States in South Sudan

South Sudan is divided into 10 states. Here is a list of all the states in South Sudan:

States in South Sudan

  1. Central Equatoria
  2. Eastern Equatoria
  3. Jonglei
  4. Lakes
  5. Northern Bahr el Ghazal
  6. Unity
  7. Upper Nile
  8. Warrap
  9. Western Bahr el Ghazal
  10. Western Equatoria

Quick Facts

Category Quick Facts
Location Located in East-Central Africa, bordered by Sudan to the north, Ethiopia to the east, Kenya to the southeast, Uganda to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southwest, and the Central African Republic to the west.
Capital Juba
Official Language English
Population Approximately 12 million as of 2021 estimate
Area Approximately 619,745 square kilometers (239,285 square miles)
Geography Diverse landscapes including savannas, swamps, and the White Nile River.
Independence From Sudan on July 9, 2011
Government Republic with a presidential system
Currency South Sudanese pound (SSP)
Notable Places Nimule National Park, Bor, Malakal, Boma National Park
Official Website [Official Government Portal of South Sudan](


South Sudan map and flag
South Sudan map and flag


What is the current situation in South Sudan in terms of stability?

South Sudan has faced political and humanitarian challenges, including conflict, since gaining independence. Efforts are ongoing to establish stability.

Are there any national parks or wildlife reserves in South Sudan?

Yes, South Sudan has national parks like Nimule National Park and Boma National Park, known for their diverse wildlife.

What are the major industries in South Sudan’s economy?

South Sudan’s economy is primarily dependent on oil production, but agriculture and livestock farming are also significant.

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