Togdheer

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Location of Togdheer in Somaliland/Somalia
Togdheer (Somali: Togdheer) is an administrative region of the de facto independent republic Somaliland. Its capital is Burco (Burao). It is bordered by Ethiopia and the Somaliland regions of Woqooyi Galbeed, Sanaag and Sool. Togdheer is one of the 6 regions of the self-proclaimed Republic of Somaliland (the territory of the former British Somaliland). The region's name is derived from the Togdheer River. Currently the Regional Chairman is Abdi Hussen Dheere and the Vice Chairman is Guled Dahir Samatar.

Towns

  • Balidhiig
  • Burco
  • Buuhoodle
  • Oodwayne
  • Sheikh

Territorial dispute with Puntland

The government of the autonmous state of Puntland claims southeastern Togdheer region as its territory, and calls this area, centered around the town of Buuhoodle, the "Ayn" region of Puntland.[1]

References

1. ^ Puntland State. Puntland State Government. Retrieved on 2007-02-06.

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Regions of Somalia
Awdal | Bakool | Banaadir | Bari | Bay | Galguduud | Gedo | Hiiraan | Jubbada Dhexe | Jubbada Hoose | Mudug | Nugaal | Sanaag | Shabeellaha Dhexe | Shabeellaha Hoose | Sool | Togdheer | Woqooyi Galbeed
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Awdal | Saaxil | Togdheer | Woqooyi Galbeed
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Burao (Somali: Burco, Arabic: برعو) is the capital city of the Togdheer region in Somaliland and second largest city in the country after Hargeisa, in terms of population.
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Woqooyi Galbeed (Somali: Woqooyi Galbeed) is a region in Somaliland. Its capital is Hargeisa. It is bordered by Ethiopia, the Somaliland regions of Awdal, Sanaag, and Togdheer, and the Gulf of Aden.
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