Adar River

Adar River
Adar River is located in South Sudan
Adar River
Location of mouth in South Sudan
CountrySouth Sudan
Physical characteristics
 • coordinates
10°23′N 32°15′E / 10.383°N 32.250°E / 10.383; 32.250
Basin features
River systemWhite Nile

The Adar River (or Khor Adar), known to the Dinka as the Yal,[1] is a tributary of the White Nile in the state of Upper Nile, South Sudan. It flows north west from the Machar Marshes[2] and enters the White Nile just upstream of the town of Melut.


  1. ^ P.P. Howell and Mahmoud Eff. Abu Sineina (c. 1951). "Game in the Machar Marshes". Archived from the original on 2019-12-15. Retrieved 2011-07-22.
  2. ^ Sutcliffe, J.V.; Parks, Y.P. (1999). "The Sobat Basin and the Machar Marshes". The Hydrology of the Nile (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-22. page 108

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