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White Nile State

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White Nile State
النيل الأبيض
an-Nil al-Abyad
Official seal of White Nile State
Location in Sudan.
Location in Sudan.
Coordinates: 13°27′N 32°20′E / 13.450°N 32.333°E / 13.450; 32.333
Country Sudan
RegionSennar State
 • Total39,701 km2 (15,329 sq mi)
 • Total2,493,880[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
HDI (2017)0.488[2]
1 Ad Douiem
2 Al Gutaina
3 Kosti
4 Al Jabalian

White Nile State (Arabic: النيل الأبيض An Nīl al Ābyaḍ) is one of the 18 wilayat or states of Sudan. It has an area of 39,701 km2 and an estimated population of approximately 2,493,880 people (2018 est). Since 1994 Rabak is the capital of the state; other important cities include Kosti and Ed Dueim.

The state is administratively subdivided into four districts:

  1. Ad Douiem
  2. Al Gutaina
  3. Kosti
  4. Al Jabalian


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-03-12. Retrieved 2023-06-09.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2018-09-13.

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