Official Name: Republic of South Sudan
News Categories: Recognition, New Countries
Summary: Newly independent South Sudan has continued to be officially recognized by more of the world's countries in the follow-up to its formation last July. The new state, whose sovereignty has already been acknowledged through admission to the U.N. and African Union, has also initiated a plan to move its capital from Juba to the more central location of Ramciel.
See Also: New Country: South Sudan
|Countries which have officially stated their recognition of South Sudan's sovereignty (green). South Sudan in blue. Modified from this Wikimedia map (public domain).|
|South Sudan's Coat of Arms (source)|
Wikipedia: Foreign Relations of South Sudan
|South Sudan's states and disputed regions (pink), showing the current|
capital (Juba) and the planned future capital (Ramciel). My own work,
Based on this map by NordNordWest/Wikipedia (license: CC-BY-SA).
See Also: South Sudan Joins U.N.
Wikipedia: South Sudan