Regions of Somaliland

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Regions of Somaliland
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The following is a list of regions of Somaliland, a self-declared republic that is internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia. Control of the Sool, Sanaag and Cayn regions is disputed with the neighboring Puntland autonomous region.[1]

Sequence Region States Capitals Area
(km2)
Population
density (km2)
Regional flag
1 Salal Zeila n/a n/a Somaliland
2 Awdal Borama n/a n/a Somaliland
3 Gabiley Gabiley n/a n/a Somaliland
4 Maroodi Jeex Hargeisa n/a n/a Somaliland
5 Sahil Berbera n/a n/a Somaliland
6 Daadmadheedh Oodweyne n/a n/a Somaliland
7 Togdheer Burao n/a n/a Somaliland
8 Cayn Buuhoodle n/a n/a Somaliland
9 Sarar Caynaba n/a n/a Somaliland
10 Sool Las Anod n/a n/a Somaliland
11 Sanaag Erigavo n/a n/a Somaliland
12 Maakhir Badhan n/a n/a Somaliland
13 Hawd Baligubadle n/a n/a Somaliland
14 Haysimo Taleh n/a n/a Somaliland

Between March 22 and May 15, 2008, then President of Somaliland Dahir Riyale Kahin issued a press statement announcing the creation of six new regions and 16 new districts,[2] in addition to the corresponding administrative divisions already existing as created by Somalia. On May 15, 2008, Kahin released a second statement declaring the Hawd the thirteenth state of Somaliland.[3] In June 2014. Somaliland president Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Anounced the creation of the the 14th Somaliland region with 4 new districts. The new Haysimo region is annexed from eastern Sool and Sanaag regions and it contains Taleh, Sarmanyo,Godaalo,Hallinand Aroley districts.The presidential decree stated that Taleh is the regional capital of Haysimo Region. [4] [5][6]

  1. ^ Somaliland’s Quest for International Recognition and the HBM-SSC Factor
  2. ^ "President Riyale Names 6 New Regions + 16 New Districts". Somaliland Times. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Madaxweynaha oo Gobol Cusub U Magacaabay Baligubadle". Archived from the original on 7 December 2008. 
  4. ^ www.garoweonline.com/artman2/publish/Somalia_27/Somalia-Somaliland-President-names-historic-town-of-Taleh-as-New-Region.shtml
  5. ^ somalilandpress.com/somalilandpresident-establishes-national-fire-fighting-brigade-52624
  6. ^
    New State Capital Created from the existing district of
    Gabiley Gabiley Maroodi Jeex
    Maakhir Badhan Sanaag
    Cayn Buhoodle Togdheer
    Salal Zeila Awdal
    Sarar Caynaba Sool
    Daadmadheedh Odweyne Togdheer
    Hawd Baligubadle Maroodi Jeex
    Haysimo Taleh Sool

    References[edit]

    1. ^ Somaliland’s Quest for International Recognition and the HBM-SSC Factor
    2. ^ "President Riyale Names 6 New Regions + 16 New Districts". Somaliland Times. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
    3. ^ "Madaxweynaha oo Gobol Cusub U Magacaabay Baligubadle". Archived from the original on 7 December 2008. 
    4. ^ www.garoweonline.com/artman2/publish/Somalia_27/Somalia-Somaliland-President-names-historic-town-of-Taleh-as-New-Region.shtml
    5. ^ somalilandpress.com/somalilandpresident-establishes-national-fire-fighting-brigade-52624
    6. ^
      New State Capital Created from the existing district of
      Gabiley Gabiley Maroodi Jeex
      Maakhir Badhan Sanaag
      Cayn Buhoodle Togdheer
      Salal Zeila Awdal
      Sarar Caynaba Sool
      Daadmadheedh Odweyne Togdheer
      Hawd Baligubadle Maroodi Jeex
      Haysimo Taleh Sool

      References[edit]

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