The SNNPR borders
Kenya to the south, the Ilemi Triangle (a region claimed by
Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Sudan)
to the southwest, South Sudan to the west, the Ethiopian state of
Gambela to the
northwest, and the state of
the north and east.
Bruce Berry, 12 Nov 2010
Part of the SNNPR was incorporated into newly created Sidama Regional State on 18 June 2020 following a referendum in the Sidama Zone in 2019.
Bruce Berry, 06 June 2021