Makol Cuei, South Sudan

Makol Cuei
Makol Cuei is located in South Sudan
Makol Cuei
Makol Cuei
Coordinates: 6°22′32″N 31°38′46″E / 6.37556°N 31.64611°E / 6.37556; 31.64611Coordinates: 6°22′32″N 31°38′46″E / 6.37556°N 31.64611°E / 6.37556; 31.64611
CountrySouth Sudan
StateJonglei State
CountyBor West County (since 2016) [1]

Makol Cuei is a boma in Baidit payam, Bor West County, Jonglei State, South Sudan, about 30 kilometers north of Bor. The village is located at the southern extent of the sudd, South Sudan's vast central wetlands.


According to the Fifth Population and Housing Census of Sudan, conducted in April 2008, Makol Cuei boma had a population of 10,065 people, composed of 5,615 male and 4,450 female residents.[2][note 1]

Culture and community

In March, 2012, a large church, school and health clinic were opened in Makol Cuei, with support from a businessman who had grown up there.[3] The church is the seat of Jonglei State's Athoc diocese.[4]


  1. ^ In 2008, at the time of the census, Makol Cuei was located in Bor South County. The data collected during the Fifth Population and Housing Census of Sudan were to be the primary source of information for decisions about the number and demarcation of electoral constituencies and administrative boundaries in what was then southern Sudan. South Sudanese officials rejected census results for southern Sudan. See Darfur Relief and Documentation Centre (2010). 5th Population and Housing Census in Sudan – An Incomplete Exercise (PDF) (Report). Darfur Relief and Documentation Centre, Geneva (Switzerland). Archived from the original (PDF) on September 18, 2017. Retrieved June 11, 2017.. Also, see Demographics of South Sudan.


  1. ^ Mading, Juuk Othana (May 3, 2016). "Governor Establishes Additional Counties In Jonglei". Gurtong. Bor, South Sudan. Retrieved June 12, 2017.
  2. ^ National Bureau of Statistics (2013). Population Distribution by Sex by Boma, Vol. III (Report). The Republic of South Sudan, The National Bureau of Statistics. p. 34. Archived from the original on November 14, 2017. Retrieved June 11, 2017. Table 138: Jonglei State, Bor South County, Baidit Payam
  3. ^ "New church, school and clinic opened in troubled Jonglei". Sudan Tribune. Bor, South Sudan. March 18, 2012. Retrieved June 11, 2017.
  4. ^ "South Sudan: New Jonglei Bishop to Prioritise Development in Diocese". All Africa. July 30, 2014. Retrieved June 11, 2017.
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