Wanyjok, South Sudan

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Young Lion
Dinka: Koor thin nyɔt, tiam ee kida English: The Young Lion, the victory is ours
Country  South Sudan
State Aweil East State
County Wanyjok County
Created 2 October 2015; 3 years ago (2015-10-02)
 • Type Municipality
 • Mayor or Mayoress Teresa Abak Piol
770 m (2,530 ft)
(2008 Estimate)
 • Total 309,921[1]
Demonym(s) Wanyjokish
Time zone UTC+3 (EAT)
Climate Tropical savanna climate
Website wanyjok.org

Wanyjok is a city in the Republic of South Sudan and it serves as the capital city of Aweil East State.[2][3][4][5]


Formerly Wanyjok was part of Aweil as the capital of Aweil East County from 1994 to 2015.[6]

Notable people

Educational people

The following people are the most regarded in the state:

Military people

See also

See also Aweil East State


  1. ^ 2008 South Sudan Population Ma By County
  2. ^ Wanyjok is created as state
  3. ^ Wanyjok
  4. ^ "Mayor and Deputy Appointed In Aweil East State". Gurtong. 25 March 2016.
  5. ^ Messiria and Rizeigat
  6. ^ Governor appoints Wanyjok town mayor and depuy

External links

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