Borama

Boorama
Borama (Boorama, بوراما) is the capital and the largest city of the northwestern Awdal region of Somaliland.wikipedia
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Awdal

AdalAdwalAwdal Region
Borama (Boorama, بوراما) is the capital and the largest city of the northwestern Awdal region of Somaliland.
The region comprises the four districts of Borama, the regional capital, Baki, Lughaya, and Zeila (now the regional capital of newly established but not legally approved).

Amud

Amoud
As with several nearby towns such as Amud, numerous archaeological finds have been discovered in the Borama area that point to an eventful past.
The archaeological site is situated 1000 m above sea level, around 10 km southeast of the regional capital Borama.

Sheikh Abdurahman Sh. Nur

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In 1933, Sheikh Abdurahman Sheikh Nuur, a Qur'anic teacher and son of Borama's qadi (judge), devised a new orthography for transcribing the Afro-Asiatic Cushitic Somali language.
Nur grew up in Borama, he was of royal lineage, the Reer Ugaas subclan of the Makayl-Dheere branch of the Gadabuursi Dir clan.

Qaitbay

Qait BayQaytbayal-Ashraf Qaytbay
Excavations in the late 1800s and early 1900s at over fourteen sites in the vicinity of Borama unearthed, among other things, coins identified as having been derived from Kait Bey, the eighteenth Burji Mamluk Sultan of Egypt.
Excavations in the late 1800s and early 1900s at over fourteen sites in the vicinity of Borama in modern-day northwestern Somalia unearthed, among other things, coins identified as having been derived from Qaitbay.

Adal Sultanate

AdalSultanate of AdalAdal Kingdom
During the Middle Ages, Borama was ruled by the Adal Sultanate.
Archaeological excavations in the late 19th century and early 20th century at over fourteen sites in the vicinity of Borama in modern-day northwestern Somalia unearthed, among other artefacts, silver coins identified as having been derived from Qaitbay (1468–89), the eighteenth Burji Mamluk Sultan of Egypt.

Amoud University

Amoud University (Jaamacada Camuud) is a comprehensive public university, located in the city of, Borama in Somaliland.

Borama script

BoramaBorama alphabet
A quite accurate phonetic writing system, this Borama script was principally used by Nuur and his circle of associates in the city.
A quite accurate phonetic writing system, the Borama script was principally used by Nuur and his circle of associates in his native city of Borama.

Hassan Sheikh Mumin

When he was nine years old, he and his family moved to Borama, where he graduated from school and frequented a local madrasah.

Gadabuursi

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The Awdal region in which the city is situated is inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group, with the Gadabuursi subclan of the Dir especially well represented and considered the predominant clan of the region.
Ughaz Ali Makail Dera (Cali Makayl-Dheere) based on an Arabic manuscript on the Gadabuursi is said to be born in 1575 in Dobo, an area north of the present town of Borama in north-western Somalia.

Borama Airport

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For air transportation, Borama is served by the Borama International Airport.
Borama Airport is an airport serving Borama, the capital city of the Awdal region in Somaliland.

Somaliland

RegionRepublic of SomalilandDistrict
Borama (Boorama, بوراما) is the capital and the largest city of the northwestern Awdal region of Somaliland.
Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal was appointed as Tuur's successor in 1993 by the Grand Conference of National Reconciliation in Borama, which met for four months, leading to a gradual improvement in security, as well as a consolidation of the new territory.

Mohamed Hassan Maidane

He is the Mayor of Borama, the capital and the largest city of Awdal region in Somaliland.

Ethiopia

EthiopianAbyssiniaFederal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
The commercial seat of the province, it is situated near the border with Ethiopia.

British Somaliland

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It later formed a part of the British Somaliland protectorate in the first half of the 20th century.

Protectorate

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It later formed a part of the British Somaliland protectorate in the first half of the 20th century.

Tomb

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The latter include ancient remains of tombs, houses and mosques, in addition to sherds of Oriental wares, particularly Chinese porcelain.

House

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The latter include ancient remains of tombs, houses and mosques, in addition to sherds of Oriental wares, particularly Chinese porcelain.

Mosque

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The latter include ancient remains of tombs, houses and mosques, in addition to sherds of Oriental wares, particularly Chinese porcelain.

China

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The latter include ancient remains of tombs, houses and mosques, in addition to sherds of Oriental wares, particularly Chinese porcelain.

Porcelain

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The latter include ancient remains of tombs, houses and mosques, in addition to sherds of Oriental wares, particularly Chinese porcelain.

Burji dynasty

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Excavations in the late 1800s and early 1900s at over fourteen sites in the vicinity of Borama unearthed, among other things, coins identified as having been derived from Kait Bey, the eighteenth Burji Mamluk Sultan of Egypt.

Mamluk

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Excavations in the late 1800s and early 1900s at over fourteen sites in the vicinity of Borama unearthed, among other things, coins identified as having been derived from Kait Bey, the eighteenth Burji Mamluk Sultan of Egypt.