Wadajir District

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Country  Somalia
Region Banaadir
 • District Commissioner Ahmed Abdulle Afrah
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Wadajir District (Somali: Degmada Wadajir), also called Medina District or Madina District[1] is a district in the south-central Banaadir region of Somalia. A few southwestern neighborhoods of Mogadishu are located in this district, as well as the Somali National University. Also the former US Embassy, now a refugee camp called Siliga Amerikanka (translated American fence/enclosure), and the former Jaalle Ziyad Military Adacemy, now used by the AMISOM Brunidan Military Contingent is situated in the district.[1]

Ahmed Abdulle Afrah succeeded Ahmed Hassan Daaci as District Commissioner on 25 April 2014; Daaci had served for eight years.[2]


  1. ^ a b Alexandra Geiser: Somalia: Herkunft aus Mogadishu Auskunft der SFH-Länderanalyse, 2010-08-19, accessdate: 5. Oktober 2015
  2. ^ "Former commissioner of wadajir district leaves office". Goobjoog. 25 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 


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