President: Salva Kiir Mayardiit (2005)
Total area: 400,367 sq mi
(644,329 sq km)
Population: 11,562,695 (2014 est.); infant mortality rate:
68.16/1000 (2014 est.).
Capital and largest city: Juba, 269,000 (2011 est.).
unit: Dinar (South Sudan's central bank has said it will introduce a new currency, the South Sudanese Pound)
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