Bentiu is the capital city of Unity state.
|July 28, 2011: Former Member of Parliament from South Sudan Legislative Assembly Hon. William Wuor Dador died on July, 2011 in Juba. His body was transferred to Bentiu. South Sudan VP Riek Machar Teny and Father Gabriel were at funeral of William Wuor Dador. Wuor was the first member of parliament representing Rubkotna county since the signing of the comprehensive peace agreement by North and South Sudan in 2005.|