The Juba River downstream from Jamame.
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As of 2014 Alshabaab terror group control Jamaame. 
It is the center of the Jamame District.
Jamame had a population of around 129,149 inhabitants according to the UNDP in 2005.
The town is primarily inhabited by the Somali, With the Bimal specially well represented and there are also residents from the Bantu ethnic minority group, who live and work as farmers along the Jubba river.
- Haji Farah Ali Omar - Minister of Economic Affairs in Somalia's post-independence civilian government
- Haji Ahmed Aadan- Chairman of Bimal traditional elders and first mayor of jamaame district.
- Haji Mohamud Ali Hamuunle- Most famous elder and peace activist.
- Awyare Abiikar Mo'alim Ahmed- General manager of water agency in Jamaame District.
- Ahmed Noor Abdi Yarow- peace activist
- David D. Laitin, Said S. Samatar, Somalia: Nation in Search of a State, (Westview Press: 1987), p. 27.
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