Sanaag

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light on local history and facilitate their preservation for posterity. Michael Hodd, ''East African Handbook'', (Trade & Travel Publications: 1994), p.640. The Warsangali Sultanate was an imperial ruling house centered in northeastern and in some parts of southeastern Somalia. It was one of the largest sultanates ever established in the territory, and, at the height of its power, included the Sanaag region and parts of the northeastern Bari

Somali imperial (Empire) ruling house centered in northeastern and in some parts of southeastern Somalia. It was one of the largest Empire ever established in the territory, and, at the height of its power, included the Sanaag region and parts of the northeastern Bari (Bari, Somalia) region of the country, an area historically known as Maakhir or the ''Maakhir Coast''. The Empire was founded in the late 13th century in northern Somalia by a group of Somalis from the Warsangali

Samatar, Abdi I. (2001) "Somali Reconstruction and Local Initiative: Amoud University," , p. 132. The Warsangali Sultanate was an imperial (Empire) ruling house centered in northeastern and in some parts of southeastern Somalia. It was one of the largest sultanates ever established in the territory, and, at the height of its


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light on local history and facilitate their preservation for posterity. Michael Hodd, ''East African Handbook'', (Trade & Travel Publications: 1994), p.640. The Warsangali Sultanate was an imperial ruling house centered in northeastern and in some parts of southeastern Somalia. It was one of the largest sultanates ever established in the territory, and, at the height of its power, included the Sanaag region and parts of the northeastern Bari

economy, livestock rearing. The Somali (Somalia) livestock ban imposed by Gulf countries in which was Sanaag’s largest market has virtually destroyed the economy in the region, reducing purchasing power and forcing pastoralists in the region to survive on subsistence activities. http: www.mbali.info doc179.htm Territorial dispute Image:Map of somaliland border claims.jpg thumb right Somaliland border dispute with Puntland

, with Sanaag elected politician given the Speaker of the House position in a power sharing agreement. Thus, both the police and army of Puntland were already established in the region based on the desires of the local population for their security and the territorial integrity of Somalia. The separatist Somaliland administration, however, still claimed the territory as part of the original but colonial boundary of British Somaliland. Fighting between the two forces led to casualties


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known as Maakhir or the ''Maakhir Coast''. The Sultanate was founded in the late 13th century in northern Somalia by a group of Somalis from the Warsangali branch of the Darod clan, and was ruled by the descendants of the Gerad Dhidhin. In the late 19th century, the influential Sultan Mohamoud Ali Shire governed the Sultanate, assuming control during some of its most turbulent years. Warsangeli Sultanate ref

Bari (Bari, Somalia) region of the country, an area historically known as Maakhir or the ''Maakhir Coast''. The Sultanate was founded in the late 13th century in northern Somalia by a group of Somalis from the Warsangali branch of the Darod clan, and was ruled by the descendants of the Gerad Dhidhin. In the late 19th century, the influential Sultan Mohamoud Ali Shire governed the Sultanate, assuming control during some of its most turbulent years. The Akil Dhahar


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of Darod sub-clans. Royal African Society, African affairs, Volume 101, Issues 402-405, (Oxford University Press: 2002), p.103. The Warsangali, another Harti Darod sub-clan, constitute the majority of people in Sanaag. Royal African Society, ''African affairs'', Volume 101, Issues 402-405, (Oxford University Press: 2002), p.103. The Gadabuursi are also well-represented in the Awdal region. ref


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generally does not exceed 150 mm in most of the region. Environment A severe drought in the region in the early part of the 21st century caused an 80% or greater loss of livestock, though two good rainy seasons (Wet season) in 2004–2005 helped restore the area. Over a 15-year period of analysis, from 1988–2003, there was a 52% loss of forest and a 40% loss of grassland, and a 370% increase in bare land. Soil erosion due to weather and human activities


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branch of the Darod clan, and was ruled by the descendants of the Gerad Dhidhin. The Empire was ruled by the house of Gerad Dhidhin. According to oral tradition, they fought against the Abyssinians (Ethiopian Empire) and uprooted Christian communities in Galgala, a town that used to have church (church (building))es and temples. The edifices are still present as historical landmarks. In honor of his accomplishments, Akil Dhahar's name is immortalized in the valley


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. In July 2007, the district became part of the Maakhir autonomous region of Somalia. It has archaeological sites as well as ancient historic buildings, though most of these sites have yet to be fully explored. The Warsangali Sultanate


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, p. 132. The Warsangali Sultanate was an imperial (Empire) ruling house centered in northeastern and in some parts of southeastern Somalia. It was one of the largest sultanates ever established in the territory, and, at the height of its power, included the Sanaag region and parts of the northeastern Bari (Bari, Somalia) region of the country, an area historically known as Maakhir or the ''Maakhir Coast''. The Sultanate was founded in the late 13th century in northern Somalia by a group of Somalis from the Warsangali branch of the Darod clan, and was ruled by the descendants of the Gerad Dhidhin. thumb 245px left The citadel (File:Gondereshe2008.jpg) in Gondershe, an important city in the medieval Ajuuraan Empire (Ajuuraan State). * Second Severn Crossing, a motorway bridge across the River Severn from England to Wales * Sool, Sanaag and Cayn regions in Somalia. Since


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;) is an administrative region (''gobol (Administrative divisions of Somalia)'') in northern Somalia. Regions of Somalia Its capital city is Erigavo. Sanaag has a long coastline facing the Gulf of Aden to the north, and is bordered by the Somali regions (Regions of Somalia) of Woqooyi Galbeed, Togdheer, Sool and Bari (Bari, Somalia). The most important towns in the region are Erigavo, Badhan

Sanaag

'''Sanaag''' (  ) is an administrative region (''gobol (Administrative divisions of Somalia)'') in northern Somalia. Regions of Somalia Its capital city is Erigavo. Sanaag has a long coastline facing the Gulf of Aden to the north, and is bordered by the Somali regions (Regions of Somalia) of Woqooyi Galbeed, Togdheer, Sool and Bari (Bari, Somalia).

The most important towns in the region are Erigavo, Badhan (Badhan, Sanaag), Las Khorey, Dhahar, Laako, El Afweyn, Buraan, Kulmiye, Yufle, Hadaftimo, Mindigale, Hingalol, Heis (Heis (Town)), Yubbe, El Buh, Damale Hagare, Maydh, El Ayo, Armale and Gar Adag.

Local control of Sanaag is disputed between Somaliland, Puntland, and Khatumo State, a newly formed administration which also lays claim to the southern part of the region.

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