|South Sudan's most famous model Alek Wek|
South Sudanese population is estimated at 11-13 million people (Government of South Sudan 2009).
There is no clear figure,as the 2009 census has been criticised and deemed as invalid.Mainly as the data intended to include the South Sudanese diaspora,but larger overseas South Sudanese diaspora populations in many countries where not included.
Arabic (until 08/07/2011)
English (Only official language from 09/07/2011)
Commonly spoken languages include:
Dinka,Nuer,Zande,Shilluk and Bari
- Adio (Makaraka)
- Jur Luo
- Toposa and over 200 more tribes throughout the country.
Traditional (includes Spiritualism) and/or Christianity majority,with a Islamic minority.
Include traditional roles such as Agricultural workers,Cattle herders and Fisher-men amongst modern occupations.
Each province has a number of counties which are divided in Payamas then divided again into Bomas
1.Bahr el Ghazal:
Previously part of the Equatoria province until 1984
Lakes,Northern Bahr el Ghazal,Warrap and Western Bahr el Ghazal
Central African Republic
Central Equatoria,Western Equatoria and Eastern Equatoria
:Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo,Kenya and Uganda
3.Upper Nile (Aâlâ En Nîl):
Jongeli,Unity (Western Upper Nile) and Upper Nile
Look out for forthcoming posts on Bahr El Ghazal states and the Dinka ethnic group