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Map of Jonglei district in South Sudan

Basic information about Jonglei
On October 2, 2015, the President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit decreed the creation of Jonglei State along with 27 other states replacing 10 previous states. Jonglei comprises three counties of Bor, Twic East and Duk and is the largest state by area, with approximately 122,581 km2, as well as the most populous according to the controversial 2008 census conducted during present-day South Sudan's second period of autonomy. Bor is the capital of the state. The current governor of Jonglei State is Colonel Philip Aguer Panyang. Jonglei seceded from Sudan as part of the Republic of South Sudan on 9 July 2011. In the 21st century, Jonglei has been marred by clashes between tribes of the region which the UN estimated in May 2012 had affected the lives of over 140,000 people, and has been heavily influenced by the broader South Sudanese conflict since December 2013.
Cities, towns & villages in Jonglei
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KongorKongor is a community in Jonglei state, South Sudan. It was earlier in Kongor Payam in Twic East County. Twic east is in Dinka territory.The village is to the east of the White Nile and about 80 miles (130 km) north of Bor.The area is subject to flood and drought depending on the season.The people are pastoralists, with an economy based on cattle which demands seasonal migration in search of good pasture. Show Kongoron the map
FangakFangak is a community in South Sudan. It lies in Fangak County in Jonglei state. During the Second Sudanese Civil War, Gabriel Tanginya, commander of a pro-government Nuer militia had his base in Fangak. Tanginya was at first associated with Commander Paulino Matiep in Anyanya II, then with Paulino joined Riek Machar's SPLA-Nasir force in 1991.In the 1990s the SPLA-Nasir militia was said to have had its only prison at Fangak, which lies in the center of a malarial swamp. Show Fangakon the map
AdokAdok is a port on the White Nile in Jonglei State, South Sudan.In the early 1980s Chevron Corporation found oil in Adok. Adok had strategic value during the Second Sudanese Civil War (1983-2005).Between October and December 1991 the town was the scene of fighting between the Nasir and Torit factions of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA).In the late 1990s the Austrian company OMV began explorations in the Leer-Adok area.Between December 2002 and early February 2003 the government made a renewed push to clear the road south from Bentiu to the port of Adok. Show Adokon the map
AyodAyod is a community in Fangak State, South Sudan, headquarters of Ayod County.The Nuer people are the main inhabitants.Riek Machar, first vice-president of South Sudan, is the 26th son of the chief of both Ayod and Leer. A study of the village in December 1994 examined 759 people and found that 156, or 20.6%, had Guinea worm the parasitical infection by the Guinea worm is caused by drinking contaminated water, and can be eliminated by providing a clean water supply. Show Ayodon the map
PadoiFaddoi is a village in South Sudan. It is located in Akobo County, Eastern Bieh, in the northeastern part of South Sudan, near the International border with Ethiopia. Before reorganisation of new states in 2015, it was a part of Jonglei. It is connected by road from Akobo from the southeast and Waat just to the northwest. The Ez Zeraf Game Reserve lies to the west.A landing ground was once considered in Faddoi. Show Padoion the map
WaatWaat is a village in South Sudan. It is located in Akobo County, Eastern Bieh, in the northeastern part of South Sudan. Before the reorganisation of states in 2015, it was part of Jonglei state. It is connected by road to Faddoi just to the southeast Show Waaton the map
BorBor is the capital of Jonglei State in South Sudan. Bor is located in former Bor county (composed of Bor South, Bor East, Bor Central, Bor West and Bor North counties.) Show Boron the map
KwoinloKwoinlo is a small village in South Sudan. It lies in Upper Nile state, northwest of Fangak. Show Kwoinloon the map
PiborPibor, also called Pibor Post, is a town in South Sudan. Show Piboron the map
AkoboAkobo is a town in South Sudan. Show Akoboon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Jonglei
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Pochalla CountyPochalla is a county in Boma State, South Sudan. Before the reorganisation of states, it was part of the Jonglei state. The capital of the state, where the governor and state parliament is located, is in Bor town, which is situated on the Nile River at the western end of the state. Pochalla is to the extreme east of the state, located on the border with Ethiopia. Much of the County is sandwiched between two rivers, the Akobo, which forms the national boundary to the east, and the Oboth to the west. The dominant people group are the Anuak who border the Murle to the west and the Nuer to the North, both of whom are cattle keeping tribes, who have a culture of raiding to increase their cattle numbers. To the east in Ethiopia the Anuak have had tensions with the government, so communications aShow on map
JongleiJonglei is a state of South Sudan. On October 2, 2015, the President Salva Kiir Mayardit decreed the creation of the new Jonglei State along with 27 other states replacing 10 previous states. The earlier Jonglei state comprised three counties of Bor, Twic East and Duk and was the largest state by area before reorganisation, with approximately 122,581 km2, as well as the most populous according to the controversial 2008 census conducted during present-day South Sudan's second period of autonomy. Bor is the capital of the state.Show on map
AkoboAkobo is a town in South Sudan.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Jonglei
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JorJor is one of the woredas in the Gambela Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Anuak Zone, Jor is bordered on the south by the Akobo River which separates it from South Sudan, on the west and north by the Nuer Zone, on the northeast by Abobo, and on the east by Gog; the Alwero River defines part of its northern boundary. The administrative center of this woreda is Ongogi.Show on map
River LotillaThe Lotilla River is a river in South Sudan. It rises in marshes on the borders of the erstwhile Eastern Equatoria and Jonglei states and flows north to join the Pibor River near Pibor, at a junction with the Kangen River. The marshes are fed by the Medikiret River, which has its origins in marshes further south.Show on map
River KangenThe Kangen River is a river in South Sudan, just west of Boma National Park. It joins the Pibor River near Pibor.Show on map