About Jonglei State
Jonglei is one of the ten states of South Sudan. It is the largest state by area, with approximately 122,581√ā¬†km2, as well as the most populous according to the controversial 2008 census conducted during present-day South Sudan's second period of autonomy. Mading-Bor is the capital of the state. The current governor of Jonglei State is Kuol Manyang Juuk. Jonglei seceded from Sudan as part of the Republic of South Sudan on 9 July 2011.