What is another name for South Sudan?
the Republic of South Sudan JUBA, Sudan — Southern Sudan, which recently carried out a referendum on seceding from the north, will be named the Republic of South Sudan upon independence, officials here in the regional capital said Sunday.
Did South Sudan change its name?
South Sudan has been chosen as the name of what will be the worlds newest country when it comes into existence on 9 July, ending months of speculation. Some 99% of southern Sudanese voted for independence from the north of Sudan in a referendum held in January.
Is Darfur part of South Sudan?
Darfur is a region in western Sudan that encompasses an area roughly the size of Spain. The population of Darfur is estimated at 7 million people.
What part of Africa is South Sudan?
Africa South Sudan/Continent
Is South Sudan an Arab country?
South Sudan declared its independence from League member state Sudan in July 2011. In an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, the Foreign Minister of South Sudan Deng Alor Kuol said: South Sudan is the closest African country to the Arab world, and we speak a special kind of Arabic known as Juba Arabic.
Which part of Sudan is safe?
Safe places to visit in Sudan for tourism Entering from Egypt and leaving through Ethiopia (through Gallabata) is the safe route. The Red Sea coast, including major cities like Port Sudan, is also safe to visit. The area bordering Eritrea, including the beautiful town of Kassala, is free of danger as well.