South Sudan officially the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in northeastern Africa that gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. South Sudan is bordered by Sudan to the north, Ethiopia to the east, Kenya to the southeast, Uganda to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southwest, and the Central African Republic to the west.
Most of Sudan's major rivers are less than 500 miles in length, and all are shared with other countries. Most are shared with Ethiopia, with the exception of the Barka River, which is shared with Eritrea, and the Bahr al Arab River, which is shared with South Sudan. But the country is also home to the vast Nile river and two of its primary tributaries.
White Nile River, Arabic, section of the Nile between Malakal, South Sudan, and Khartoum, Sudan. It is formed by the confluence of the Mountain Nile and the Sobat River above Malakal, and it flows for about 500 miles northeast and north past Al Rank, Kusti, Al Duwaym, and Jabal al Awliya to join the Blue Nile at Khartoum and form the Nile proper. This wide and shallow section of the river runs placidly along a small slope and is frequently fringed with swamps. The total length of the White Nile, including its major tributary, the Mountain Nile, is 1,295 miles.
There are some most famous lakes to visit it includes Kangen River is a river in South Sudan, just west of Boma National Park. It joins the Pibor River near Pibor. Abara River is a stream in Jonglei, South Sudan. It is a tributary of the Agwei River. The Abara meets the Kongkong River to form the Agwei just east of Bongak. Kuru River is a stream in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal.