Mahaday

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Mahaday
Town
Mahaday is located in Somalia
Mahaday
Mahaday
Location in Somalia
Coordinates: 02°58′13.6″N 45°31′49.3″E / 2.970444°N 45.530361°E / 2.970444; 45.530361Coordinates: 02°58′13.6″N 45°31′49.3″E / 2.970444°N 45.530361°E / 2.970444; 45.530361
Country Somalia
RegionMiddle Shabelle
DistrictMahaday
Population
 • Total51,230
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)

Mahaday (Somali: Mahadaay) is a town in the southwestern Middle Shabelle (Shabeellaha Dhexe) province of Somalia.

Overview[edit]

Mahaday is located about 120 km north of Mogadishu, the nation's capital.[1]

It is located along the Shebelle River, and is the center of the Mahaday District.

Demographics[edit]

Mahaday has a population of around 10,000 inhabitants.[2] The broader Mahaday District has a total population of 51,230 residents.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Agriculture international, Volumes 40-41, (Agraria Press: 1988), p.171.
  2. ^ "Somalia City & Town Population". Tageo. Retrieved 4 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Regions, districts, and their populations: Somalia 2005 (draft)" (PDF). UNDP. Retrieved 21 September 2013.