Central Darfur

Central Darfur State (Arabic: ولاية وسط دارفور, romanizedWilāyat Wasaṭ Dārfūr) is one of the states of Sudan, and one of five comprising the Darfur region. It was created in January 2012 as a result of the ongoing peace process for the wider Darfur region.[2] The state capital is Zalingei. The state was formed from land that had been part of the states of West Darfur and South Darfur.

Central Darfur State
ولاية وسط دارفور
Official seal of Central Darfur State
Location in Sudan
Location in Sudan
Country Sudan
 • GovernorYousif Tibin
 • Total37,114 km2 (14,330 sq mi)
 • Total2,499,000 [1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)


Truck in Nertiti
  • Zalingei
  • Azum
  • Wadi Salih
  • Mukjar
  • Umm Dukhun
  • Nertiti
  • Rokirro
  • Bindisi
  • Kangey
  • Soloa


  1. ^ "Dabanga Sudan".
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 29, 2012. Retrieved March 7, 2012.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

Coordinates: 12°20′N 23°25′E / 12.333°N 23.417°E / 12.333; 23.417