is a city in South Sudan
The city is located in Kaya Payam, Morobo County
, Central Equatoria State
, in exteme southeastern South Sudan
, at the International border with the Republic of Uganda
. Kaya is located approximately , by road, southeast of Yei
the nearest large city. This location lies approximately , by road, south of Juba
, the capital
of South Sudan and largest city in the country. Kaya sits directly accross the border from Oraba
, in Uganda. The coordinates of Kaya are:3° 33' 0.00"N, 30° 52' 48.00"E (Latitude:3.5500; Longitude:30.8800).
Kaya was a battle scene during the Second Sudanese Civil War
and was conquered by the Sudanese People's Liberation Army
) on 10 March 1997.
There are no reliable population estimates for the city of Kaya, South Sudan, because of the following:
The city's infrastructure was decimated during the civil war. However, since the cessation of hostilities in 2005, commercial life is... Read More