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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]

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