Wau town

Wau town


Wau is a city in northwestern South Sudan, on the western bank of the Jur River, in Wau County, Western Bahr el Ghazal State. It lies approximately 650 kilometres, northwest of Juba, the capital and largest city in that country.


The Town has a population of 127,384


There is railway transport in Wau town being Sudan Railways

Air transport, there is Wau domestic airport

Tourist attractions

Southern National Park located 100 kilometers south of Wau


Catholic University of South Sudan

University of Bahr El Ghazal

Sports activities

Wau stadium, this is a soccer stadium with a sitting capacity of 5000 people.

Prayer places

Wau Cathedral


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