Middle Juba ( so, Jubbada Dhexe, Maay
: ''Jubithy Dhahy'', ar, جوبا الأوسط, it, Medio Giuba) is an administrative region (''
'') in southern
Somalia,, Osmanya script: 𐒈𐒝𐒑𐒛𐒐𐒘𐒕𐒖; ar, الصومال, aṣ-Ṣūmāl officially the Federal Republic of SomaliaThe ''Federal Republic of Somalia'' is the country's name per Article 1 of thProvisional Constitutio ...
With its capital at Bu'aale
, it is located in the
The federal subject
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Jubaland ( so, Jubbaland, ar, , it, Oltregiuba), the Juba Valley ( so, Dooxada Jubba) or Azania ( so, Asaaniya, ar, ), is a Federal Member State in southern Somalia
Somalia,; ar, الصومال, aṣ-Ṣūmāl officially the Federa ...
Middle Juba is bordered by the Somali regions of
Gedo ( so, Gedo, Maay: ''Gethy'', ar, جيذو, it, Ghedo or ''Ghedu'') is an administrative region ('' gobol'') in Jubaland
Jubaland ( so, Jubbaland, ar, , it, Oltregiuba), the Juba Valley ( so, Dooxada Jubba) or Azania ( so, Asaaniya ...
A bay is a recessed, coastal body of water that directly connects to a larger main body of water, such as an ocean
The ocean (also the sea or the world ocean) is the body of salt water which covers approximately 71% of the surface ...
Lower Shabelle ( so, Shabeellaha Hoose, Maay Maay, Maay: ''Shibelithy Hoosy'', ar, شبيلي السفلى, it, Basso Scebeli) is an administrative region (''Administrative divisions of Somalia, gobol'') in southern Somalia.
It is bo ...
Lower Juba ( so, Jubbada Hoose, Maay: ''Jubithy Hoosy'', ar, جوبا السفلى, it, Basso Giuba) is an administrative region (''gobol'') in southern Somalia
Somalia,, Osmanya script: 𐒈𐒝𐒑𐒛𐒐𐒘𐒕𐒖; ar, الصو ...
(Jubbada Hoose), and the
The Indian Ocean is the third-largest of the world's five ocean
The ocean (also the or the world ocean) is the body of that covers approximately 70.8% of the surface of and contains 97% of . Another definition is "any of the large ...
. The region is named after the
The Jubba River or Juba River ( so, Wabiga Jubba, it, Giuba) is a river
A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases, a river flows into the ground an ...
that runs through it.
Middle Juba is the only region in Somalia to be fully controlled by Al-Shabaab
, a militant Islamic extremist group.
Middle Juba consists of three districts:
* Bu'aale District
Sakow District ( so, Degmada Saakow) is a Administrative divisions of Somalia, district in the southern Middle Juba (Jubbada Dhexe) of Somalia. Its capital lies at Saakow.
Districts of SomaliaAdministrative map of Sako ...
Administrative map of Middle Juba
Regions of Somalia