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Western Bahr el Ghazal State (WBEG/WBG)

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Western Bahr el Ghazal State in South Sudan shares international borders with Sudan’s region of Darfur and the Central African Republic.

The most westerly of South Sudan’s ten states Western Bahr el Ghazal State also borders Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Warrap to the east and Western Equatoria to the south.

Area: 93,900 km²

Approximate Population: 333,431

Capital: Wau

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Other Important Towns: Raja, Deim Zubeir, Kuajiena and Kangi

Contested Areas:

Kafia Kingi is claimed by South Sudan as part of Western Bahr el Ghazal State and Sudan as part of its western Darfur region.


Western Bahr el Ghazal State Government

Executive


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Western Bahr el Ghazal State Legislative Assembly

Members of Parliament


Advisors to the governor

  • Peace and reconciliation affairs - Ayuel Longar
  • Political affairs - Kamil Wana Uraj
  • Security - Brigadier-General Wol Dhel Thiep (Wol Maduong
  • Economics and self reliance - Livio Gelego Bahara
  • Essential services affairs - Andal Wadattalla
  • Gender affairs - Tereza Zackaria
  • Cooperatives - Monica Sabino Madut
  • Parliamentary affairs - Paul Atuk
  • Youth and sport - Rev. Matio Michael

County Commissioners:

  • Jur River County, Commissioner John Arop Madut
  • Raga County, Commissioner Hassan Jallab Khadam
  • Wau County, Commissioner Elia Kamilo Dimo

Wau Municipality

  • Mayor: Michael Gaeba Ukel
  • Deputy Mayor: Kamil Wana Orac

Former County Commissioners


Western Bahr el Ghazal State Links


Videos

Al Jazeera English | Protestors shot at by South Sudan army | 13 December 2012




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