Lakes State is the only state in South Sudan that does not have an international border. South Sudan plans to build its new capital Ramciel in Lakes state due to its central location. Lakes State borders Unity, Warrap, Western Equatoria, Central Equatoria and Jonglei states.
Region : Greater Bahr El Ghazal
Area : 40,235 km² Approximate
Population : 695,730
Capital : Rumbek
Other Important Towns : Yirol, Awierial, Mvolo, Cueibet, Adior, Billing and Agangrial
Government of Lakes State
Lakes State Legislative Assembly
The Lakes State parliament has 49 members representing eight counties. Two MPs are independent candidate who won elections in Wulu County in 2010.
The rest are members of South Sudan’s ruling SPLM. The state parliament has 18 specialised committees
Counties and Commissioners
Lakes State Links
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