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.
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, 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.
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- Somaliland’s Quest for International Recognition and the HBM-SSC Factor
- "President Riyale Names 6 New Regions + 16 New Districts". Somaliland Times. Retrieved 27 December 2010.
- "Madaxweynaha oo Gobol Cusub U Magacaabay Baligubadle". Archived from the original on 7 December 2008.