The Wau River, or Wau Nahr (sometimes spelled Waw or Wow), is a river in South Sudan. It shares its name with Wau, the state capital of Western Bahr el Ghazal, where the river is located east of the international border with the Central African Republic.
South Sudan, officially known as the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa. The country gained its independence from the Republic of the Sudan in 2011, making it the newest country with widespread recognition. Its capital and largest city is Juba.
Wau is a city in northwestern South Sudan, on the western bank of the Jur River, that serves as capital for Wau State. It lies approximately 650 kilometres (400 mi) northwest of the capital Juba. A culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse urban center and trading hub, Wau is also the former headquarters of Western Bahr el Ghazal.
Western Bahr el Ghazal was one of the states of South Sudan. It had an area of 93,900 km2 (36,255 sq mi) and was the least populous state in South Sudan, according to the controversial Sudanese census conducted in 2008. It was part of the Bahr el Ghazal region. Its capital was Wau. The state shared international borders with Sudan to the north and the Central African Republic to the west. The portion now occupied by Raga County is the southern part of the historical region known as "Dar Fertit".
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Gogrial, or Qaqriyal, is a town in South Sudan.
Tonj is a town in South Sudan.
Aweil is a city in South Sudan and the capital of the Aweil State.
Rumbek Airport is an airport in South Sudan, near Rumbek the capital of Western Lakes State. The airport is served by several national airlines and by air charter service providers.
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Wau Airport is a civilian airport that serves the city of Wau and surrounding communities. Feeder Airlines has three return flights a week between Khartoum-Wau-Juba. Southern Star Airlines provides service on Wednesdays and Sundays to Juba, this service has since been suspended in 2011 when the airline ceased flying.
Raga also called Raja is a town in South Sudan and the capital of Lol State.
Kuajok, also spelled Kwajok, is a city in South Sudan, and the capital of Gogrial State. The city also previously served as the capital of the erstwhile Warrap State.
The Catholic University of South Sudan (abbreviated as CUofSS for short) is a university located in South Sudan. CUofSS consists of two campuses; one in the capital of Juba, while the other is located in the city of Wau. The university is fairly new as it was established and operating since 2008. However, the university was founded approximately three years before the independence of South Sudan.
University of Bahr El-Ghazal (UBG) is a university in South Sudan.
John Garang University (JGU) is a public university in the Republic of South Sudan.
The Luwo are an ethnic group in western parts of South Sudan. They are part of a larger group of ethno-linguistically related Luo peoples of East Africa. They speak the Dholuo language which is a Northern Luo language.
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Wau State is one of the 28 states of South Sudan that formed on 2 October 2015. It is located in the Bahr el Ghazal region, and was part of the former state of Western Bahr el Ghazal. Wau State borders Aweil State, Gbudwe State, Gogrial State, Lol State, and Tonj State.
On 20 March 2017, an Antonov An-26 of South Supreme Airlines was destroyed by fire after landing at Wau Airport, South Sudan on a domestic flight from Juba Airport.
Wau railway station is a railway station located in Wau, South Sudan. The station is on the Babanusa-Wau Railway, and used to provide services to towards Sudan a few times a week.
The 2018 South Sudan Football Championship was the 4th season of the South Sudan Football Championship, the top-level football championship of South Sudan. It was played between 10 and 23 October 2018.