The way Sheikh to Berbera.
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Sheikh (Somali: Sheekh, Arabic: شَيخ), also known as Shiikh, is a small town in the northwestern Togdheer province in the autonomous region Somaliland in Somalia. It is situated 70 km north of Burao.
As with many other areas in northern Somalia, Sheikh is noted for its numerous historical structures. Ancient temples found in the town are reportedly similar to those in the Deccan Plateau in South Asia.
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- "Regions, districts, and their populations: Somalia 2005 (draft)" (PDF). UNDP. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
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