South Sudan: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 11,911,184 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 3.916 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 84.72 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 18.591 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 60.3 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 55.682 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 84 (2012 )
Railways 236 km (2010 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationSahel region of northeastern Africa; south of Sudan, north of Uganda and Kenya, west of Ethiopia
Total Area644,329 sq. km
Land Area0 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatehot with seasonal rainfall influenced by the annual shift of the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone; rainfall is heaviest in the upland areas of the south and diminishes to the north
Terrainthe terrain gradually rises from plains in the north and center to southern highlands along the border with Uganda and Kenya; the White Nile, flowing north out of the uplands of Central Africa, is the major geographic feature of the country supporting agriculture and extensive wild animal populations; The Sudd (a name derived from floating vegetation that hinders navigation) is a large swampy area of more than 100,000 sq km fed by the waters of the White Nile that dominates the center of the country
Lowest Point0
Highest Point Kinyeti 3,187 m

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