South Sudan REPUBLIC OF SOUTH SUDAN

International Treaties
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Corruption
Few paved roads
Most villages have no electricity or running water
One of the poorest countries in the world
Poor infrastructure, poverty

Currency
South Sudanese pound

Dialing Code
211

Internet Domain
.ss

South Sudan
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Modelled after that of the Republic of Sudan, Primary education 8 years, Secondary education 3 years

Employment Majority
Agriculture

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Timber

Main Imports
Basic foodstuffs

Main Industries
Industrial, agricultural

CULTURE

Languages
English, indigenous languages

Population
8,2 million (2008 estimate)

Religion
Animist, Christian

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Juda

Climate
Arid in the north
Tropical wet-and-dry in the far southwest

Neighbouring Countries
Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Sudan

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