Woqooyi Galbeed

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Woqooyi Galbeed
Owerview o Hargeisa.
Owerview o Hargeisa.
Location in Somalie.
Location in Somalie.
Coordinates: 6°6′47″N 47°59′17″E / 6.11306°N 47.98806°E / 6.11306; 47.98806Coordinates: 6°6′47″N 47°59′17″E / 6.11306°N 47.98806°E / 6.11306; 47.98806
Kintra Somalie
 • TeepRegional
 • GovrenorMahamed Mahamud Ali (Jeeniyare)[1]
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)

Woqooyi Galbeed (Somali: [Woqooyi Galbeed] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help) or Maroodi Jeex) is a region in Somaliland, a de facto independent republic which is recognized as an autonomous pairt o Somalie. Its caipital is Hargeisa; ither ceeties include Berbera. Woqooyi Galbeed is bordered bi Ethiopie tae the sooth, the Somali regions o Awdal, Sanaag, Togdheer an Gaaroodi, an the Gulf o Aden. The heichest point in this region is Munt Buuraha Wagar (2004 metres), which rises sootheast o Berbera.

Woqooyi Galbeed is separatit intae fower admeenistrative regions: Woqooyi Galbeed itsel an Gabiley, Gaaroodi, Hawd an Saaxil.

The regions' major touns are:

The region wis renamed Maroodi Jeex, which wis later dividit bi the Somaliland regional admeenistration tae create three ither regions: Gabiley, Gaaroodi an Hawd.

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  1. http://www.somalilandsun.com/index.php/component/content/article/2249-somaliland-president-silanyo-negates-clan-affiliation-as-qualification-for-regional-governorship