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Maiwut State

Maiwut State was a state in South Sudan that existed between 14 January 2017 and 22 February 2020.[1] 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.


On 14 January 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 its 3 new counties.[2]

Bol Ruach Rom was the Governor of Maiwut State.


  1. ^ Mutambo, Aggrey. "S. Sudan govt agrees to reduce states to 10 to maintain peace". The East African. Retrieved February 15, 2020.
  2. ^ "Darfur traditional leaders say collection of illegal weapons contingent on restoring security". 12 August 2017.

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