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South Sudan: Rebels seize Bentiu, capital of the oil producing Unity State
South Sudan: Rebels seize Bentiu, capital of the oil producing Unity State
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South Sudan president declares a state of emergency
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South Sudan: "We are eating grass because there is no food"
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United States Threatens South Sudan With Sanctions
United States Threatens South Sudan With Sanctions
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Foreign Affairs CS: Regional states paying for South Sudan guests
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South Sudan - UNESCO's 194th Member State
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South Sudanese Demonstration in Washington D.C:
South Sudanese Demonstration in Washington D.C:
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Cholera outbreaks have been reported in nine of South Sudan
Cholera outbreaks have been reported in nine of South Sudan's states
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Singing of United States and South Sudan national anthem
Singing of United States and South Sudan national anthem
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Crisis in South Sudan
Crisis in South Sudan
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Cholera outbreaks have been reported in nine of South Sudan
Cholera outbreaks have been reported in nine of South Sudan's states
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Cholera outbreaks have been reported in nine of South Sudan
Cholera outbreaks have been reported in nine of South Sudan's states
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South Sudan President declares state of emergency ahead of talks
South Sudan President declares state of emergency ahead of talks
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Four United States Services Members Injured In South Sudan
Four United States Services Members Injured In South Sudan
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South Sudan Rebels
South Sudan Rebels 'Take Key State' of Unity
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Benjamin comments on declaration of Sudan.. the State of South Sudan
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United States Approves Sanctions Against South Sudan
United States Approves Sanctions Against South Sudan
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South Sudan Troops
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Prospects for Peace in South Sudan
Prospects for Peace in South Sudan
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United States Envoy As Peace Mediator In South Sudan
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South Sudan Called Most Fragile State In The World.
South Sudan Called Most Fragile State In The World.
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South Sudan
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CHF Maternal and Child Health Enhancement Program in South Sudan
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South Sudan in declared emergency of State
South Sudan in declared emergency of State
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South Sudan update
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President Obama
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Internal dynamics affecting post-war state building in South Sudan - public discussion
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Uganda, S. Sudan dismiss US order to withdraw UPDF troops
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South Sudan: A Newly Minted Failed State? - ISN Podcasts 6 June 2012
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MaximsNewsNetwork: SOUTH SUDAN RECEIVES LARGE POLICE & SECURITY EQUIPMENT DONATION
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U S  Marines evacuate embassy staff in South Sudan amid peace talks
U S Marines evacuate embassy staff in South Sudan amid peace talks
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Landing on AWEIL AIRSTRIP, Northern Bahr el Ghazal State, South Sudan, 2008
Landing on AWEIL AIRSTRIP, Northern Bahr el Ghazal State, South Sudan, 2008
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UN Security threatens measures against spoilers of South Sudan Talks
UN Security threatens measures against spoilers of South Sudan Talks
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Violence Pushes Child Mortality Rate Over Emergency Threshold in South Sudan
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United States offers South Sudan $180 Million in aid to combat food crisis.
United States offers South Sudan $180 Million in aid to combat food crisis.
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US warns foreign troops in South Sudan conflict
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Ceasefire In South Sudan Ended Amid Malakal Fighting
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South Sudan prepares to celebrate three years of independence
South Sudan prepares to celebrate three years of independence
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South Sudan rebel leader: Conflict not rooted in personal hostility
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South Sudan: My Visit
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America Must Seek Peace in South Sudan
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The 10 states of South Sudan grouped in the three historic provinces of the Sudan.
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South Sudan is divided into 10 states. They were created out of the three historic former provinces (and contemporary regions) of: Bahr el Ghazal (northwest); Equatoria (southern), and Greater Upper Nile (northeast). The states are further divided into 86 counties.

Regions[edit]

Bahr el Ghazal[edit]

The Bahr el Ghazal region in northwest South Sudan includes the states of:

  1. Northern Bahr el Ghazal
  2. Western Bahr el Ghazal
  3. Lakes
  4. Warrap

According to the disputed 2008 census conducted under the Republic of the Sudan,[1] Western Bahr al Ghazal is the least populous of South Sudan's states.[2]

Equatoria[edit]

The Equatoria region in southern South Sudan includes the states of:

  1. Western Equatoria
  2. Central Equatoria
  3. Eastern Equatoria.

The state capital of Central Equatoria, the smallest South Sudanese state by area, is Juba, which also serves as the national capital of South Sudan.

Greater Upper Nile[edit]

The Greater Upper Nile region in northern and eastern South Sudan includes the states of:

  1. Jonglei
  2. Unity
  3. Upper Nile.

Jonglei is the largest state of South Sudan by area, as well as the most populous, according to the 2008 census.

States[edit]

Indicators[edit]

State Capital Population
(2010)[3]
Area
(km²)[3]
Density
(/km²)
Northern Bahr el Ghazal Aweil 820,834 30,543.30 26.87
Western Bahr el Ghazal Wau 358,692 91,075.95 3.94
Lakes Rumbek 782,504 43,595.08 17.95
Warrap Kuajok 1,044,217 45,567.24 22.92
Western Equatoria Yambio 658,863 79,342.66 8.30
Central Equatoria Juba 1,193,130 43,033.00 27.73
Eastern Equatoria Torit 962,719 73,472.01 13.10
Jonglei Bor 1,443,500 122,580.83 11.78
Unity Bentiu 645,465 37,836.39 17.06
Upper Nile Malakal 1,013,629 77,283.42 13.12
 South Sudan Juba 8,923,553 644,329.37 13.85

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Birungi, Marvis (28 April 2009). "South Sudan President: census results ‘unacceptable’". New Sudan Vision. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Vuni, Isaac (6 June 2009). "South Sudan census results officially released". Sudan Tribune. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Statistical Yearbook for Southern Sudan 2010". Southern Sudan Centre for Census, Statistics and Evaluation. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Maps of states of South Sudan at Wikimedia Commons

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