South Sudan is located in Africa, near the equator. South Sudan borders Sudan to the north, Central African Republic to the west, Ethiopia to the east, and DR Congo, Uganda, and Kenya to the south.
Population: 10.204 million
Ethnic Groups: Dinka (35.8%), Nuer (15.6%), Shilluk, Azande, Bari, Kakwa, Kuku, Murle, Mandari, Didinga, Ndogo, Bviri, Lndi, Anuak, Bongo, Lango, Dungotona, Acholi
Languages: English (Official), Arabic (includes Juba and Sudanese variants), regional languages include Dinka, Nuer, Bari, Zande, Shilluk
Religions: Animist, Christian, Muslim
CIA: The World Factbook — Last Updated December 27, 2019
Sudanese in Canada
Sudanese Population in Canada
Until 2011, South Sudan was part of Sudan. Unlike the predominantly Muslim population of Sudan, most of the South Sudanese population consists of Christians and people who adhere to traditional religions.
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