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Afgooye Destination Guide

Explore Afgooye in Somalia.

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Afgooye in the region of Shabeellaha Hoose with it's 65,461 inhabitants is a town in Somalia - some 17 mi (or 27 km) North-West of Mogadishu, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Afgooye is now 11:25 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Mogadishu" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sagalad, Sabuun, Sabbiyo, Saabid, Qoryooley or Beerta Bisikrini. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Raimog, Marerrey, Lafoole, Jambaluul, Galhareeri and Afgooye. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Interesting facts about this location

Somali National University

The Somali National University (SNU; Somali: Jaamacada Ummada Soomaaliyeed) was a national university in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. Its campus grounds were located four kilometers from the airport.

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Located at 2.14, 45.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1954, Mogadishu, Somali National University, Universities in Somalia

Aden Adde International Airport

Aden Adde International Airport, formerly known as Mogadishu International Airport, is an international airport serving Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. It is named after Aden Abdullah Osman Daar, the first President of Somalia. Originally a modest-sized airport, the facility grew considerably in size in the post-independence period after numerous successive renovation projects.

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Located at 2.14, 45.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Somalia, Mogadishu

Battle of Mogadishu (1993)

The Battle of Mogadishu more commonly referred to as Black Hawk Down or, locally, as the Day of the Rangers, was part of Operation Gothic Serpent and was fought on 3 and 4 October 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia, between forces of the United States supported by UNOSOM II, and Somali militiamen loyal to the self-proclaimed president-to-be Mohamed Farrah Aidid who had support from armed civilian fighters. A U.S. Army force in Mogadishu, consisting primarily of U.S.

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Located at 2.14, 45.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:1993 in Somalia, 20th-century military history of the United States, Aircraft shootdown incidents, Battle of Mogadishu (1993), Battles involving Somalia, Battles involving the United States, Conflicts in 1993, History of Mogadishu, Journalists killed in Somalia, Pakistan military presence in other countries, Presidency of Bill Clinton, Somali Civil War, Urban warfare

Villa Somalia

Villa Somalia is the presidential palace of Somalia, which sits on high ground near the shores of the Indian Ocean in Mogadishu, with access to both the harbor and airport. The complex was the residence of the first president of Somalia, Aden Abdullah Osman Daar of the Somali Youth League (SYL); and of Siad Barre, president until his ouster in 1991.

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Located at 2.14, 45.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Somalia, Mogadishu, Presidential palaces

Fakr ad-Din Mosque

The Fakr ad-Din Mosque is the oldest mosque in Mogadishu, Somalia. It is located in Hamar Weyne (literally "Big Hamar"), the oldest part of the city.

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Located at 2.14, 45.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Mosques in Somalia