the trees in the forest make good firewood.

It is not difficult to give birth to a baby, but it is difficult to raise him. His flesh is for you and his bones are for us.

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