Flag of South Sudan (GIF)



The flag of South Sudan is composed of three horizontal stripes of black, red, and green, separated by white lines, and a blue triangle with a yellow star on the left. The black color represents the people of South Sudan. Red refers to the blood spilled for the independence of the country. Green symbolizes the country's agricultural wealth. White represents peace. Blue symbolizes the waters of the Nile. Finally, yellow means unity and hope. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on July 9, 2005.

Its coat of arms includes an African fish eagle, symbolizing strength, endurance, and glory; a spade, symbolizing hard work; and a shield and spear, symbolizing the protection of sovereignty.

The South Sudan flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
South Sudan, officially known as the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in east-central Africa. Its capital is Juba, and its population is about 11.38 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda.

The waving flag of South Sudan with its coat of arms (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Juba
Other major cities:Wau,
Malakal,
Yambio
Official language:English
Region:Eastern Africa
Ethnic groups:36% Dinka,
16% Nuer,
6% Azande,
42% other about 50 groups
Religions:60.5% Christianity,
32.9% Traditional Religion,
6.2% Islam,
0.4% Other
Nationality names:South Sudanese, Nilotic
Area:619,745 km² (239,285 sq mi)
Population:11.38 million (2021)
Currency:South Sudanese pound
Country codes:SS, SSD (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ss
Calling code:+211
Flag emoji code:🇸🇸

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