"Kosti" Kusti by uglyscot

Kusti Travel Guide: 5 reviews and 25 photos

Kosti lies on the eastern bank of the White Nile, about 280 km south of Khartoum. In the pre-Civil War days it was important as a port for boats and barges carrying passengers and goods to the south [Malakal and Juba].
It is only 50 km from Kenana where the huge sugar factory is. It is still a trade centre and , since the modern bridge crossing the White Nile was built at Kosti, it has become a main link on the road to El Obeid [Al Ubayyid]. The bridge is high and was built by an Italian company.

It is said the town was named after a prominent Greek trader, Costa, but I cannot verify this.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:a small town linking south and west
  • Cons:not much to see or do
  • Last visit to Kusti: Jan 1999
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
  • Add to Trip Planner (?)
  • Report Abuse

Reviews (2)

Comments (2)


“Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 1 3 9
Forum Rank:
0 0 8 2 4

Badges & Stats in Kusti

  • 2 Reviews
  • 7 Photos
  • 0 Forum posts
  • 985PageViews

Have you been to Kusti?

  Share Your Travels  

Latest Activity in Kusti

Travel Interests

See All Travel Interests (5)