Lughaya District

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Lughaya District
District
Location of Lughaya District within the Awdal region.
Location of Lughaya District within the Awdal region.
Country  Somalia
Region Awdal
Capital Lughaya
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Lughaya District (Somali: Degmada Lughaya) is a district of the Awdal region in northwestern Somalia.[1] Lughaya District has a total population of 101,104 residents.[2]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Districts of Somalia, Statoids
  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