Shabeellaha Hoose

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Lawer Shebelle
Shabeellaha Hoose
Region
The Merca beachside.
Location in Somalie.
Coordinates: 1°46′6″N 44°23′24″E / 1.76833°N 44.39000°E / 1.76833; 44.39000Coordinates: 1°46′6″N 44°23′24″E / 1.76833°N 44.39000°E / 1.76833; 44.39000
Kintra  Somalie
Caipital Merca
Government
 • Govrenor Mohammed Nur[1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Lawer Shabele (Somali: Shabeellaha Hoose‎) is an admeenistrative region (gobolka) in soothern Somalie. Till 1984, when the regions wur reshaped, it wis pairt o the lairger Benadir region an its caipital wis Mogadishu, but is nou Marka.

Shabeellaha Hoose is bordered bi the Somali regions o Banaadir, Shabeellaha Dhexe, Hiiraan, Bay an Middle Juba an the Indian Ocean. Efter Mogadishu, this is thought tae be the region wi the maist population in Somalie.

Lawer Shabele is named efter the Shebelle River, which passes through it.

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Linguistically, the region is host tae a considerable number o dialects o the Somali leid. The majority o the population speak the Digil version o the Af Maay dialect as spoken in the Dhoobey aurie. An aa spoken in the region are Af Jido, Af Garre, Af Tuni, Af Reer Marka an Af Reer Barawe as well as Staundart Somali an the Af Maay dialect o the Mirifle.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Shabeellaha Hoose consists o the follaein destricts:[2]

Major touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "News in Brief, 21st March 2014". Embassy of The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  2. "Districts of Somalia". Statoids. Retrieved 6 December 2013. 

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