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Development of Regions of Somaliland

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See also: Politics of Somalia

Sequence Region States Capitals Area
density (km2)
Regional flag
1 Salal Zeila n/a n/a Somaliland
2 Awdal Borama n/a n/a Somaliland
3 Gabiley Gabiley n/a n/a Somaliland
4 Maroodi Jeex Hargeisa n/a n/a Somaliland
5 Saaxil Berbera n/a n/a Somaliland
6 Odweyne Odweyne n/a n/a Somaliland
7 Togdheer Burao n/a n/a Somaliland
8 Cayn Buuhoodle n/a n/a Somaliland
9 Sarar Caynaba n/a n/a Somaliland
10 Sool Las Anod n/a n/a Somaliland
11 Sanaag Erigavo n/a n/a Somaliland
12 Maakhir Badhan n/a n/a Somaliland
13 Hawd Baligubadle n/a n/a Somaliland

Between March 22 and May 15, 2008 the Somaliland President Dahir Riyale Kahin with a presidential press statement announced the creation of six new regions and 16 new Districts.[1]

On May 15,2008 the President Dahir Riyale Kahin with a second presidential press statement ([1]) declared the thirteenth state of Somaliland, state of Hawd.

New State Capital Annexed
Gabiley Gabiley Maroodi Jeex
Maakhir Badhan Sanaag
Cayn Buhoodle Togdheer
Salal Zeila Awdal
Sarar Caynaba Sool
Odweyne Odweyne Togdheer
Hawd Baligubadle Maroodi Jeex


  1. "President Riyale Names 6 New Regions + 16 New Districts". Somaliland Times. Retrieved 27 December 2010.

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