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The Somali Region (Somali: Gobolka Soomaalida) is the easternmost of the nine ethnic divisions (kililoch) of Ethiopia. It is often called Soomaali Galbeed (\Western Somalia\) on account of its geographical position within the Greater Somalia matrix. The state borders the Ethiopian regions of Oromia, Afar and Dire Dawa (Diridhawa) to the west, as well as Djibouti to the north, Somalia to the north, east and south, and Kenya to the south-west. The capital of the Somali Regional State is Jijiga. Previously, it had been centered at Kebri Dahar (Qabridahare) until 1992, when it was moved to Gode. On April 1994, the capital was moved again to its present location on account of political considerations. Other major towns and cities include: Degehabur, Kebri Dahar, Shilavo, Geladin, Kelafo, Werder and Shinile.
Cities, towns & villages in Somali
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BohBoh (Somali: Bookh) is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Werder Zone, Boh is located in the easternmost part of the country, at the point of the angle jutting into Somalia; on its other sides, this woreda is bordered on the southwest by Geladin, and on the northwest by Danot. The easternmost point of this woreda is the easternmost point of Ethiopia. Towns in Boh include Boh, Dimeriad, Galhamur, Dogob, Maned, Domco and Marqaan Wayn. Show Bohon the map
K’ebrī BeyahKabribayax (also spelled Kabribayax, kabribayax , Gabribagia, Gabribaja, Qabribayah, Somali: Qabribayax) is a town in southeastern Ethiopia. Located in the Somali Region, 50 kilometers south east of Jijiga, it has a longitude and latitude of 9°6′N 43°10′E / 9.100°N 43.167°E and an altitude of 1686 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Kebri Beyah. Kebri Beyah.jpg Show K’ebrī Beyahon the map
DenanDanan (Somali: Dhanaan) is a town in the eastern part of Ethiopia known as the Ogaden. Located in the Gode Zone of the Somali Region (or kilil), and it is located the main road between Gode and Kebri Dahar (Qabridahare) the nearest towns with electricity. This town has a latitude and longitude of 6°30′N 43°30′E / 6.500°N 43.500°E. The Ethiopian Roads Authority announced in November 2007 a construction project to connect Danan with Kebri Dahar with 95 kilometers of paved road and construction of six large and medium bridges. Show Denanon the map
Degeh BurDegehabur (Somali: Dhagaxbuur) is a town in the eastern part of Ethiopia known as the Ogaden. Located in the Degehabur Zone of the Somali Region on the Jerer River, it sits at 1044 meters above sea level. The town is the administrative center of Degehabur woreda. Show Degeh Buron the map
JijigaJijiga (Somali: Jigjiga) is a city in eastern Ethiopia and the capital of the Somali Region of the country. Located in the Jijiga Zone approximately 80 km (50 mi) east of Harar and 60 km (37 mi) west of the border with Somalia, this city has an elevation of 1,609 meters above sea level. Jijiga was a city of Hararghe province, but with the adoption of the 1995 Somalia constitution, it became the capital of the Somali Regional State. Show Jijigaon the map
DewelēDewele (French Douanlé or Daouenlé) is a town on the Ethiopia and Djibouti border. Located in the Shinile Zone in the Somali Region this town has a longitude and latitude of 11°2′N 42°37′E / 11.033°N 42.617°E with an elevation of 898 meters above sea level. Nearby towns and villages include Dikhil (15.8 km), Ali Sabieh (8.7 km), Assamo (9.5 km), Rahele (10.7 km), Ferate (11.2 km) and Meru (13.1 km). Show Dewelēon the map
FerferFer-fer is a town in the Ethiopian Somali Regional State,Close to the border between Ethiopian and somalia( Hiiraan reggion), this town has a latitude and longitude of 05°05′N 45°05′E / 5.083°N 45.083°E with an elevation of 177 meters above sea level. During the first three months of 1964, heavy fighting took place between Ethiopia and Somalia at several border points in the Ogaden, one of which was Ferfer. Ferfer was among the locations within Ethiopia that were still under Somali control after Somalia's defeat in the Ogaden War of 1977/78. Show Ferferon the map
ImeiImi (also transliterated as Imay and Hinna) is a town in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. It is currently divided to two separate towns. East Imi located in Imiberi woreda of the Gode Zone and West Imi located in Mirab Imi woreda of the Afder Zone. The Shebelle River runs between these towns. It's located at latitude and longitude 6°28′N 42°10′E / 6.467°N 42.167°E with an elevation of 442 meters above sea level. Show Imeion the map
BikkiBike is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in the Shinile Zone of the Somali Region. This town served by a station on the Addis Ababa - Djibouti Railway. Based on figures from the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, Bike has an estimated total population of 9,197, of whom 4,789 are men and 4,408 are women. The 1997 census reported this town had a total population of 6,168 of whom 3,163 were men and 3,005 women. The three largest ethnic groups reported in this town were the Somali (81.74%), the Oromo (14.72%), and the Amhara (2.8%); all other ethnic groups made up the remaining 0.74% of the residents. It is one of three towns in Afdem woreda. Show Bikkion the map
HammeroHamero is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia, named after its major town, Hamero. Part of the Fiq Zone, Hamero is bordered on the south by Dihun, on the west by the Erer and Shebelle Rivers which separate it from Salahad and Lagahida, on the north by Fiq, and on the east by Segeg. Hamero was one of three locations in the Somali Region on 12 November 2009, where about 200 Ogaden National Liberation Front fighters were killed in a clash with the Somali Regional New Police. Other reported locations were Higlaley in the Degehabur Zone and Riga in the Korahe Zone. Show Hammeroon the map
GodēGode (Amharic: ጎዴ?; Somali: Godey) is a city in the Ethiopian part of the Ogaden. Located in the Gode Zone of the Somali Region, the city has a latitude and longitude of 5°57′N 43°27′E / 5.950°N 43.450°E. Gode was the capital of the Somali Region from late 1992, to appease the powerful Ogaden clan, until early 1994 when it was moved to Jijiga, which had a better infrastructure and access to communications facilities. Gode hosts an airport (IATA code GDE), with regular flights by Ethiopian Airlines. A bridge over the Shebelle River was constructed in 1968 next to this city. Show Godēon the map
MustahīlMustahil (Somali: Mustaxiil) is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Gode Zone, Mustahil is bordered on the south by Somalia, on the west by Kelafo, on the north by the Korahe Zone, and on the east by Ferfer. The Shebelle River is flowing through this woreda. The major town in this woreda is Mustahīl. The average elevation in this woreda is 310 meters above sea level. As of 2008, Mustahil has no all-weather gravel road nor any community roads; about 7.96% of the total population has access to drinking water. Show Mustahīlon the map
DihunDihun is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Fiq Zone, Dihun is bordered on the south by the Gode Zone, on the west by the Shebelle River which separates it from Salahad, on the northwest by Hamero, on the northeast by Segeg, and on the east by Gerbo. The major town in Dihun is Geresley. The average elevation in this woreda is 859 meters above sea level.As of 2008, Dihun has neither all-weather gravel roads nor community roads; about 9.11% of the total population has access to drinking water. Show Dihunon the map
ĀfdemĀfdem (Amharic: አፍደም?)is a town is east central Ethiopia. Located in the Shinile Zone of the Somali Region. It is the administrative center of Afdem woreda. It sprawls on a wide basin surrounded by granitic mountains on all sides. Āfdem lies at the base of its namesake Mount Afdem, a volcanic cone with a denuded caldera. Postal service for the town began at least as early as 1944; Āfdem had phone service by 1967.Āfdem is served by a railway station on the Addis Ababa - Djibouti Railway. Show Āfdemon the map
WarderWerder (Somali: Wardheer,Italian: Uardere) is a town in eastern Ethiopia. Located in the Werder Zone of the Somali Region, Werder has a latitude and longitude of 6°58′N 45°21′E / 6.967°N 45.350°E with an elevation of 541 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Werder woreda. The Walwal wells, site of the notorious clash between Italian and Ethiopian troops which triggered the Second Italian-Abyssinian War, are at about 12 kilometers to the north-east of the town. Show Warderon the map
Dolo OdoDolo is a town in southeastern Ethiopia, within 30 kilometers of the Ethiopia-Somalia border. Located in the Liben Zone of the Somali Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 04°10′N 42°04′E / 4.167°N 42.067°E. The Mena River flows to the northeast. When a delegation from the UNDP visited the town in February 1994, they reported that an elementary school was present, but not functioning because of a \"lack of basic school materials and lack of budget for teachers salary\". Show Dolo Odoon the map
ĀwarēAware (Somali: Awaare) is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Degehabur Zone, Aware is bordered on the south by Gunagadow, on the west by Degehabur, on the north by the Jijiga Zone, on the northeast by Somalia, and on the east by Misraq Gashamo. Towns in Aware include Aware, Daroor, Kam Aboker, and Rabaso. Gunagadow woreda was separated from Aware. Show Āwarēon the map
Kebri DaharKebri Dahar (Somali: Qabridahare) is a town in the eastern part of Ethiopia known as the Ogaden. Located in the Korahe Zone of the Somali Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 6°44′N 44°16′E / 6.733°N 44.267°E and an elevation of 493 meters above sea level. Kebri Dahar is served by Kabri Dar Airport (ICAO code HAKD, IATA: ABK). Show Kebri Daharon the map
SceneleShinile (also transliterated Ghinièle) is a town in eastern Ethiopia. Located in the Shinile Zone of the Somali Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 09°41′N 41°51′E / 9.683°N 41.850°E with an elevation of 1079 meters above sea level. The first station of the Addis Ababa - Djibouti Railway east of Dire Dawa is at Shinile. Show Sceneleon the map
ShilaboShilavo (Somali: Shilaabo; also spelled \"Scilave\", \"Shelabo\") is a town of the Ethiopian part of the Ogaden. Located in the Korahe Zone of the Somali Region, the town has a latitude and longitude of 6°06′N 44°46′E / 6.100°N 44.767°E with an elevation of 395 meters above sea level. it is the administrative center of Shilavo woreda. Show Shilaboon the map
LasaratLasarat (also known as Laso Harrad) is a town in eastern Ethiopia. Located in the Shinile Zone of the Somali Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 10°40′N 42°27′E / 10.667°N 42.450°E with an elevation between 740 and 817 meters above sea level. Lasarat is served by a station on the Addis Ababa - Djibouti Railway. Show Lasaraton the map
DanotDanot is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia, named after its major town, Danot. Part of the Werder Zone, Danot is bordered on the south by Werder, on the west by the Korahe Zone, on the northwest by the Degehabur Zone, on the north by Somalia, on the east by Boh, and on the southeast by Galadi. Show Danoton the map
AfderAfder (Somali: Afdheer) is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Afder Zone, Afder is bordered on the south by Dolobay, on the west by Cherti, on the north by Elekere, on the west by the Gode Zone, and on the southeast by Bare. Towns in Afder include Guda Asbo and Hargele. Show Afderon the map
SegegSegeg is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia, named after its major town, Segeg. Part of the Fiq Zone, Segeg is bordered on the south by Dihun, on the west by Hamero, on the north by Fiq, on the northeast by the Degehabur Zone, and on the southeast by Gerbo. Show Segegon the map
ĒrerErer is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in the Shinile Zone of the Somali Region, it has a longitude and latitude of 9°34′N 41°23′E / 9.567°N 41.383°E and an altitude of 1129 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Erer woreda. Show Ēreron the map
Togoch’alēTog Wajaale (also known as Wajaale) is a town on the border of Ethiopia and Somalia. On the Somali side, it is situated in Somaliland, a self-declared republic that is internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia. Show Togoch’alēon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Somali
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AyeshaAyesha (Italian Aiscia) is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. The northernmost woreda of the Shinile Zone, Ayesha is bordered on the south by Dembel, on the west by Shinile, on the north by Djibouti, on the east by Somalia, and on the southeast by the Jijiga Zone. Towns in Ayesha include Ayesha, Dewele, Lasarat and Mermedebis.Show on map
Liben zoneLiben (Somali: Liibaan) is one of the nine Zones of the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Liben is bordered on the south by Kenya, on the northwest by the Oromia Region, on the northeast by Afder, and on the southeast by Somalia. Towns in Liben include Sathe, Softu and Dolo.Show on map
Somali RegionThe Ethiopian Somali Regional State (Somali: Dawlada Deegaanka Soomaalida Itoobiya) is the easternmost of the nine ethnic divisions (kililoch) of Ethiopia. It is often called Soomaali Galbeed (\"Western Somalia\") on account of its geographical position within the Greater Somalia matrix. The state borders the Ethiopian regions of Oromia, Afar and Dire Dawa (Diridhawa) to the west, as well as Djibouti to the north, Somalia to the north, east and south, and Kenya to the south-west.Show on map
Dire Dawa ZoneDire Dawa (Amharic: ድሬ ዳዋ?, Oromo: Dirre Dhawaa, lit. \"Place of Remedy\", Somali: Dirre Dhabe, meaning \"where Dir hit his spear into the ground\", Arabic: ديري داوا‎‎) is one of two chartered cities (astedader akabibi) in Ethiopia (the other being the capital, Addis Ababa). It is divided administratively into two woredas, the city proper and the non-urban woreda of Gurgura. The city is an industrial centre, home to several markets and the Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport. Haramaya University is 40 kilometres (25 miles) away.Show on map
Dolo OdoDolo Odo or Dolo Ado or Dollo Ado (Somali: Dooloow) is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Liben Zone, Dolo Ado is located in the angle formed by the confluence of the Ganale Dorya with the Dawa River, and bordered to the northwest by Filtu, on the northeast by Afder Zone, on the southeast by Somalia, and on the south by Kenya. Towns in Dollo Ado include Bekol May, Dolo and Softu.Show on map
ShinileShinile is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Shinile Zone, Shinile is bordered on the south by Dire Dawa, on the west by Erer, on the north by the Afar region, on the east by Ayesha, and on the southeast by Dembel and Jijiga Zone. Towns in Shinile include Adigale, Harewa, Milo, and Shinile; villages include Jaldessa.Show on map
Afder ZoneAfder (Somali: Afdheer) is one of the nine Zones of the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Afder is bordered on the southwest by the Ganale Dorya River which separates it from Liben, on the west by the Oromia Region, on the north by Fiq Zone, on the northeast by Gode, and on south by the Provisional Administrative Line with Somalia. The administrative center of Afder is Hargele; other towns in Afder include Cherti and Weldiya.Show on map
KelafoKelafo (Somali: Qalaafe) is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Gode Zone, Kelafo is bordered on the south by the Somalia, on the west by Adadle, on the northwest by Gode, on the northeast by the Korahe Zone, and on the east by Mustahil. The Shebelle River is flowing through this woreda. The major town in Kelafo is Kelafo. The average elevation in this woreda is 374 meters above sea level. As of 2008, Kelafo has 35 kilometers of all-weather gravel road and 300 kilometers of community roads; about 6.36% of the total population has access to drinking water.Show on map
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FafanFafan (Somali: Faafan) is one of nine zones of the Somali Region in Ethiopia. It was previously known as the Jijiga zone, so named after its largest city, Jijiga. Other towns and cities in this zone include Qarbibayax, Dhurwaale Awbere, Derwonaji, Tuli Gulled and Hart Sheik. Fafan is bordered on the south by Jarar, on the southwest by Nogob, on the west by the Oromia Region, on the north by Siti, and on the east by Somalia.Show on map
Degehabur ZoneJarar Zone (Somali: Jarar) is one of the nine zones in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. It was previously known as the Degehabur zone, so named after its largest city, Degehabur. Jarar Zone is bordered on the south by Korahe, on the southwest by Nogob, on the northwest by Fafan, on the southeast by Dollo, and on the northeast by Somalia.Show on map
Gode ZoneGode (Somali: Godey) is one of nine Zones of the Somali Region, Ogaden, of Ethiopia. This zone is named for its largest city, Gode. Gode is bordered on the west by Afder, on the north by Fiq, on the northeast by Korahe, and on the south by the Provisional Administrative Line with Somalia. The Shebelle River runs through this zone.Show on map
GursumGursum is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Jijiga Zone, Gursum is bordered on the south by Babille, on the west by the Oromia Region, on the north by Ajersagora, on the east by Jijiga, and on the southeast by Kebri Beyah. Information is not available on the towns of this woreda.Show on map
Different buildings in Somali
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Jijiga Wilwal International AirportWilwal International Airport (IATA: JIJ, ICAO: HAJJ) (also known as Garaad Wiil-Waal Airport) is an airport serving Jijiga, the capital city of the Somali Region in Ethiopia. The airport is located at 09°19′56″N 42°54′43″E / 9.33222°N 42.91194°E, which is 12 km (7 miles) east of the city. Jijiga's original airfield is located northwest of the city center at 09°21′38″N 42°47′16″E / 9.36056°N 42.78778°E.Show on map
Jijiga AirportWilwal International Airport (IATA: JIJ, ICAO: HAJJ) (also known as Garaad Wiil-Waal Airport) is an airport serving Jijiga, the capital city of the Somali Region in Ethiopia. The airport is located at 09°19′56″N 42°54′43″E / 9.33222°N 42.91194°E, which is 12 km (7 miles) east of the city. Jijiga's original airfield is located northwest of the city center at 09°21′38″N 42°47′16″E / 9.36056°N 42.78778°E.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Somali
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Ērer Shet’Erer is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Shinile Zone, Erer is bordered on the south by Dire Dawa and the Oromia Region, on the southwest by Afdem, on the northwest by the Afar Region, and on the east by Shinile.Show on map
WelwelWelwel (also transliterated Walwal; Italian Ual-Ual), is a town in eastern Ethiopia known as the Ogaden. Located in the Werder Zone of the Somali Region, this town has a longitude and latitude of 7°03′N 45°24′E / 7.050°N 45.400°E with an elevation of 570 meters above sea level. The Central Statistical Agency has not published an estimate for its 2005 population. Records at the Nordic Africa Institute website provide details of a test oil well drilled at Welwel by Sinclair Oil in 1955, and about Fitawrari Wolde Amanuel primary school in Welwel during the year 1968.Show on map
Fafen Shet’Fafen River is a river of eastern Ethiopia. Rising to the east of Harar, it cuts through a series of wide, flat shelves of sedimentary rocks made of sandstone, limestone, and gypsum as it descends in a south-eastern direction towards the Shebelle River. The Fafen only joins the Shebelle river during times of heavy rainfall.Show on map
ErerThe Erer is a perennial river of eastern Ethiopia. It rises near the city of Harar, and flows in a primarily southern direction to its confluence with the Shabelle at 7°33′43″N 42°01′43″E / 7.56194°N 42.02861°E.Show on map
Jerer Shet’The Jerer is an intermittent stream of eastern Ethiopia. A tributary of the Fafen River, it rises near Jijiga to flow in a south-easternly direction.Show on map