Kajo Keji

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Kajo Keji
Downtown Kajo Keji, Sudan - panoramio (1).jpg
Kajo Keji is located in South Sudan
Kajo Keji
Kajo Keji
Location in South Sudan
Coordinates: 03°50′57″N 31°39′28″E / 3.84917°N 31.65778°E / 3.84917; 31.65778
Country  South Sudan
Region Equatoria
State Central Equatoria
Population (2010)
 • Total 196,000
Climate Aw

Kajokeji, also spelled Kajokaji, Kajukeji, Kajo-keji and Kago Kaju, is a town in South Sudan.

Location

Kajokeji is part of the six counties of Central Equatoria (one of the ten states of South Sudan). It is approximately 150 kilometres (93 mi), by road, south of Juba, the capital of and largest city in South Sudan. It lies near the state border with Eastern Equatoria State and close to the international border with Uganda, to the south.[1][2] The town of Nimule lies approximately 50 kilometres (31 mi) by road southeast of Kajo Keji, at the point where the Victoria Nile leaves Uganda to enter South Sudan. The coordinates of Kajo Keji are:3°50'57.0"N, 31°39'28.0"E (Latitude:3.849167; Longitude:31.657778).[3]

Overview

Kajo Keji and the surrounding community are home to the Kuku people.[4] The town is home to the headquarters of the Anglican Diocese of Kajo Keji, with Bishop Anthony Poggo being the prelate.[5] Equity Bank South Sudan Limited maintains a branch in the town, being the only commercial bank in the county.[6]

Population

As of June 2010, the population of Kajo Keji was estimated at 196,000.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ Waakhe Simon Wudu, . (3 May 2013). "Work Starts On Juba-Kajo Keji Road". Gurtong.net. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Yei River State residents fleeing to villages". Gurtong. 12 July 2016. Archived from the original on 18 August 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  3. ^ Google, . "Location of Kajo Keji At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  4. ^ Geri, Alfred (27 October 2014). "Implications of Moyo – Kajo-Keji Conflict". Gurtong.net. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  5. ^ KKAD, . "The Anglican Diocese of Kajo Keji, South Sudan". Kajo Keji Anglican Diocese. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  6. ^ Waakhe Simon Wudu, . (31 July 2012). "Equity Bank Opens In Kajo-Keji". Gurtong.net. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  7. ^ UNMIS, . (8 June 2010). "Kajo Keji, South Sudan: General Information". United Nations Mission In Sudan (UNMIS). Archived from the original on 27 October 2014. Retrieved 11 December 2014.

External links

  • The Kajo Keji Project
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