[OSM-talk] South Sudan, the world's newest Country

Andrew andrewhainosm at hotmail.co.uk
Fri Jul 8 12:46:46 BST 2011

Frederik Ramm <frederik <at> remote.org> writes:

> I am here relaying an interesting message from Richard Cantwell of 
> www.geographic.ie who had originally posted it to help.openstreetmap.org:
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> If anybody has details of the exact border this might be a nice addition 
> to the map, as I expect other online maps won't be updated for quite 
> some time, but perhaps addition should be held off until formal 
> ratification by the UN.

The border is supposed to follow provincial boundaries, which we don’t seem to 
have at the moment. We’d also need to check who’s getting Kordofan as there’s 
an argument there.


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