Anyidi, South Sudan

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Payam (administrative division)
Country South Sudan
StateJonglei State
CountyBor East County (since 2016)[1]

Anyidi is a Payam in Bor East County, in Jonglei State, South Sudan.[1] It is situated to the east of Bor, the capital of Jonglei State, on the road connecting Bor and Pibor, in Boma State.


During September, 2016, Anyidi was the site of the Anyidi Peace Conference, which established a joint police force for Boma State and Jonglei State to prevent cattle raiding and child abductions.[2]


Anyidi is composed of three bomas. These are Thianwei, Chuei Magon and Mareng.[3] According to the Fifth Population and Housing Census of Sudan, conducted in April 2008, Anyidi had a combined population of 24,882 people, composed of 13,164 male and 11,718 female residents.[4][note 1]

Anyidi is home to the Palek community.[5]


  1. ^ 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). Retrieved June 11, 2017.. Also, see Demographics of South Sudan.


  1. ^ a b Mading, Juuk Othana (May 3, 2016). "Governor Establishes Additional Counties In Jonglei". Gurtong. Bor, South Sudan. Retrieved June 12, 2017.
  2. ^ Jok, Achiek (September 3, 2016). "Jonglei, Buma agree to form community policing force". Eye Radio 98.6 FM. Juba, South Sudan. Retrieved June 16, 2017.>
  3. ^ Winrock International & United Nations Development Program (UNDP) (2011). Annex IV BRIDGE Winrock Q1 Report FY 2012 – Bor County Profile (PDF) (Report). USAID.
  4. ^ 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. Retrieved June 11, 2017. Table 137: Jonglei State, Bor South County, Anyidi Payam
  5. ^ Wël, PaanLuel (September 17, 2016). "What are the respective population sizes of the 14 new counties in Jonglei state?". PaanLuel Wël. Retrieved June 12, 2017.