South Sudan is a country located in East-Central Africa. It gained independence from Sudan in 2011, after a long and bloody civil war. The country has a diverse population of over 13 million people, with more than 60 ethnic groups and a variety of languages spoken. The capital city is Juba, and the official languages are English and Arabic. South Sudan is rich in natural resources, including oil, gold, and diamonds, but the country faces many challenges, such as poverty, political instability, and ongoing conflict. Despite these challenges, South Sudan has the potential to become a thriving and prosperous nation.