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Hargeysa (Woqooyi Galbeed, Somalia)

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Geographic headingHargeysa (Woqooyi Galbeed, Somalia)
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Geographic subdivision usageSomalia--Hargeysa (Woqooyi Galbeed)
Variant(s)Hargeisa (Somalia)
Hargaysa (Somalia)
Hargesa (Somalia)
Harghessa (Somalia)
Found inBaraarug, Apr. 24, 1992: t.p. (Hargeysa)
Dalka (Hargeysa, Somaliland (Secessionist government, 1991- ), Sept. 26, 1993: (Hargaysa)
Web. geog. (Hargeysa; Hargeisa; Town, N Somalia, 50 m. SW of Berbera; pop. (1975c) 63,365; * of former British Somaliland)
Britannica online, Year in Review 1998, World Affairs, Somalia, via WWW, Aug. 12, 1999 (Hargeysa is the capital of Somaliland)
GEOnet, July 31, 2002 (Hargeysa--PPL, 09°35GN 44°04ʹE, variants: Hergesa, Hargeisa; SO16 (Woqooyi Galbeed); another Hargeysa listed in Jubbada Dhexe)
Britannica online, July 31, 2002 (Hargeysa; also spelled Hargeisa; town, northwestern Somalia; originally the summer capital of former British Somaliland)
Columbia gazetteer online, July 31, 2002 (Hargeisa; ref. from Harghessa; town (cap.) Woqooyi Galbeed region, NW Somalia; former summer capital of Br. Somaliland; also, capital of N Somalia rebel group who declared independence from Somalia in 1991)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 09°33ʹ36ʺN 044°03ʹ54ʺE;)
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