Upper Nile State is the most northerly in South Sudan and borders Ethiopia to the west and the north Sudanese states of South Kordofan, Blue Nile and White Nile. Within South Sudan Upper Nile borders Unity State to the west and Jonglei State to the south.
Governor : Brigadier General Simon Kun Puoch
Area : 77,773 km²
Approximate Population : 964,353
Capital : Malakal
Other Important Towns : Renk, Kodok, Nasser, Oriny, Maiwut, Gerger, Melut
Counties : Baliet, Fashoda, Longochuk, Maban, Maiwut, Malakal, Manyo, Melut, Panyikang, Renk, Ulang, Luakpiny/Nasir.
Last updated 4 March 2012.
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