Qoryoley

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Qoryoolay

Qoryooley

قوريولي
Town
Qoryoolay is located in Somalia
Qoryoolay
Qoryoolay
Location in Somalia
Coordinates: 1°47′00″N 44°32′00″E / 1.78333°N 44.53333°E / 1.78333; 44.53333Coordinates: 1°47′00″N 44°32′00″E / 1.78333°N 44.53333°E / 1.78333; 44.53333
Country Somalia
RegionLower Shebelle
DistrictQoryoley
Population
 • Total62,700
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)

Qoryoley (Somali: Qoryooley, Arabic: قوريولي‎) is a city in southern Somalia. It is located in the Lower Shebelle (Shabeellaha Hoose) region.

History[edit]

In 2018 a Somali government position in Qoryoley was attacked by Al-Shabab militants, resulting in the deaths of two militants.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Qoryoley has a population of around 62,700.[2] The broader Qoriyoley District has a total population of 134,205.[3] It is mainly inhabited by the Garre clan.[citation needed]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Maruf, Harun (April 1, 2018). "Extremists Attack African Union Base in Southern Somalia". Voice of America. Meanwhile, Al-Shabab militants have also attacked Somali government positions in Mashallay and Qoryoley, but Somali forces have repulsed these attacks too. A resident in Qoryoley told VOA Somali that two militants were killed in the clash. The figure was confirmed by Mohamed.
  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.

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