Somali Region

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Somali Region
Deegaanka Soomaalida
Soomaali Galbeed
Flag of Somali Region
Official seal of Somali Region
Nickname(s): 
DDS
Map of Ethiopia showing Somali Region
Map of Ethiopia showing Somali Region
CountryEthiopia
CapitalJijiga
Government
 • Cheif AdministratorMustafa Muhummed Omer
 • Deputy Chief AdministratorIbrahim Osman
Area
 • Total328,068 km2 (126,668 sq mi)
 • Land328.068 km2 (126.668 sq mi)
Area rank2nd
Population
 (2017)
 • Total11,748,998[1]
 • Rank3rd
Demonym(s)Somali
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Area code(s)+251
ISO 3166 codeET-SO
HDI (2019)0.433[2]
low · 10th of 11


The Somali Regional State is a region in Ethiopia. The capital city is Jijiga.

Administrative zones[change | change source]

Somali Region Administrative map

Like other Regions in Ethiopia, Somali Region is divided into eleven administrative zones and Six Special administrative zones:[3]

The zones are divided into districts.

References[change | change source]

  1. Population Projection of Ethiopia for All Regions At Wereda Level from 2014 – 2017. Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Central Statistical Agency. Archived from the original on 6 June 2018. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  2. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Archived from the original on 2018-09-23. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  3. "Ethiopia: Somali Region Administrative map (as of 05 Jan 2015)". OCHA. 5 January 2015. Retrieved 5 November 2017.

Coordinates: 7°26′19″N 44°17′49″E / 7.4387305°N 44.2968750°E / 7.4387305; 44.2968750