The Nuer live in South Sudan. Their country is divided by the Nile River into western and eastern regions. The Nuer language is in the Nilotic branch of the Nilo-Saharan language family. Most of Nuerland consists of open savanna and subsistence is based on raising cattle, horticulture, fishing, and foraging. Cattle are central to the Nuer way of life. The settlement pattern includes living in villages on high ground during the rainy season and cattle camps during the dry season. Districts consist of several camps in communication with each other.
- Eastern Africa
- South Sudan