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Berbera (burr-burr-AH; Somali: Barbara, Arabic: بربرة) is the capital of the Sahil region of Somaliland. It is the main sea port of the country. Berbera is a coastal city and was the former capital of the British Somaliland protectorate before Hargeisa.

It was a major port of the Ifat, Adal and Isaaq sultanates from the 13th to 19th centuries.[1][2]

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  1. "Issue 270". Archived from the original on 21 March 2016. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  2. "The Transitional Federal Charter of the Somali Republic" (PDF). University of Pretoria. 1 February 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 March 2009. Retrieved 2 February 2010.