Latitude and longitude of Heglig
- In Sudan
Heglig or Panthou as it is known to the Dinka (also spelled Heglieg or Pandthou) is a small town at the border between the South Kordofan state of Sudan and the Unity State in South Sudan. The entire Heglig or Panthou is recognized by South Sudanese government as a disputed area, but Sudan is considered it as its own. The Dinka tribe who claim Panthou or Heglig as their own hometown state that it was the original name that was translated from Dinka word of tree called Thou preceded by Pand for land or area into an Arabic word heglig, for the same kind of trees. The area was contested during the Sudanese Civil War.
Latitude: 11° 58' 59.99" N
Longitude: 27° 52' 59.99" E