Location in Somaliland .
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Woqooyi Galbeed (Somali: Woqooyi Galbeed, Arabic: وقويي جالبيد), also known as Maroodi Jeex, is an administrative region (gobol) located in northwestern Somaliland.  It is considered to be the most populous region in Somalia.
Marrodi Jeex or Waqooyo Galbeed is bordered by Ethiopia to the south, the Somaliand region of Awdal to the west, Togdheer to the east, and the Gulf of Aden to the north. The highest point in the region is Buurta Wagar (2004 meters), which rises southeast of Berbera. Its capital is Hargeisa. It is known to be a very strategic region with rich farmlands and large ports.
The region Woqooyi Galbeedd has a total population of 2.4 million residents. The region is noted to be the most populous and strategic region in Somalia.
The Woqooyi Galbeed region consists of three districts:
Woqooyi Galbeed travel guide from Wikivoyage