South Sudan Terrain

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Terrain: plains in the north and center rise to southern highlands along the border with Uganda and Kenya; the White Nile, flowing north out of the uplands of Central Africa, is the major geographic feature of the country; The Sudd (a name derived from floating vegetation that hinders navigation) is a large swampy area of more than 100,000 sq km fed by the waters of the White Nile that dominates the center of the country

Definition: This entry contains a brief description of the topography.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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