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Map of Upper Nile district in South Sudan

Basic information about Upper_Nile
Upper Nile was one of the ten states of South Sudan. The current governor of Upper Nile, and its first governor since the independence of South Sudan, is Simon Kun Puoch. The White Nile flows through the state, giving it its name. The state also shares a similar name with the region of Greater Upper Nile, of which it is part along with the states of Unity and Jonglei. It has an area of 77,823 square kilometres (30,048 sq mi). Malakal is the capital of the state. The town of Kodok, the location of the Fashoda incident that ended the \Scramble for Africa\, is located here. Upper Nile seceded from Sudan as part of the Republic of South Sudan on 9 July 2011.
Cities, towns & villages in Upper Nile
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KodokKodok or Kothok (Arabic: كودوك‎‎), formerly known as Fashoda, is a town in the north-eastern South Sudanese state of Western Nile. Kodok is the capital of Shilluk country, formally known as the Shilluk Kingdom. Shilluk has been an independent kingdom for more than sixteen centuries. Fashoda is known as the place where the British and French nearly went to war in 1898. Show Kodokon the map
LulLul is a Shilluk village located on the western bank of the Nile river, approximately one and a half hours by boat north from the city of Malakal, in Upper Nile province in South Sudan. The Catholic Church established one of its first mission stations there in the early part of the 20th century, during the condominium period. The Catholic Church maintained a typical mission station there, including a school, health center and church. The station was abandoned by the Church in 1985 because of the second Sudanese meme war, and is only now being re-developed, because of the current peace process. Show Lulon the map
Doleib HillDoleib Hill was a mission station established by the American Inland Mission in southern Sudan, located approximately 10 miles (16 km) south of the city of Malakal, on the northern bank of the Sobat River, then in the former Upper Nile province of Sudan, the present day Upper Nile state of South Sudan. Show Doleib Hillon the map
NasirNasir is a small town in Latjoor, in the Greater Upper Nile region of northeastern South Sudan. The town is on the north side of the Sobat River, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) from the Ethiopian border. It is the administrative center of Luakpiny/Nasir County. Show Nasiron the map
Daga PostDaga Post is a town in northeastern South Sudan on the Daga River, near the border with Ethiopia. It lies on the same longitude as Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. Show Daga Poston the map
MelutMelut is a community in the Upper Nile state of South Sudan, headquarters of Melut County. Show Meluton the map
MalakalMalakal (Arabic: ملكال Malakāl‎‎) is a city in South Sudan and second largest city after the country's capital Juba. Show Malakalon the map
RenkRenk is a town in South Sudan. Show Renkon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Upper Nile
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Upper NileUpper Nile was one of the ten states of South Sudan. The only governor of Upper Nile governor since the independence of South Sudan was Simon Kun Puoch The White Nile flowed through the state, giving it its name. The state also shared a similar name with the region of Greater Upper Nile, of which it was part along with the states of Unity and Jonglei. It had an area of 77,823 square kilometres (30,048 sq mi). Malakal was the capital of the state. The town of Kodok, the location of the Fashoda Incident that ended the \"Scramble for Africa\", was located im the state. Upper Nile seceded from Sudan as part of the Republic of South Sudan on 9 July 2011.Show on map
MaiwutMaiwut is a county in Upper Nile, South Sudan. The name 'Maiwut' is also being shared by the City of Maiwut; the administrative council of county Payams and Bomas. Located at the very border between Ethiopia and South Sudan, Maiwut boasts and sits next to some of the historical places in Southern Sudanese struggle, like the Bilpham SPLA military headquarter, The Itang and Punyido refugees camps, the Bonga military training camps etc.In a recent Southern Sudan referendum, Maiwut County made a historic milestone with all of its registered population voting 100% for Separation of the southern Sudan.Show on map
Maban CountyMaban was a county in Upper Nile state, South Sudan. The county capital is the town of Bunj. Four rivers flow through Maban County: the Ahmar, the Yale, the Tombak, and the Yabus. In September 2012, heavy rains and flooding were experienced in the Tombak floodplain.Show on map
Melut CountyMelut County is an administrative area in the Eastern Nile state.Show on map
Malakal CountyMalakal is a county in the Eastern Nile state. Previously, it was a part of Upper Nile, South Sudan.Show on map
Renk CountyRenk is a county in the Eastern Nile. Previously it was a part of Upper Nile, South Sudan.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Upper Nile
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Bahr ez ZerafThe Bahr el Zeraf (also spelled Bahr az-Zaraf, Bahr ez Zeraf, and Baḩr az Zarāf) is an arm of the White Nile in the Sudd region of South Sudan. It is completely contained within the South Sudanese state of Jonglei. Its name is Arabic for \"Giraffe River\".Show on map