Location of Jubek State in South Sudan
|Number of Counties||14|
|• Governor||Augustino Jadalla Wani|
|Population (2014 Estimate)|
Jubek State is one of the states of South Sudan, located within the in the Equatoria region. It contains the national capital, Juba, which is also the largest city in South Sudan. The state borders include Yei River State to the southwest, Amadi State to the west, Terekeka State to the north, and Imatong State to the east. 
On 2 October 2015, the president of South Sudan issued a decree establishing 28 states in order to replace the 10 constitutionally established states. The decree established the new states mostly among ethnic lines. A number of opposition parties and civil society groups challenged the constitutionality of the decree, and these actions led to president Salva Kiir to take the decree to parliament for approval as a constitutional amendment. In November the South Sudanese parliament empowered President Kiir to create new states.
Jubek State is consisted of fourteen counties. Each county in the state was created and fully implemented on 16 september 2016. The fourteen (14) counties created are Lodu, Luri, Mangala, Gondokoro, Rejaf, Wonduruba, Lobonok, Bungu, Ganji (Ganzi), Dollo, Rokon, Lyria and Oponi. Each county also got its own commissioner, making a total of fourteen commissioners for Jubek State.
Towns and cities
The capital of Jubek state is Juba, South Sudan. Juba is the capital of the entire country of South Sudan. Juba is also the most populous city in the state and country, and the city was also the capital of the former Juba County. Other cities in Jubek State include Gondokoro, Lado, Mongalla, Rejaf, and Rokon. All of these towns were part of Juba County prior to the 2015 decree. 
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