Talk:Ogaden (clan)

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I have moved the following statement from the article, pending verification:

"They out number all the other Somali people."

-- Gyrofrog (talk) 17:55, 11 May 2006 (UTC)

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There was already an article called Dir (clan) so I created Issa (clan) following the same pattern. Would it be a good idea to have a standard format when disambiguation is required for Somali clan names? It would help to show that it's a clan rather than a whole ethnic group. Gailtb 22:58, 19 May 2006 (UTC)

Jidwaaq Clan[edit]

Jidwaq Total population 900,000-1000,000 Regions with significant populations Ethiopia Somalia

Languages Somali Religions Islam (Sunni) Related ethnic groups

Ogaden, Bal'ad, Wayteen.bala'ad

Jidwaq (or Jidwaaq) is a Somali sub-clan of Absame of the Kablalax of the Darod tribes. Jidwaq is transalted meaning "The Road of Waq (meaning God)." The Jidwaq primarily inhabit Jijiga, which is the capital city of the Somali Region of Ethiopia.and somalia in jubba regions like kismaayo Buale,xagar jamaame,jilib .... Jidwaq is the eldest of the four brothers: Ogaden, Jidwaq, Bal'ad, and Weyteen clans. The Jidwaq sub-clan can be divided further into the following three sub-clans: Bartire Yabare Abaskuul

The Yabare reside in the upper parts of the Jarar valley in the fertile lands surrouding Jijiga stretching to the lower Faafan valley in the south east and the Dhagaxle and Xaadaw to the north. The Yabare consists of the following five sub-clans: Reer Said, Reer Yusuf, Reer Habarliyo, Reer Hodan Barre, and Reer Biyo. Furthermore Yabares call Jijiga and Harureys home. Bartires reside in the upper parts of the Jarar valley and the fertile and agricultural land around the city of Jijiga, Shabelay - stretching to the lower Faafan valley in the southeast and to Dhagaxle and Xaadaw to the north and in great somalia in jubba regions from xagar buale to kismaayo. The Bartire consists of those sub-clans: Reer Ali, Reer Guuled, Reer Samatar Dayl, Ableele, Lagmadoobe, Timo Case, Tuuro Case, Habar Yaasuf and Habar Sacad this tribe is the most who live in ethiopia and somalia those whoo live in somalia are the three Mohamud Ahmed REr Guled,Wacays anad Gaoobe. let us say about those jidwaq in ethiopia...According to the Ethiopian government, Jigjiga and Xaadaw are the two main urban areas belonging to the Bartire. Abaskuul resides in the lower part of Jarar Valley and the town of Kebri Beyah (Qabribayah) (their capital) and most recently the city of Jigjig, the capital of the Somali Region and the birth place of Garaad Wiil Waal (Bartire). Abaskuul consists of those subclans: Reer Farah, Reer Geedi, Reer Guled, Reer Hildiid, Reer Ibrahim, Hassan Osman, Ismail, Isse, Reer Aw-nur and Reer Looge. The other settlements the Abaskul clan reside in are, Gilo, Guyobe, Araarso, Istabta, Dhurwale and Digriileey.some abasgull tribes even live in somalia with their brothers bartire in jubba somalia. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Garaadnoor (talkcontribs) 14:12, 4 April 2011 (UTC)