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Map of Lakes district in South Sudan

Basic information about Lakes
Lakes (al-Buhayrat) was one of the ten states of South Sudan. It has an area of 40,235 km². Rumbek is the capital of the state. Lakes is in the Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan, in addition to Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Western Bahr el Ghazal, and Warrap states. Bahr el Ghazal itself was a former province which was split from the Anglo-Egyptian mudiriyat, or province of Equatoria in 1948. The eastern border is the White Nile with Jonglei on the opposite bank. To the northeast lies Unity State. Other borders include Warrap State towards the northwest, Western Equatoria to the south and west, and Central Equatoria to the south. As of July 2011, Ramciel in Lakes state is under consideration by the federal government as a site for a new national capital, which would replace Juba.
Cities, towns & villages in Lakes
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KowichKowich is a village in Aweil East County of Northern Bahr el Ghazal state, South Sudan. It is about 20 km east of Aweil Town, the state capital of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, and adjacent to the Lol river. It neighbours Nyaruet in the east, Kar Ayuel in the west, Mabil in the north and Akenyjok in the south. It is inhabited by the Dinka Malual. Show Kowichon the map
RumbekRumbek (Arabic: رمبك‎‎) is the capital of Lakes State, central South Sudan, and the former capital of the country. Show Rumbekon the map
WhyWhy is a populated place located in the state of Lakes, South Sudan. Show Whyon the map
YirolYirol is a town in South Sudan. Show Yirolon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Lakes
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LakesLakes (al-Buhayrat) was one of the ten states of South Sudan. It has an area of 40,235 km². Rumbek was the capital of the state. Lakes was in the Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan, in addition to Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Western Bahr el Ghazal, and Warrap states. Bahr el Ghazal itself was a former province which was split from the Anglo-Egyptian mudiriyat, or province of Equatoria in 1948. The eastern border was the White Nile with Jonglei on the opposite bank. To the northeast lied the Unity State. Other borders included Warrap State towards the northwest, Western Equatoria to the south and west, and Central Equatoria to the south.Show on map