South Sudan

South Sudan gained her independence in 2011 after a long protracted civil war with regimes in Sudan. The Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was signed in 2005 and an internationally supervised referendum was held on January 9 2011, which resulted to South Sudan becoming the youngest nation in the world on 9th July, 2011.


Official Name: Republic of South Sudan
Independence Day: 9 July 2011
Capital City: Juba

Juba Time Zone: East African Time (GTM+3)

Official Languages: English
Currency: South Sudan Pound (SSP)
Population: 8,260,490 (2008 Census)
Religion:  Christianity, traditional African religions and Islam. The majority are Christians.

GOSS MISSIONS ABROAD:

Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DCR), Zimbabwe, Nigeria, South Africa, Norway, Belgium, United Kingdom, Israel, Italy and United States of America. Others are Kuwait, Tanzania, Switzerland, Russia, Sudan, France, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, China, Germany, Turkey, Qatar, Dubai (Consul), Dominican Republic and UNCNY.

DIPLOMATIC COMMUNITY OFFICES BASED IN SOUTH SUDAN:

there are many diplomatic missions in South Sudan. They include: China, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Italy, Kenya, Libya, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, South Africa, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Zimbabwe and many more.