Shabeellaha Dhexe

Middle Shebelle (Somali: Shabeellaha Dhexe, Arabic: شبيلي الوسطى‎) is a admeenistrative region (gobol) in soothren Somalie.[2]

Shabeellaha Dhexe
Location in Somalie.
Location in Somalie.
Coordinates: 6°6′47″N 47°59′17″E / 6.11306°N 47.98806°E / 6.11306; 47.98806Coordinates: 6°6′47″N 47°59′17″E / 6.11306°N 47.98806°E / 6.11306; 47.98806
Kintra Somalie
 • GovrenorAbdi Jinow Alasow[1]
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)

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It is bordered bi the Somali regions o Galguduud, Hiraan, Shabeellaha Hoose, an Banaadir, as well as the Indian Ocean.

As pairt o the umwhile Benadir region, Middle Shabelle's caipital was Mogadishu up till the mid-1980s, when the town o Jowhar became the caipital. It is namit efter the Shebelle River that passes throu this region.

Middle Shebelle is principally inhabitit bi various sub-clans o the Somali Mudulood clan; maist notably the Abgaal. Ither Mudulood subclans that reside in the region include the Udeejeen, Moobleen an Hiilebi, who live alangside the Galje'l an Hawadle.[3] Thare are members o the nan-Somali ethnic minority Bantu group (Kaboole) an aw.

The region supports livestock production, rain-fed an gravity irrigatit agricultur an fisheries, wi a annual rainfaw atween 150 an 500 millimetres coverin a aurie o approximately 60,000 square kilometres. It haes a 400 km coastline on the Indian Ocean.[4]

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Middle Shebelle consists o fower destricts:[5]

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  1. "News in Brief, 21st March 2014" (PDF). Embassy of The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 5 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 11 Julie 2014.
  2. "Somalia". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. Archived frae the original on 1 Julie 2016. Retrieved 6 December 2013.
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  4. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 31 Julie 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. "Middle Shebelle Region". Retrieved 30 Januar 2014.[deid airtin]

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