The 32 Federal States of the Republic of South Sudan

Posted: January 22, 2017 by PaanLuel Wël in Columnists, History, PaanLuel Wël

By PaanLuel Wël, Juba, South Sudan

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January 22, 2017 (SSB) — On Saturday, the 14th of January, 2017, President Kiir issued a presidential decree that increased the number of federal states from 28 to 32. Here is the revised list of the 32 states of the Republic of South Sudan.

S/No State Counties Capital Past Governor Current Governor
 

THE GREATER UPPER NILE REGION (13 STATES)

1 Jonglei Bor, Twic East and Duk Bor Philip Agwer Panyang Philip Agwer Panyang
2 Fangak state Ayod, and Fangak Ayod James Kok Ruea James Kok Ruea
3 Bieh State Uror and Nyirol Waat Peter Bol Koang Moses Majiok Gatluak
4 Akobo State Akobo County Akobo Peter Bol Koang Johnson Gony Bilieu
5 Maiwut State Longchuk, Koma, and Maiwut Maiwut Peter Lam Buoth Bol Ruach Rom
6 Latjor State Ulang and Nasir Nasir Peter Lam Buoth Peter Gatkuoth Khor
7 Boma State Pochalla, and Pibor Pibor Baba Medan Konyi Sultan Ismail Konyi
8 Central Upper Nile State Akoka, Pigi, Baliet and Panyikang Malakal Chol Thon Balok James Tor Monybuny
9 Northern Upper Nile State Renk, Maban and Melut Renk Chol Thon Balok Deng Akoi Gak
10 Fashoda State Kodok and Manyo Kodok William Othon Awer Currently Vacant
11 Ruweng State Panriang and Abiemnhom Panriang Mayol Kur Akuei Thiaji de-Dut Deng
12 Southern Liech State Mayendit, Leer and Panyijiar Leer Teker Riek Dong Teker Riek Dong
13 Northern Liech State Mayom, Koch, Rubkona and Guit Bentiu Joseph Nguen Monytuil Joseph Nguen Monytuil
 

THE GREATER BAHR EL GHAZAL REGION (10 STATES)

14 Gogrial State Gogrial West and Gogrial East Kuacjok Abraham Gum Makuach Gregory Deng Kuach Aduol
15 Twic State Twic County Mayen-Abun Bona Pariek Biar Kon Manyiel Kuol
16 Tonj State Tonj North, Tonj East and Tonj South Tonj Akech Tong Aleu Akech Tong Aleu
17 Gok State Cueibet County Cueibet Madang Majok Meen Madang Majok Meen
18 Western Lake State Rumbek North, Rumbek East, Rumbek Center and Wulu Rumbek Abraham Makoi Bol Abraham Makoi Bol
19 Eastern Lake State Yirol East, Yirol West and Awerial Yirol Ring Tueny Mabor Ring Tueny Mabor
20 Aweil East State Aweil East county Wanjok Deng Deng Akuei Deng Deng Akuei
21 Lol State Raja, Aweil North and Aweil West Raja Rizik Zachariah Hassan Rizik Zachariah Hassan
22 Aweil State Aweil South and Aweil Center Aweil Ronald Ruai Deng Ronald Ruai Deng
23 Wau State Jur River and Bagari Wau Elias Waya Nyipouch  Andrea Mayar Achor
 

THE GREATER EQUATORIA REGION (9 STATES)

24 Jubek State Juba County (Bari, Lokoya, Nyangwara communities) Juba Augustino Jadalla Wani Augustino Jadalla Wani
25 Terekeka State Terekeka, Jemeiza, Gwor, Tali and Tigor Terekeka Juma Ali Malou Juma Ali Malou
26 Yei River State Yei, Lainya, Morobo and Kajo Keji Yei David Lokonga Moses David Lokonga Moses
27 Tambura State Tambura and Nagero Tambura Patrick Raphael Zamoi Patrick Raphael Zamoi
28 Gbudwe State Yambio, Ezo, and Anzara Yambio Patrick Raphael Zamoi Badagu Daniel Remposa
29 Amadi State Mvolo, Mundri West and Mundri East Mundri Joseph Pachiko Joseph Pachiko
30 Maridi State Maridi and Ibba Maridi Africano Monday Africano Monday
31 Imatong State Lopa, Torit, Ikotos and Magwi Torit Natisio Loluke Manir Natisio Loluke Manir
32 Kapoeta State Kapoeta North, Kapoeta East, Kapoeta South and Budi Kapoeta Louise Lobong Lojore Louise Lobong Lojore

(A) Greater Equatoria States (9 states)

  1. Imatong State (Torit) — Lopa, Torit, Ikotos and Magwi counties
  2. Kapoeta State (Kapoeta) — Kapoeta North, Kapoeta East, Kapoeta South and Budi counties
  3. Maridi State (Maridi) — Maridi and Ibba counties
  4. Amadi State (Mundri) — Mvolo, Mundri West and Mundri East counties
  5. Gbudwe State (Yambio) — Yambio, Ezo, and Anzara counties
  6. Tambura State (Tambura) — Tambura and Nagero counties
  7. Jubek State (Juba) — Juba county (Bari, Lokoya, Nyangwara communities)
  8. Terekeka State (Terekeka) – Terekeka, Jemeiza, Gwor, Tali and Tigor counties
  9. Yei River State (Yei) — Yei, Lainya, Morobo and Kajo-Keji counties

(B) Greater Bahr el Ghazal States (10 states)

  1. Wau State (Wau) — Jur River and Bagari counties
  2. Aweil State (Aweil) – Aweil South and Aweil Center counties
  3. Lol State (Raja) – Raja, Aweil North and Aweil West counties
  4. Aweil East State (Wanjok) — Aweil East county
  5. Twic State (Mayen-Abun) – Twic County
  6. Gogrial State (Kuacjok) – Gogrial West and Gogrial East counties
  7. Tonj State (Tonj) – Tonj North, Tonj East and Tonj South counties
  8. Eastern Lake State (Yirol) — Yirol East, Yirol West and Awerial counties
  9. Western Lake State (Rumbek) — Rumbek North, Rumbek East, Rumbek Center and Wulu counties
  10. Gok State (Cueibet) — Cueibet county

(C) Greater Upper Nile States (13 states)

  1. Northern Liech State (Bentiu) — Mayom, Koch, Rubkona and Guit counties
  2. Southern Liech State (Leer) — Mayendit, Leer and Panyijiar counties
  3. Ruweng State (Panriang) — Panriang and Abiemnhom counties
  4. Jonglei State (Bor) – Duk, Bor and Twic East counties
  5. Western Nile State (Kodok) — Kodok and Manyo counties
  6. Northern Upper Nile State (Renk) — Renk, Maban and Melut counties
  7. Central Upper Nile State (Malakal) — Akoka, Pigi, Baliet and Panyikang counties
  8. Fangak State (Ayod) —Ayod, and Fangak counties
  9. Bieh State (Waat) – Uror and Nyirol counties
  10. Akobo State (Akobo) — Akobo County
  11. Maiwut State (Maiwut) — Longuchuk, Maiwut and Koma counties.
  12. Latjor State (Nasir) — Ulang and Nasir counties.
  13. Boma State (Pibor) — Pochalla, and Pibor counties

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