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Hargeysa Destination Guide

Touring Hargeysa in Somalia

Hargeysa in the region of Woqooyi Galbeed with its 477,876 citizens is a city located in Somalia - some 527 mi or ( 848 km ) North of Mogadishu , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Hargeysa

Time in Hargeysa is now 12:43 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Mogadishu " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Xareed, Xagal, Malowle, Hallaye, and Habareh. Being here already, consider visiting Xareed . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Hargeysa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Eid Al-Freedom - The Holy Month of Ramadan in the Self-Proclaimed Republic of Somaliland - Trailer

2:16 min by Gur Megiddo
Views: 17757 Rating: 4.98

www.indiegogo.com This is a trailer of 'Eid Al-Freedom', a short film that was shot in the Republic of Somaliland during the holy month of Ramadan 2012. Please share this video and help me finish this ..

hargesia city centre

4:09 min by pcarton
Views: 15300 Rating: 4.85

hargesia, capital of somaliland ..


Hargeisa (suuq hoose)

1:51 min by Abdilahi Ibrahim
Views: 13240 Rating: 5.00

Suuq Hoose ..

somaliland and Islam

3:04 min by mustafa ileye
Views: 11651 Rating: 5.00

Smaliland was one of the first muslim countries in africa.Some of prophet Muhammed's followers fled to africa to seek refuge from the evil Queash and found a civilized land called somaliland. MUhammed ..


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Interesting facts about this location

British Somaliland

British Somaliland was a British protectorate in the northern part of present-day Somalia. For much of its existence, British Somaliland was bordered by French Somaliland, Ethiopia, and Italian Somaliland. From 1940 to 1941, it was occupied by the Italians and was part of Italian East Africa. The protectorate briefly obtained independence on July 1, 1960 as the State of Somaliland before uniting as scheduled later the same week with the Trust Territory of Somalia to form the Somali Republic.

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Located at 9.55 44.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: British Somaliland, Former British protectorates, Former colonies in Africa, History of Somalia, History of Somaliland, States and territories established in 1884

Gollis University

Gollis University (GU) is an institute of higher education in Hargeisa, the capital of the northwestern Somaliland region of Somalia. A privately owned university, it offers various courses in different academic facilities, including curricular and extra-curricular programs.

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Located at 9.56 44.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Universities in Somaliland

Hargeisa International Airport

Hargeisa Egal International Airport (Somali: Madaarka Cigaal ee Calaamiga) is an international airport in the city of Hargeisa in Somaliland, a self-declared republic that is internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia. The airport gained the name Egal from the second Somaliland president Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal. Hargeisa is Somalia's second largest city and Somaliland's capital and largest city.

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Located at 9.52 44.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Airports in Somalia, Hargeisa

Laas Gaal

Laas Gaal is a complex of caves and rock shelters in Somaliland, a self-declared republic that is internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia. Famous for their rock art, the caves are located in a rural area on the outskirts of Hargeisa. They contain some of the earliest known cave paintings in the Horn of Africa. Laas Gaal's rock art is estimated to date back to somewhere between 9,000–8,000 and 3,000 BCE.

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Located at 9.60 44.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Ancient Somalia, Archaeological sites in Somalia, Caves of Somalia, Neolithic, Prehistoric Africa, Prehistoric art, Rock art in Africa

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Hargeysa