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Garre
The Garre are a Somali pastoralist clan genealogically belonging to the Digil Clans of Rahaweyn the Garre live in southern Somalia, northeastern Kenya and southern Ethiopia. Almost all Garre people speak the Maay Maay language as well as specific Garre language,but sociologically perceived as a dialect of Somali by both the Garre themselves and neighboring clans whom speak Somali[1]. Garre clans use three languages to communicate among themselves, including the common Somali; the Rahanwein dialect of Southern Somalia, and the ‘Garre’ language of Mandera, which is a Somalised dialect of Borana.[2]Their urban centers include Mandera, El Wak, Moyale, Takaba, Banissa, Wargadud, Rhamu and Kutulo
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Woreda
Districts, or woreda (Amharic: ወረዳ; Oromo: Aanaalee) (also spelled wereda), are the third-level administrative divisions of Ethiopia. They are further subdivided into a number of wards (kebele) or neighbourhood associations, which are the smallest unit of local government in Ethiopia. Woredas are typically collected together into zones, which form a region; districts which are not part of a zone are designated Special Districts and function as autonomous entities. Districts are governed by a woreda council whose members are directly elected to represent each kebele in the district. There are about 670 rural woreda and about 100 urban woreda
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Arap
The Arap (Somali: Arab, Arabic: عرب‎, Full Name: Muhammad (Arab) Shiekh Ishaaq ibn Ahmad) clan is one of the major sub-clans of the wider Isaaq clan and is the twin of Garhajis (Ismail), according to the clan genealogy.[1] The Arap predominantly live on the southwest side of Hargisa and in the Hawd region of Somaliland with its capital as Baligubadle, which is a exclusively an Arap territory.[2] The territory of the clan extends to Ethiopia.[3] The Abdalle Arap, a sub-clan of the Arap clan are based in the Togdheer and Sahil regions.[4][5] Along with the other constituent sub-clans of the Habr Magaadle confederation (including Garhajis, Habr Awal and Ayub), the Arap too took part in the conquest of Abyssinia under the Adal Sultanate
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Somalia
Coordinates: 10°N 49°E / 10°N 49°E / 10; 49 Somalia[a], officially the Federal Republic of Somalia is a sovereign country in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. Somalia has the longest coastline on Africa's mainland.[11] Its terrain consists mainly of plateaus, plains, and highlands.[4] Hot conditions prevail year-round, with periodic monsoon winds and irregular rainfall.[12] Somalia has an estimated population of around 15 million[13][14] and has been described as Africa's most culturally homogeneous country.[15][16] Around 85% of its residents are ethnic Somalis,[4] who have historically inhabited the country's north
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Wajir
Wajir (Somali: Wajeer) is the capital of the Wajir County of Kenya. It is situated in the former North Eastern Province. A cluster of cairns near Wajir are generally ascribed by the local inhabitants to the Madanle, a semi-legendary people of high stature, who are associated with the Somali. A. T. Curle (1933) reported the excavation of two of these large tumuli, finding traces of skeletal remains which crumbled at his touch, as well as earthenware shards and a copper ring.[2] Wajir was attacked by Italian forces in World War II. Wajir is located in an arid area prone to drought. It sits at a latitude and longitude of 01°45′00″N 40°03′00″E / 1.75000°N 40.05000°E / 1.75000; 40.05000. (Latitude:1.75000; Longitude:40.05000)
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