History of Tambura State

Tambura State is one of the natural rich States in the Republic of South Sudan.
It is well known because it falls within the green belt of Equatoria region. The people of this state are known for their hospitality, hard work, peacefulness, Industrious, and good stewardship in the Republic of South Sudan.

The name Tambura was derived from the Azande King (Tamburo) who ruled the Azande people in this part of the Republic of South Sudan.
During his reign Tamburo welcomed the French Government representative, the Anglo-Egyptians and the Verona Missionaries of the Roman Catholic Church in his territory.
He was a democratic leader and his style of leadership is still evidence today among the people of Tambura State.