Coordinates: 9°33′47″N 44°4′3″E / 9.56306°N 44.06750°E / 9.56306; 44.06750
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Hargeysa  (Somali)
هرجيسا (Arabic)
Drone view of Hargeisa, Hargeisa downtown, Hargeisa, Jama Mosque, Naasa Hablood
Flag of Hargeisa
Official logo of Hargeisa
Interactive map outlining Hargeisa
Coordinates: 9°33′47″N 44°4′3″E / 9.56306°N 44.06750°E / 9.56306; 44.06750
Country Somaliland
RegionMaroodi Jeh
DistrictHargeisa District
 • MayorAbdikarim Ahmed Mooge[1][2]
 • Total140 km2 (50 sq mi)
1,334 m (4,377 ft)
 • Total2,156,000
 • Density1,600/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Area code+252

Hargeisa (/hɑːrˈɡsə/ har-GAY-sə; Somali: Hargeysa; Arabic: هرجيسا, romanized: Harjīsā)[4][5] is the largest and capital city of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland. It is also the regional capital of the Maroodi Jeex province of Somaliland.[6][7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Duqa cusub ee magaalada Hargeysa oo la doortay". 17 June 2021.
  2. "Somaliland: AbdiKarim Ahmed Mooge Sworn in as the New Mayor of Hargeisa". 17 June 2021. Archived from the original on 29 June 2021. Retrieved 21 June 2021.
  3. https://www.thebrenthurstfoundation.org/downloads/hargeisa_discussion-paper-04-2019-hargeisa-somaliland-invisible-city.pdf [bare URL PDF]
  4. "Hargeisa". Jubba Airways. Archived from the original on January 22, 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2013.
  5. "Somalia: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". world-gazetteer.com. Archived from the original on December 4, 2012. Retrieved October 19, 2012.
  6. Einashe, Ismail; Kennard, Matt (22 October 2018). "In the Valley of Death: Somaliland's Forgotten Genocide". The Nation. Retrieved 20 October 2023.
  7. Tekle, Amare (1994). Eritrea and Ethiopia: From Conflict to Cooperation. The Red Sea Press. ISBN 9780932415974.