|• Governor||Yousif Tibin|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Central Darfur 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 on-going peace process for the wider Darfur region.  The state capital is Zalingei. The state was formed from land that was previously part of the states of West Darfur and South Darfur.