East Darfur

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East Darfur
Sharq Darfur
Location in Sudan
Location in Sudan
Country  Sudan
Region Darfur
Capital Ed Daein
 • Governor Abdul-Hamid Musa Kasha
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

East 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. [1] The state capital is Ed Daein. The state was formed from land that was previously part of the state of South Darfur.


Coordinates: 11°10′N 26°30′E / 11.167°N 26.500°E / 11.167; 26.500