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Northern Bahr el Ghazal State (NBEG/NBG)

Northern Bahr el Ghazal State is in the Greater Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan. It borders north Sudan’s South Darfur State. Within South Sudan the state borders Western Bahr el Ghazal and Warrap states.

Northern Bahr el Ghazal also borders the disputed region of Abyei and claims the contested Mile 14 border area, which is also claimed by Sudan.

Capital: Aweil

Area: 720,898 km²

Population: 720,898 (2008)


Government

Northern Bahr el Ghazal State Executive

State Ministers

State Advisors:


Northern Bahr el Ghazal State Leglislative Assembly

Other MPs

Aguer Wol Aguer | Garang Majak Bol | Majang Ngor Kuany


Counties & Commissioners

  • Aweil North County - Estimated Population (2008) - 129,130 - Cmr Kuol Athuai Hal
  • Aweil East County - Estimated Population (2008) - 309,920 - Awet Kiir Awet
  • Aweil West County - Estimated Population (2008) - 166,220 - Garang Tong
  • Aweil Central County - Estimated Population (2008) - 41,830 - Abraham Aleu
  • Aweil South County - Estimated Population (2008) - 73,810 - Jel Mangok

Aweil Town


Northern Bahr el Ghazal State - Links


Books

  • Francis M. Deng, 1995, War of Visions, Conflict of Identities in the Sudan, (Washington D.C.: Brookings)
  • Human Rights Watch, 1999, Famine in Sudan, 1998, The Human Rights Causes, (New York, Human Rights Watch).
  • Dave Eggers, 2006, What is the What, (New York, Vintage Books).
  • David Keen, 1994, The Benefits of Famine, A Political Economy of Famine and Relief in Southwestern Sudan, 1983–1989, (New Jersey, Princeton University Press).
  • Garang Malong, 2012, Theatre of Hope( Nairobi University, Kenya)



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