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Raga, South Sudan

Raga

Location in South Sudan

Coordinates: 08°28′12″N 25°40′48″E / 8.47000°N 25.68000°E / 8.47000; 25.68000Coordinates: 08°28′12″N 25°40′48″E / 8.47000°N 25.68000°E / 8.47000; 25.68000

Country  South Sudan
State Western Bahr el Ghazal State
County Raja County
Elevation 1,788 ft (545 m)
Population (2010 Estimate)
 • Total 3,700
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Raga is a town in South Sudan.

Location

The town is located in Raga County, Western Bahr el Ghazal State, in the northwestern corner of South Sudan, near the International borders with the Republic of Sudan and the Central African Republic. It is located approximately 300 kilometres (190 mi), by road, northwest of Wau, the capital of Western Bahr el Ghazal State. This location lies approximately 950 kilometres (590 mi), by road, northwest of Juba, the capital and largest city in that country.[1] The coordinates of Raga are: 8° 28' 12.00"N, 25° 40' 48.00"E (Latitude: 8.4700; Longitude: 25.6800). Raga's average elevation is 545 metres (1,788 ft) above sea level.[2]

Climate

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as tropical wet and dry (Aw).

Climate data for Raga
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 34.2
(93.6)
35.8
(96.4)
37.3
(99.1)
37.5
(99.5)
35.1
(95.2)
32.5
(90.5)
30.7
(87.3)
30.8
(87.4)
31.8
(89.2)
33.2
(91.8)
34.6
(94.3)
34.2
(93.6)
33.98
(93.16)
Daily mean °C (°F) 22.1
(71.8)
24.8
(76.6)
28
(82)
29.3
(84.7)
28.7
(83.7)
26.5
(79.7)
25.7
(78.3)
25.7
(78.3)
26.1
(79)
26.4
(79.5)
25
(77)
23.2
(73.8)
25.96
(78.73)
Average low °C (°F) 11.6
(52.9)
13.8
(56.8)
18.7
(65.7)
21
(70)
22.2
(72)
20.6
(69.1)
20.6
(69.1)
20.5
(68.9)
20.3
(68.5)
19.6
(67.3)
15.4
(59.7)
12.2
(54)
18.04
(64.47)
Precipitation mm (inches) 0.5
(0.02)
1.6
(0.063)
19.7
(0.776)
48.8
(1.921)
123.4
(4.858)
167.1
(6.579)
227.4
(8.953)
254.9
(10.035)
176
(6.93)
84.4
(3.323)
37.8
(1.488)
0
(0)
1,141.6
(44.946)
 % humidity 32 33 39 50 65 71 75 75 71 61 44 37 54.42
Source: Climate Charts[3]

Overwiew

Raga is a small but growing town that straddles the Raga River.

Population

It is estimated that the population of Raga was 3,700 in 2010.[4]

Transport

From Raga, the main road north (B41) leads to Al Murrah in the Republic of Sudan. B41-South leads to Wau, South Sudan. Raga is also served by Raga Airport.

External links

  • Location of Raga At Google Maps
  • Profile At Places-in-the-world.com
  • Firsthand Account of Visit To Raga, South Sudan

See also

References

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