Taleex

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Taleeh
Taleeh
تلأ ح
Toun
Mohammed Abdullah Hassan's fort in Taleeh.
Mohammed Abdullah Hassan's fort in Taleeh.
Country  Somalia
Region Sool
Regional_State  Puntland
Govrenment
 • Dr Ahmed Abdi
Area
 • Total 5 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
 • Tot 31,000
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Aurie code(s) +252

Taleex or Taleh (Somali: Taleex, Arabic: تلأ ح‎‎) is a toun in northeastren Somalia. It haes a population o 31,000 inhabitants, an is the administrative centre in the Taleex district o the Sool region Puntland Government

Taleex wis the centre o the anti-colonial movement led bi Mohammed Abdullah Hassan till 1921, when he an his Dervish followers wur defeatit. The toun wis subsequently subjectit tae aerial bombardment, an Hassan wis forced tae abandon his palace there an retreat intae the Ogaden.[1]

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  1. Said S. Samatar, Oral Poetry and Somali Nationalism (Cambridge University Press, 1982), pp. 131, 135

Coordinates: 9°09′00″N 48°26′00″E / 9.1500°N 48.4333°E / 9.1500; 48.4333