Gawaan

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Gawaan
Populated place
Gawaan is located in Somalia
Gawaan
Gawaan
Location in Somalia.
Coordinates: 5°18′48″N 48°17′41″E / 5.31333°N 48.29472°E / 5.31333; 48.29472
Country  Somalia
Region Mudug
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Gawaan (Somali: Gawaan Dheere) is a populated place in the north-central Mudug region of Somalia.

Overview[edit]

The town is built upon high ground. From this elevation, it is possible to see the city of Hobyo and the Indian Ocean, which lies a further 30 km to the east.

Demographics[edit]

Gawaan's population mostly belongs to the Somali ethnic group, with the Sacad sub-clan of the Habar Gidir Hawiye especially well represented.

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