Gabiley District

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Gabiley
District
Country  Somalia
Region Woqooyi Galbeed
Capital Gabiley
Time zone UTC+3 (EAT)

Gabiley District (Somali: Degmada Gabiley) is a district in the Woqooyi Galbeed province of Somaliland, with its capital in Gabiley.[1]

Agriculture[edit]

The majority of Somaliland food production is found in this region, making up to 85% of Somaliland food sources. It grows apples, oranges, bananas, crops, corn, maize, wheat, barley, beans, lemon, peas, groundnuts, potatoes, tomatoes, onions, garlic, cabbages, carrots, watermelons, papayas, and many other types of fruits and vegetables.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The broader Gabiley District has a total population of 320,430. It has been considered to be the fastest growing population district in Somaliland due to its fertile land.[3][4]

The Gabiley District in which the city is situated is inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group. This district is wholly dominated by the Jibril Abokor sub-clan of the Habar Awal clan.[5][6][7][8][9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Districts of Somalia, Statoids
  2. ^ "Gabiley Travel Guide". World66.com. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  3. ^ [1]. http://www.fsnau.org/ipc/population-table. Retrieved on 2011-12-15.
  4. ^ "Regions, districts, and their populations: Somalia 2005 (draft)" (PDF). UNDP. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
  5. ^ Refugees, United Nations High Commissioner for. "Refworld | Somalia: Information on the ethnic composition in Gabiley (Gebiley) in 1987-1988". Refworld. Retrieved 2017-06-01.
  6. ^ Phillips, Sarah. "Political Settlements and State Formation: The Case of Somaliland" (PDF). Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  7. ^ A Pastoral Democracy: A Study of Pastoralism and Politics Among the Northern Somali of the Horn of Africa, I. M. Lewis, p.239
  8. ^ "Hassan Ali Jama , Who cares about Somalia".
  9. ^ A Pastoral Democracy: A Study of Pastoralism and Politics Among the Northern Somali of the Horn of Africa, I. M. Lewis, p.239
  10. ^ http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ab704.html

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Coordinates: 9°42′01″N 43°37′28″E / 9.7003°N 43.6244°E / 9.7003; 43.6244