What tribes live in galmudug?

The Galmudug area in central Somalia is predominantly inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group, with the larger Hawiye clan, particularly the Hiraab sub-clan, well represented, especially the Habar Gidir who make up the majority of the populations in Galguduud and southern Mudug.

What happened to Abdi Black Hawk Down?

The arrest is portrayed in the film Black Hawk Down. By 2001, he was the chief of police over Mogadishu as part of the new Transitional National Government (TNG). On January 1, 2007, he returned to Mogadishu where he pleaded for there to be no reprisals against the defeated Islamists.

What is the population of Galmudug?


Galguduud Galgudud, Ghelgudud
Regional State Galmudug
Capital Dusmareb
Population (2018)
• Total 1,200,000

Where is Somalia Africa?

Horn of Africa
Somalia is a country in Africa bordered by Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Gulf of Yemen, and the Indian Ocean. Somalia has a strategic location on the Horn of Africa along southern approaches to the Bab el-Mandeb and routes through the Red Sea and Suez Canal. The geography consists of semidesert, mountains, and highlands.

What is the area of Somaliland?

284,899 km²

How accurate is Black Hawk Down movie?

In spite of these deficiencies, however, Black Hawk Down is a very realistic, historically accurate portrayal of modern war and tells a relevant and powerful story in an almost flawless example of an American war movie.

What went wrong in Mogadishu?

In October 1993, elite American troops launched a disastrous raid in the Somali capital Mogadishu. But US forces met fierce resistance from Aideed’s militia. Two US Black Hawk helicopters were shot down. In the ensuing battle, hundreds of Somalis were estimated to have died.

Is Somalia a poor country?

Somalia is one of the poorest countries in the world, with the 2012 Human Development Index putting it among the five least-developed of 170 countries. The poverty rate is currently 73 percent. Seventy percent of the population in Somalia is under the age of 30 and the life expectancy is as low as 55 percent.

Is it safe to go to Somalia?

Somalia is currently a very dangerous destination for potential travelers. Governments in several countries have even issued warnings against traveling to this country, for reasons such as terrorism, kidnappings and other types of violent crime. Visiting Somalia can end in you getting seriously hurt or killed.

Is Somalia poor or rich?

What language is spoken in Somalia?

Somalia/Official languages

Is Somaliland an Arab country?

Somaliland lies in the Horn of Africa, on the southern coast of the Gulf of Aden. It is bordered by Djibouti to the northwest, Ethiopia to the south and west, and Somalia to the east….Somaliland.

Republic of Somaliland Jamhuuriyadda Soomaaliland (Somali) جمهورية صوماليلاند‎ (Arabic) Jumhūrīyat Ṣūmālīlānd
• President Muse Bihi Abdi