Republic of South Sudan, a country in eastern central Africa: autonomy from Republic of the Sudan 2005; independent since 2011. 239,285 sq. mi. (619,745 sq. km). Capital: Juba.
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How to use South Sudan in a sentence
Although there are some individual athletes already in the country—including runners from South Sudan—the Aussie Spirit softball team is one of the first squads to fly in.As Opposition Mounts to the Tokyo Olympics, Here's What It's Like for Some of the First Athletes to Arrive | Amy Gunia | June 4, 2021 | Time
For example, the world’s youngest generally recognized country, South Sudan, announced its independence in 2011 by adopting a constitution on Day One.The conflicts and characters behind the world’s constitutions | Tom Ginsburg | May 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Many have fled overland from Uganda, South Sudan, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.LGBTIQ refugees in Kakuma need durable solutions to address challenges | Steve Roth | April 29, 2021 | Washington Blade
When floods recently struck South Sudan, WFP was working to deliver food to people stranded by floods in Indonesia and the Philippines.
India has plummeted in democracy metrics across the board, including the Press Freedom Index, where it now ranks 142 of 180 countries, four spots behind South Sudan and three behind Myanmar.The Farmers' Protests Are a Turning Point for India's Democracy—and the World Can No Longer Ignore That | Simran Jeet Singh | February 12, 2021 | Time
Coffee is now the second largest export from South Sudan, after oil.Confronting George Clooney’s Critics on South Sudan | John Avlon | October 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Good Lie was filmed at a time of tremendous promise for South Sudan.
About 2,500 cheetahs are known to live in East Africa, which includes Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.
Whitaker hears in the stories of South Sudan an echo of the world where he grew up in South Central Los Angeles.
On July 9, South Sudan will mark three years since independence, but any celebration will be bittersweet.Creating Consequences for South Sudan’s Political Elite | Justine Fleischner | July 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for South Sudan
a landlocked republic in NE Africa, in the Sahel region; formerly part of Sudan: became independent after a referendum in 2011, following a long civil war. Languages: English, Arabic. Religions: Christian, animist. Currency: South Sudanese Pound. Capital: Juba. Pop: 11 090 104 (2013 est). Area: 644 329 sq km (248 777 sq miles)
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