Lughaya

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Lughaya
Town
Lughaya is located in Somalia
Lughaya
Lughaya
Location in Somalia.
Coordinates: 10°41′16″N 43°56′11″E / 10.68778°N 43.93639°E / 10.68778; 43.93639Coordinates: 10°41′16″N 43°56′11″E / 10.68778°N 43.93639°E / 10.68778; 43.93639
Country  Somalia
Region Awdal
District Lughaya
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Climate BWh

Lughaya (Arabic: لوغايا‎) is a small coastal town in the northwestern Awdal region of Somalia.[1]

Demographics[edit]

The broader Lughaya District has a total population of 101,104 residents.[2]

This town is exclusively inhabited by the Gadabursi, specifically the Maxamed Case sub-clan. [3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Districts of Somalia". 
  2. ^ "Regions, districts, and their populations: Somalia 2005 (draft)" (PDF). UNDP. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Ambroso, Guido (August 2002). Pastoral society and transnational refugees: population movements in Somaliland and eastern Ethiopia. UNHCR Brussels. Chart showing the Gadabursi inhabiting the Lughaya district 

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