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North Darfur (Arabic: شمال دارفور; transliterated: Shamal Darfor) is one of the 26 wilayat or states of Sudan. It is one of the states composing the Darfur region. It has an area of 296,420 km² and an estimated population of approximately 1,400,000 (2000). Al-Fashir is the capital of the state. Other significant towns include Kutum and Tawila.