What is South Sudan Famous/Known For?

10Ethnic Groups

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The landlocked country in East-Central Africa, South Sudan is currently the newest country as it gained its independence in 2011 from the Republic of Sudan. While still fresh, South Sudan has been widely recognized in the world with its capital in Juba. It is still not a very popular country for tourism due to past turmoil and its economic state but it is certainly already known. Here are 10 things the country is famous for. The main ethnic groups in the country are the Dinka who are of the highest number in population in the country, making up about 40% of the total population. There is also the Nuer, the Bari, and the Azande. Each of these ethnic groups have their own unique form of culture, history, and festivals. When you visit South Sudan, you can’t ever get tired or bored because of the colorful festivals and other entertaining events that take place which are unique to each group or tribe respectively. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!

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