South Sudan is richly endowed with Wildlife, Natural, Cultural and Historical Tourism resource and attractions.
The strength of Tourism is untapped quality of vast wilderness areas, the massive Wildlife Migration at Boma and Badingilo National Parks; the great rapids and water falls, the well documented cultures of known South Sudanese Tribes and unique combinations of Nature, Heritage and Culture.
These attractions are valued by international visitors as exemplified by growth of tourism investment throughout other Eastern African Countries.
Therefore, the Government of the Republic of South Sudan recognizes that Tourism and Hospitality Industry has potential to contribute to economic
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A landlocked country in Eastern Africa
Central Africa Republic, Democratic Republic Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda.
With an area of 644,329 Km2 and an estimated population of 12.2 million, the country has a low population density- at 19 people per Km2 Population growth is estimated at 3.2 per cent per year, one of the highest rates of demographic expansion in the world.
English, Public Language - Arabic and Others.
Christianity, Islam and Traditional Beliefs.
South Sudanese Pound (SSP)
South Sudan has tropical type of climate, with high humidity and significant rainfall. Though there is regional variation due to altitude and terrain the rainy season affects all parts of the Country and occurs from April through November annually. While the dry season is from December to March.
South Sudan National Parks
Bandingilo National Park
located in South Sudan’s Equatoria region near the White Nile River.
Boma National Park
founded in 1986 an area of 22,800 square km in eastern South Sudan.
Lantoto National Park
located on South Sudan’s border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Nimule National Park
was founded in 1954 and extends for a distance of 410 square km.
Shambe National Park
was founded in 1985 and covers an area of 620 square km.
Southern National Park
was founded in 1939 and occupies an area of 23,000 square km.