Galguduud

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Galguduud
Region
Location in Somalia.
Location in Somalia.
Coordinates: 5°20′13″N 46°37′13″E / 5.33694°N 46.62028°E / 5.33694; 46.62028Coordinates: 5°20′13″N 46°37′13″E / 5.33694°N 46.62028°E / 5.33694; 46.62028
Country  Somalia
Capital Dhusamareb
Government
 • Governor Hussein Ali Weheliye[1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Galguduud (Somali: Galgaduud, Arabic: جلجدود‎) is an administrative region (gobol) in central Somalia.[2]

Overview[edit]

It is bordered by Ethiopia, the Somalian regions of Mudug, Hiran and Middle Shebelle (Shabeellaha Dhexe), and the Indian Ocean.

Galguduud's capital is Dhusamareb.

Districts[edit]

The Galguduud region consists of five districts:[3]

Major towns[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "News in Brief, 21st March 2014". Embassy of The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Somalia". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 6 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Galgaduud Region". Retrieved 30 January 2014. 

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