Dhahar

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Dhahar
Town
The Dhahar countryside.
The Dhahar countryside.
Dhahar is located in Somalia
Dhahar
Dhahar
Location in Somalia
Coordinates: 9°44′57″N 48°49′19″E / 9.74917°N 48.82194°E / 9.74917; 48.82194Coordinates: 9°44′57″N 48°49′19″E / 9.74917°N 48.82194°E / 9.74917; 48.82194
Country  Somalia
Region Sanaag
Regional State  Puntland
District Dhahar
Population
 • Total 12,890
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Dhahar is a town in the northern Sanaag region of Somalia.[1]

Overview[edit]

Dhahar is the center of the Dhahar District.

Education[edit]

The settlement has a number of academic institutions. According to the Somali Ministry of Education, there are 5 primary schools in the Dhahar District. Among these are Mubarak Primary, Al-Raxma, Buraan and Al-Khayr.[2] Secondary schools in the area include Mubarak Secondary.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Somalia". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 6 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "somaliland - Primary schools". Ministry of Education of somaliland. Retrieved 26 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "somaliland - Secondary schools". Ministry of Education of somaliland. Retrieved 26 May 2013. 

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