States and Counties of South Sudan
- States and Counties
South Sudan is divided into ten states which correspond to three historical regions of the Sudan: Bahr el Ghazal, Equatoria, and Greater Upper Nile. Juba is the capital city.
- Bahr el Ghazal
- Greater Upper Nile
The ten states are further subdivided into 86 counties.
|September 2, 2011: The Council of Ministers of South Sudan has approved the capital city to be moved from Juba to Ramciel.|
|July 19, 2011: President Salva Kiir Mayardit said that Abyei is a region of South Sudan and reacted sharp for Sudan Armed Forces [SAF] occupied Abyei by force.