Adok

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Adok
Adok is located in South Sudan
Adok
Adok
Location in South Sudan
Coordinates: 8°11′19″N 30°18′25″E / 8.188526°N 30.30688°E / 8.188526; 30.30688Coordinates: 8°11′19″N 30°18′25″E / 8.188526°N 30.30688°E / 8.188526; 30.30688
Country Flag of South Sudan.svg South Sudan
State Jonglei State
Climate Aw

Adok is a port on the White Nile in Jonglei State, South Sudan. In the early 1980s Chevron Corporation found oil in Adok.[1]

Adok had strategic value during the Second Sudanese Civil War (1983-2005). Between October and December 1991 the town was the scene of fighting between the Nasir and Torit factions of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA).[2] In the late 1990s the Austrian company OMV began explorations in the Leer-Adok area.[3] Between December 2002 and early February 2003 the government made a renewed push to clear the road south from Bentiu to the port of Adok.[4]

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