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Red shadin indicates location o Banaadir in Somalie

Benadir or Banaadir (Somali: Banaadir‎, Arabic: بنادر‎) is a region (gobolka) in soothren Somalie. Its caipital is Mogadishu, though the region itsel is coextensive wi the ceety an is hintle smawer than the historical region o Benadir. It is bordered bo the Somali regions o Middle Shabele an Lawer Shabele, as well as the Indian Ocean.

The Somali term Banaadir derives frae the oreeginal Persian wird bandar, meanin "port" or "harbour". It refers tae the northren historical ports o Barawa an Mogadishu.

Template:Somalie Regions Coordinates: 2°2′59″N 45°15′44″E / 2.04972°N 45.26222°E / 2.04972; 45.26222