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Burao info

Standart time zone:
UTC/GMT +3 hours (Africa/Mogadishu)

Population:
99,270

Coordinates:
9.52213, 45.53363

Region:
Togdheer

Continent:
Africa

Country name:
Somalia

ISO code:
SO, SOM, 706

Fips code:
SO

Phone code:
252

Country area:
637,657 km2

Country population:
10,112,453

Currency:
SOS

Language:
so

Other information:

Burao (var. Bur'o) (Somali: Burco, Arabic: برعو‎) is the largest city in the Togdheer, Somaliland, and also serves as the capital of Togdheer region. Burao was the site of the unilateral declaration of an independent Somaliland on May 18, 1991. == 19th century == In the 19th century Burao was an important watering place controlled by the Habr Yunis clan. It also served as a headquarters to Sultan Awad Diiriye of the Habr Yunis.Explorer Frank Linsly James, a guest of Sultan Awad Diiriye during his visit to Somaliland in 1884, describes a performance he witnessed by Habr Yunis Horsemen at Burao's Togdheer River. Read more in wiki.



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