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Title: Galguduud  
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Subject: Administrative divisions of Somalia, Ajuran Sultanate, Mudug, 2014 timeline of the War in Somalia, Himan and Heeb
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Location in Somalia.
Location in Somalia.
Country  Somalia
Regional State Central Regions State
Capital Dhusamareb
 • Governor Hussein Ali Weheliye[1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Galguduud (Somali: Galgaduud, Arabic: جلجدود‎) is an administrative region (gobol) in central Somalia.[2]


  • Overview 1
  • Districts 2
  • Major towns 3
  • Notes 4
  • External links 5


It is bordered by Ethiopia, the Somalian regions of Mudug, Hiran and Middle Shebelle (Shabeellaha Dhexe), and the Indian Ocean.

Galguduud's capital is Dhusamareb.


The Galguduud region consists of five districts:[3]

Major towns


  1. ^ "News in Brief, 21st March 2014" (PDF). Embassy of The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Somalia". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 6 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Galgaduud Region" (PDF). Retrieved 30 January 2014. 

External links

  • Administrative map of Galgaduud

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