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Dangorayo is located in Somalia
Location in Somalia.
Coordinates: 8°43′40″N 49°20′30″E / 8.72778°N 49.34167°E / 8.72778; 49.34167Coordinates: 8°43′40″N 49°20′30″E / 8.72778°N 49.34167°E / 8.72778; 49.34167
Country  Somalia
State  Puntland
Region Nugal
District Dangorayo
Population (2005)[1]
 • Total 20,331
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Dangorayo is a town in the northeastern Nugal region of Somalia. It is the capital of the Dangorayo District.


The broader Dangorayo District has a total population of 20,331 residents.[1]


Dangorayo has a number of academic institutions. According to the Puntland Ministry of Education, there are 13 primary schools in the Dangorayo District. Among these are Kalyaxed, Hanad, Qundhed and Garmal.[2] Secondary schools in the area include Taageer.[3]


In March 2015, the Ministry of Labour, Youth and Sports in conjunction with the European Union and World Vision launched the Nugal Empowerment for Better Livelihood Project in the Dangorayo, Garowe, Eyl, Godobjiran and Burtinle districts of Puntland. The three-year initiative is valued at $3 million EUR, and is part of the New Deal Compact for Somalia. It aims buttress the regional economic sector through business support, training and non-formal education programs, community awareness workshops, and mentoring and networking drives.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Regions, districts, and their populations: Somalia 2005 (draft)" (PDF). UNDP. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Puntland - Primary schools". Ministry of Education of Puntland. Retrieved 26 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Puntland - Secondary schools". Ministry of Education of Puntland. Retrieved 26 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "EU and World Vision Support Livelihoods in Puntland". Goobjoog. 17 March 2015. Retrieved 18 March 2015.