Lafon, South Sudan

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Lafon is located in South Sudan
Location in South Sudan
Coordinates: 5°02′00″N 32°28′09″E / 5.033234°N 32.469063°E / 5.033234; 32.469063Coordinates: 5°02′00″N 32°28′09″E / 5.033234°N 32.469063°E / 5.033234; 32.469063
CountryFlag of South Sudan.svg South Sudan
StateImatong State
CountyLafon County

Lafon is a community in Imatong State State of South Sudan,[1] the headquarters of Lafon County. The people belong to the Pari ethnic group.[2] Lafon Hill is a small, rocky elevation that rises abruptly from the surrounding plain. It is covered with terraced, Pari villages. Traditionally the people made their living primarily from cattle herding.[3]


  1. ^ "Imatong: Speaker And Deputy Elected, Commissioners, Administrators Sworn In". Gurtong. 4 March 2016. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Village Assessment for the Potential Return Area (Lafon)" (PDF). UNHCR. 25 July 2008. Retrieved 2011-07-13.
  3. ^ "Lafon, Pari of Sudan". Joshua Project. Retrieved 2011-07-13.