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
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

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] On May 15, 2008, Kahin released a second statement declaring the Hawd the thirteenth state of Somaliland.[3]

New State Capital Annexed
Gabiley Gabiley Maroodi Jeex
Maakhir Badhan Sanaag
Cayn Buhoodle Togdheer
Salal Zeila Awdal
Sarar Caynaba Sool
Daadmadheedh Odweyne Togdheer
Hawd Baligubadle Maroodi Jeex