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South Kordofan State

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South Kordofan State in red (Disputed Abyei Area in pink)

Capital: Kadugli | Kaduqli

Governor: Ahmed Haroun

Area: 158,355 km2 (61,141 sq mi)

Population: 1,111,859 (2006 (est.)

Time zone: EAT (UTC+3)

Geography South Kordofan State is part of the Kordofan region of Sudan. It shares border with Darfur to the west, North Kordofan State to the north, White Nile State to the east and The Republic of South Sudan to the south.

Districts

Dilling, Rashad, Abu Jubaiyah, Talodi, Kadugli, Lagawa, As Salam, Abyei (abolished)

Abyei

Abyei is an oil-producing fertile area claimed by Sudan and South Sudan. Under the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement residents of the area were due to hold a referendum to decide on its future in January 2011. The vote did not go ahead as the two countries could not decide on who was allowed to take part.


Videos

Al Jazeera | Sudan declares emergency on border with south | 29 April 2012


Al Jazeera English | Civilians bear brunt of Sudan clashes | 24 April 2012


Al Jazeera English | Inside Sudan - Southern Kordofan: Unfinished Business | 8 April 2012

With exclusive access, Al Jazeera investigates a hidden war in the remote state of Southern Kordofan in Sudan.


Al Jazeera English | ICC’s Luis Moreno-Ocampo speaks to Al Jazeera | 31 March 2012


Al Jazeera English | Sudan government adviser Rabi Abdel Atti speaks to Al Jazeera | 31 March 2012


Al Jazeera English | Sudan governor to troops: ’Take no prisoners’ | 31 March 2012


Al Jazeera English | Sudan tribes wrestle in greeting | 26 August 2007

The Baqqara Tribes of central Sudan mark the end of the cattle herding season with celebrations, including wrestling matches. Rawya Rageh reports for Al Jazeera on the tradition.


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Children carry their family’s belongings as they go to Yida refugee camp in South Sudan outside Tess village in the rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan, May 2, 2012. (Reuters)

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