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Woqooyi Galbeed

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Country  Somalia
Area  28,836 km²
Time zone  EAT (UTC+3)
Capital  Hargeisa
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Colleges and Universities  University of Hargeisa, Admas University College–Hargeisa, Alpha University College

Woqooyi Galbeed (Somali: Woqooyi Galbeed, Arabic: وقويي جالبيد‎‎), also known as Maroodi Jeex, is an administrative region (gobol) in northwestern Somalia. It is situated in the autonomous Somaliland macro-region.

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Map of Woqooyi Galbeed, Somalia

Overview

Woqooyi Galbeed is bordered by Ethiopia to the south, the Somali regions of Awdal, Sanaag and Togdheer, and the Gulf of Aden. The highest point in the region is Mount Buuraha Wagar (2004 meters), which rises southeast of Berbera. Its capital is Hargeisa.

Districts

The Woqooyi Galbeed region consists of three districts:

  • Berbera District
  • Gabiley District
  • Hargeisa District
  • Woqooyi Galbeed was later renamed Maroodi Jeex by the Somaliland regional administration.

    Major cities

  • Arabsiyo
  • Berbera
  • Dhaboolaq
  • Gabiley
  • Hargeisa
  • Wajaale
  • References

    Woqooyi Galbeed Wikipedia


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