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South Sudan
(4,491 words)

The Republic of South Sudan

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

13,610,000

Area

620,000 sq. km (240,000 sq. mi)

Population density

22/sq. km (57/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.75% (per 1,000: births 33, deaths 9)

Under 15 years

41%

Urban dwellers

20% (4.12% p.a.)

Capital city

Juba 403,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

36% Dinka, 15% Nuer, 7% Zande, 6% Arabic, 5% Bari, plus 70 others

Peoples

15% Western Dinka…

Cite this page
“South Sudan”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02SSD>
First published online: 2020



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