Awerial County

Awerial County
Aliab land
Awerial is located in South Sudan
Location in South Sudan
Coordinates: 6°07′36″N 31°10′26″E / 6.1266°N 31.1738°E / 6.1266; 31.1738Coordinates: 6°07′36″N 31°10′26″E / 6.1266°N 31.1738°E / 6.1266; 31.1738
Country South Sudan
StateLakes State
Time zoneUTC+3 (CAT)

Awerial is a County in Lakes State, central South Sudan.

The County made headlines in December 2013 when it received over 70,000 internally displaced people fleeing fighting in nearby Bor .[1] The town is also the seat of an Anglican Bishopric.

  1. ^ Damon, Arwa (1 December 2014). "South Sudan peace talks planned as forces clash in key town". CNN. Retrieved 1 January 2014.

Awerial county is border Terekeka county of central equatoria state to the south, Bor South of Jonglei state to east, yirol east county to the north, yirol west county to the north west.

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