Bacadweyne

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Bacadweyne
District
Bacadweyne is located in Somalia
Bacadweyne
Bacadweyne
Location in Somalia.
Coordinates: 5°20′0″N 47°54′0″E / 5.33333°N 47.90000°E / 5.33333; 47.90000Coordinates: 5°20′0″N 47°54′0″E / 5.33333°N 47.90000°E / 5.33333; 47.90000
Country  Somalia
Region Mudug
District Hobyo District
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Bacadweyne is a city located in the municipality of Bacadweyne sub district in the Mudug region of Somalia. It is situated in the Hobyo District. Bacadweyne City is an ancient city well known for Islamic education, business, and the production of natural salt. The natural salt from the Bacadweyne municipality is sold throughout Somalia and Ethiopia. There are also green zones (fertile lush lands) in certain townships governed by the municipality of Bacadweyne. Those green zones are utilized by farmers, cattle herders, and camel herders. The camel from Bacadweyne have been bought by Saudis in Saudi Arabia through the Indho Deero Companies for over twenty years. Tourists from around the world travel to Bacadweyne districts to visit the ancient city.

Bacadweyne district is inhabited by the Qubeys Surre clan. The Qubeys Surre clan are a member of the Royal Dir tribe. There are 51 towns and villages that fall under Bacadweyne municipality. It has a population of approximately 142,000. Bacadweyne municipality is one of the main components of the Galmudug State Government.

Developments[edit]

Bacadweyne is continually developing. Bacadweyne City has a middle school, secondary school, 16 Quran memorization institutes, police station, prison, several Dahabshiil money transfer posts, skilled football (soccer) players and teams.

There is construction taking place to complete the downtown area of the city, the Bacadweyne Local Hospital, and the Bacadweyne Technical Institute. This institute will provide the following courses; agriculture, veterinary, business, Quran Science, health and nursing, electrician, languages and IT.

Bacadweyne Local Airport has been completed and is in use.

These developments were made possible by the Qubeys Surre clan members who live in North America, Europe, Kenya, Somalia, Australia, and the Middle East.

Honorable and Notable Figures[edit]

Institutions, main roads, and main streets in Bacadweyne have been named after honorable Surre and Somali figures.

Notable Figures from Bacadweyne:

Leaders

  • Jimaale Hasan
  • Hasan wehelye Rooble (Hasan Mataan) Leader, Revolutionist, and Nabadoon

Islamic Scholars

  • Sheikh Mohamed Hasan Dirshe
  • Sheikh Ibrahim Suulay
  • Sheikh Mohamed Ali Wacays
  • Sheikh Mohamed Bare Jama
  • Sheikh Mohamed Saleh
  • Sheikh Daud Mohamud

Artists and Poets

  • Moalim Ali Guray
  • Zainab Laba Dhagah
  • Mohamed Galaal
  • Diirshe Warsame Shirwa (Diirshe Qoonay)
  • Moalim Abdulahi Idris

Clan and Tribal Leaders

  • Ugaas Abdulahi Hashi
  • Hasan Geedi
  • Hasan Haji Omar
  • Sheikh Adam Jimaale
  • Haji Ali Ilay
  • Dahir Afcad (Yolah Afacad)
  • Haji Ali Husein
  • Haji Abdi Madoobe
  • Abdulahi Kooriye
  • Ugaas Haji Basgodane
  • Ugaas Haji Omar Qubeys
  • Ugaas Haji Omar Osoble
  • Ugaas Salah Abdinur Ugaas (Mohamed Ali Hareed)
  • Ilmi Ahmed
  • Yusuf Dhore

- this is not a complete list of the leaders of Bacadweyne. More yet to come -

Politicians

  • Drs. Zakiya Abdi Salam
  • Dr. Isaaq Hashi
  • Dr. Mohamed Hasan Adam (Abdulahi Shuluh)
  • Dr. Jaylani Ali Keydiye
  • Mr. Mohamed Abdi Nur (Juuje)
  • Mr. Asad Abdulahi
  • Mr. Abdulahi Ise (SYL)

Surre Dir clan members whom have contributed to the advancement, peace, and prosperity of Bacadweyne and Somalia:

  • Gen. Abdi Karim Yusuf Adam (Gen. Dhagabadan)
  • Sheikh Yusuf Direed

References[edit]

<https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/so.html/> <https://history.state.gov/milestones/1993-2000/somalia/>