Juba is the capital city of South Sudan. The urban city is far from being a modern capital city. It is located on the banks of the White Nile river and lacks some of the basic infrastructure facilities such as including reliable power, water and sewage systems. The population of South Sudan is 372,000. It is located at an altitude of 460m.
Juba acts as the capital of both Republic of South Sudan and also the Central Equatoria State.
The maximum temperature at Juba is normally 38°C and the minimum temperature is 20°C. April to October is the rainy season.
Juba International Airport is the busiest airport in East Africa. The construction of a new terminal of Juba International Airport was begun in late 2007, but the progress was slowed down after the oil prices went down. The Code of Juba International Airport is JUB/HSSJ. There are several commercial flights operating out of Juba International Airport.
- African Express Airways
- Ethiopian Airlines
- Nova Airlines
- Air Uganda
- Jetlink Express
- Royal Daisy Airlines
- East African Safari Air
- Kenya Airways
- Sudan Airways
- Marsland Aviation
- New Sudan Hotel
Zain, Sudani, MTN are some of the providers of mobile and internet connection in Juba.
- May 2012: Stanbic Bank Juba Branch by June 2012
- August 2, 2013: Detained Ugandan journalists released after five days
- August 31, 2012: United Nations unhappy over recent hanging of two prisoners in South Sudan