Darod

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The Darod (Daarood, دارود) is a Somali clan.wikipedia
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Abdirahman bin Isma'il al-Jabarti

The forefather of this clan was Abdirahman bin Isma'il al-Jabarti, more commonly known as Darood.
He is the common ancestor of the Somali and Omani Darod clan.

Puntland

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The Darod in Somalia mainly live in the Federal Member States of Jubbaland and Puntland as well as the northern regions of Sool, Sanaag and Cayn. Within Somalia, the Darood are also one of the largest clans, with traditional strongholds in the north, modern day Puntland state which is dominated by the Harti subclan of Darood.
The Sultanate was founded in the 13th century in northern Somalia by a group of Somalis from the Warsangali branch of the Darod clan, and was ruled by the descendants of the Gerad Dhidhin.

Ogaden

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In Ethiopia the clan settles in the Ogaden region, whilst in Kenya they settle in the North Eastern Province.
The Ogaden (clan) of the Darod constitute the majority in the region, although this is disputed.

Horn of Africa

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The Darod clan is the largest Somali clan in the Horn of Africa, with a wide traditional territory.
The Sultanate was founded in the late 13th century in northern Somalia by a group of Somalis from the Warsangali branch of the Darod clan, and was ruled by the descendants of the Gerad Dhidhin.

Somalis

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The Darod (Daarood, دارود) is a Somali clan.
The five major clan families are the traditionally nomadic pastoralist Darod, Dir, Hawiye and Isaaq, and the sedentary agropastoralist Rahanweyn Minor Somali clans include Benadiri.

Dir (clan)

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During the 10th or 11th century CE, Abdirahman is believed to have then settled in northern Somalia just across the Red Sea and married Dobira, the daughter of the Dir clan chief.
Dir is regarded as the father-in-law of Darod, the progenitor of the Darod clan Although some sources state it was the daughter of Hawiye who Darod married.

Harti

Within Somalia, the Darood are also one of the largest clans, with traditional strongholds in the north, modern day Puntland state which is dominated by the Harti subclan of Darood.
Harti (Harti, هارتي), meaning "strong man", is a name used to denote a confederation of various Darod sub-clans of the Somali people.

Marehan

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In addition, the Marehan, Ogaden, Jidwaaq, and Harti Darod members are also settled further down south in the Gedo region as well as the Middle Jubba and Lower Jubba regions of Somalia.
The Marehan (Mareexaan, مريحان, Marehan bin Ahmed bin Abdirahman bin Is'mail bin Ibrahim al Jaberti) is a Somali clan family, part of the largest Somali clan-family — the Darod.

Ogaden (clan)

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In addition, the Marehan, Ogaden, Jidwaaq, and Harti Darod members are also settled further down south in the Gedo region as well as the Middle Jubba and Lower Jubba regions of Somalia.
The Ogaden (Ogaadeen, أوغادين) is a Somali clan family, part of the largest Somali clan-family — the Darod.

Galmudug

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Futhermore, the clan has an ancillary presence in pockets of the states of Koonfur-Galbeed and Galmudug.
There is also a sizable population of Marehan (Sade) Darood as well primarily in the cities of Abudwak and Balanbale.

Sanaag

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The Darod in Somalia mainly live in the Federal Member States of Jubbaland and Puntland as well as the northern regions of Sool, Sanaag and Cayn. Before many Darods began pushing southward in the mid-1850s, the Warsangali Sultanate governed the interior regions of Sanaag and Sool, while the Majeerteen Sultanate and Sultanate of Hobyo held steadfast in solidly established posts from Alula to Hobyo. Darod is buried in an old town called Haylaan near Badhan in the north-eastern Sanaag region of Somalia.
The region is mainly inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group, principally the Habar Yoonis and Habar Jeclo sub-clans of the Isaaq and the Dhulbahante and Warsangali sub-divisions of the Harti Darod.

Bosaso

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Major Darood Settlements within Somalia include Galkacyo, Kismaayo, Bosaso, Las Anod, Buuhoodle and Garowe.
They were joined by, not long after, by the Deshishe," Historically, Bosaso has been a Dishiishe Darod stronghold.

Qa’ableh

Qa'ableh
Sheikh Isaaq is buried nearby in Maydh, as is Sheikh Harti, a descendant of Sheikh Darod and the progenitor of the Harti Darod sub-clan, whose tomb lies in the ancient town of Qa’ableh.
Qa'ableh also notably serves as the seat of the tomb of Harti, the founding father of the Harti confederation of Darod sub-clans.

Dishiishe

The Dishiishe (Dishiishe, ﺩﺷﻴﺸﻲ,; also spelled Dashiishe, Dishishe, Dishishle, Maxamuud Ismaaciil Axmed Harti) is a Somali clan, part of the Darod clan which is the largest Somali clan-family.

Dhulbahante

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The Dhulbahante (Dhulbahante, دلبةنتئ) is a Somali clan family, part of the Harti clan which itself belongs to the largest Somali clan-family — the Darod.

Jubaland

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The Darod in Somalia mainly live in the Federal Member States of Jubbaland and Puntland as well as the northern regions of Sool, Sanaag and Cayn.
Jubaland has a total population of around 2.5 milion inhabitants majority from the Mainly Darod clan also Hawiye and Dir clans.

Warsangali

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The Warsangali (Qabiilka Warsangeli; قبيلة أوسنجلي), (also Moorasaante/Awrkii Cirka, Warsengeli, Warsingeli, Oor Singally ) is a Somali clan family, part of the Harti clan which itself belongs to the largest Somali clan-family — the Darod.

Majeerteen Sultanate

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Before many Darods began pushing southward in the mid-1850s, the Warsangali Sultanate governed the interior regions of Sanaag and Sool, while the Majeerteen Sultanate and Sultanate of Hobyo held steadfast in solidly established posts from Alula to Hobyo.
The Majeerteen Sultanate was established around 1800 by Somalis from the Majeerteen Darod clan.

Lailkase

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Leelkase or Leelkase or Lelkase (Laylkase, ليلكسة) (Hussein bin Abdirahman bin Is'mail bin Ibrahim al Jaberti) is a subclan of the Somali Darod clan.

Jidwaq (clan)

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In addition, the Marehan, Ogaden, Jidwaaq, and Harti Darod members are also settled further down south in the Gedo region as well as the Middle Jubba and Lower Jubba regions of Somalia.

Wabeeneeye

Wabeeneeye (Wabeeneeye, وابينايي) is a sub clan of the Majeerteen clan family and within the larger Harti clan and thereafter in the Darod.

Majeerteen

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Its members form a part of the Darod clan family, and primarily inhabit the Puntland state of northeastern Somalia.

Galkayo

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Major Darood Settlements within Somalia include Galkacyo, Kismaayo, Bosaso, Las Anod, Buuhoodle and Garowe.
Puntland areas of the city such as Israac, Hormar and Garsoor neighborhoods of Galkayo is primarily inhabited by Somalis from the Majeerteen (Darood), Carab Salah (Meheri), and Leelkase (Darood) clans.

Badhan, Sanaag

Badhan
Darod is buried in an old town called Haylaan near Badhan in the north-eastern Sanaag region of Somalia.
The area was first settled in the 14th century by Somali herdsmen from the Warsangali subclan of the Darod clan, as there was water available for their flocks.

Dobira

During the 10th or 11th century CE, Abdirahman is believed to have then settled in northern Somalia just across the Red Sea and married Dobira, the daughter of the Dir clan chief.
The union is said to have given rise to the Darod clan family.