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Welcome to South Sudan!

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General Information

The official language of South Sudan is English.

The national currency of South Sudan is South Sudanese pound (SSP).

1 SSP equals  .
equals  SSP.

Location

South Sudan

The distance from to South Sudan is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

The U.S. Department of State strongly advises U.S. citizens to not travel to South Sudan! Do not travel to South Sudan due to crime, kidnapping, and armed conflict. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 999 to call the police in South Sudan.

LGBT

Consensual same-sex sexual relations are illegal in South Sudan with penalties up to 10 years' imprisonment. If non-consensual, the penalty is up to 14 years imprisonment. Societal discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) persons is widespread, and there are no known LGBTI organizations.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to South Sudan should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in South Sudan:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid
  • Yellow Fever

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis (Meningococcal disease)
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

Sorry, we don't have any information on plugs and socket types for South Sudan.

Weather

The temperature difference between South Sudan and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat March 21 70–101°F  /  21–38°C 15% 1%
Sun March 22 72–101°F  /  22–39°C 27% 5%
Mon March 23 73–106°F  /  23–41°C 21% 0%
Tue March 24 70–107°F  /  21–42°C 22% 1%
Wed March 25 71–108°F  /  21–42°C 10% 0%
Thu March 26 70–110°F  /  21–43°C 7% 0%
Fri March 27 71–113°F  /  21–45°C 11% 1%
Sat March 28 77–109°F  /  25–43°C 22% 6%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:06 am and sets at 07:13 pm. This equates to 12.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in South Sudan, it is in . When the sun sets in South Sudan, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in South Sudan.

Car Rental

International driving permits are not recognized in South Sudan.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The legal drinking age in South Sudan is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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