Location of Hiran in Somalia.
|• Governor||Abdifatah Hassan Afrah|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Hiran is bordered by the Somali Region of Ethiopia to the northwest, as well as the Somalian provinces of Galgudud to the northeast, Middle Shebelle (Shabeellaha Dhexe) to the south, Lower Shebelle (Shabellaha Hoose) to the southwest, and Bay and Bakool to the west.
The Hiran region consists of three districts:
- El Ali
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