Saturday, 8 January 2011

Independence for Southern Sudan?

South Sudan votes on independence tomorrow. While I generally approve of smaller states, it remains to be seen whether this will have a beneficial effect in the region.

The problematic region of Darfur is not part of South Sudan.

Capital of South Sudan: Juba

Population of South Sudan: ~9 million

Current map of Sudan

2 comments:

  1. Probably a good thing. Have you seen any maps of how the country will be spit up?

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  2. Hi Kevin. The second link includes a map. See also here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Political_Regions_of_Sudan,_July_2006.svg

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