Maiwut State

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Maiwut State is one of the 32 states of South Sudan. It is located in the Greater Upper Nile region and it borders Eastern Nile to the north, Eastern Bieh to the south, and Latjoor State to the east.

History

On January 14th 2017, President Kiir issued a presidential decree that increased the number of federal states from 28 to 32. Thus having Latjor State splitting and forming Maiwut State with Maiwut as its capital, and Koma, Longuchuk, and Maiwut as it's 3 new counties.[1]

Bol Ruach Rom is the Governor of Maiwut State.

References

  1. ^ http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article61403


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