Home | Keywords | Regions | Sudan | South Kordofan State

South Kordofan State

JPEG - 23.7 kb
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.


JPEG - 53.7 kb
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)

External Links




The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


s
Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Dissolution and formation of the Cabinet - 2013 2018-04-20 08:00:00 Amb Telar Deng The events that led to the 2013 dissolution of cabinet can be traced back to the deep mistrust that fermented back in 1991 when leaders failed to close ranks. After the 1991 (...)

The Darfur issue remains in oblivion 2018-04-20 07:36:49 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman The victims and survivors of the atrocious crimes in the Darfur region where very few in the world cares for their plight continue feeling trapped, no way out but at the (...)

IGAD and the question of impartiality 2018-04-20 07:18:21 By Duop Chak Wuol One of the main reasons the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) was formed was to maintain peace in the East African region. In its mission statement, the bloc (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Abyei celebrates Mine Awareness Day 2018-04-05 08:52:03 4 April 2018 | Abyei - The United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) and the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) commemorated the International Day for Mine Awareness and (...)

Appeal for forgiveness and pardon of John Agou Wuoi 2018-03-07 08:28:08 H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, President and Commander-in-Chief, of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA), Republic of South Sudan (RSS), 5th February, 2018. Through: Hon. Michael Makuei Lueth (...)

Petition for release of Agou John Wuoi from prison 2018-02-15 20:45:31 Open letter to South Sudan President Salva Kiir Your Excellency, Kindly please permit me to take this rare opportunity to appreciate you for every effort you have made toward making South Sudan (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2018 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.