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Travel Guide Africa South Sudan Juba

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Introduction

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Juba is the capital of South Sudan, which became independent on the 9th of July 2011. It's also the capital of the smallest of the ten states in the country: Central Equatoria, and has about 250,000 inhabitants.

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Weather

Juba has a tropical climate with hot and humid conditions year round and very marginal difference in temperatures between the warmest and the coolest months. Typically, June to September sees average highs of around 26-27 °C, with nights around 23-24 °C, while days from October to May are in the 28-31 °C range and lows in the 25-28 °C range. Humidity is mostly in the 80% or higher area, though December to March is somewhat better and also is the driest time of the year. July to September sees most showers and the annual amount of precipitation is around 1,000mm.

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Getting There

By Plane

Juba Airport (JUB) near the capital is the main gateway to South Sudan, with flights to/from Nairobi, Khartoum, Entebbe, Cairo and Addis Ababa.

By Bus

There are daily buses between Kampala, Uganda, and Juba, taking about 12 hours at least. Buses usually leave late at night or early morning and arrive during the afternoon.

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Sleep

Budget

  • Mango Camp
  • Oasis Camp
  • Hamza Inn

Mid-Range

Upscale

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Keep Connected

Phone

See also International Telephone Calls

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