Erigavo

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Erigavo (Ceerigaabo), also spelled as Erigabo, is the capital and largest city of the Northeastern Sanaag region of Somaliland.wikipedia
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Sanaag

Maakhir CoastSanaag RegionDaratoleh
Erigavo (Ceerigaabo), also spelled as Erigabo, is the capital and largest city of the Northeastern Sanaag region of Somaliland.
Its capital city is Erigavo.

Erigavo District

Ceerigaabo DistrictErigavo
It is also the center of the Erigavo District.
Its capital lies at Erigavo.

Somaliland

RegionRepublic of SomalilandDistrict
Erigavo (Ceerigaabo), also spelled as Erigabo, is the capital and largest city of the Northeastern Sanaag region of Somaliland.
Extending from the northwest of Erigavo to several kilometres west of the city of Bosaso, it features Somalia's highest peak, Shimbiris, which sits at an elevation of about 2416 m. The rugged east-west ranges of the Karkaar Mountains also lie to the interior of the Gulf of Aden littoral.

Badhan, Sanaag

Badhan
It lies approximately 180 km from Badhan, the third biggest city in the region to the east.
Erigavo airport is also used for Badhan destination.

Isaaq

Habar JecloArapSheikh Isaaq Bin Ahmed Al Hashimi
Erigavo was a city on an Isaaq trade route during the Middle Ages.
The populations of five major cities in Somaliland – Hargeisa, Burao, Berbera, Erigavo and Gabiley – are predominantly Isaaq.

East Africa University

Higher learning in Erigavo is provided by East Africa University (EAU), which has one of its six branches in the city.
Founded in the commercial capital of Puntland Bosaso, it has additional branches in Buhodle, Erigavo, Galdogob, Galkayo, Garowe and Qardho.

Sanaag University of Science and Technology

Sanaag University
The Sanaag University also offers tertiary courses and degrees.And Gollis university has a branch.And also many colleges.
Sanaag University of Science and Technology (USTec) is a public university in Ceerigaabo, the capital of the northern Sanaag region of Somaliland.

Dhulbahante

BaharsameDulbahante
Other groups inhabiting Erigavo include segments of the Warsangeli and Dhulbahante subdivisions of the Harti Darod.
In the Sanaag region the clan is only present in the Erigavo district along with the Habr Yonis clan, whilst well represented in the regional capital of Erigavo.

Warsangali

Warsangeli
Other groups inhabiting Erigavo include segments of the Warsangeli and Dhulbahante subdivisions of the Harti Darod.
The Cal Madow chain of mountains, which is partially inside the clan's territory, extends to the cities of Bosaso (the capital of the Bari region) and Ceerigaabo (the capital of the Sanaag region) in an east-west direction.

Dir (clan)

DirDir clanBajimaal
The surrounding area and the city was reported to be built by the Madigan Dir.

Somalis

SomaliSomali peopleSomali clan
The general area is noted for its numerous historical tombs, where various Somali clan patriarchs are buried.

Garhajis

Habar YoonisHabr YunisEidagale
It's also where Musse Ismaeel sub-clan of Habar Yoonis is buried.

Juniper

JuniperusjunipersJuniper trees
10 km (6 m) to the north of the town are the remains of a juniper forest, running along the edge of the escarpment overlooking the Gulf of Aden.

Escarpment

scarpscarpsescarpments
10 km (6 m) to the north of the town are the remains of a juniper forest, running along the edge of the escarpment overlooking the Gulf of Aden.

Gulf of Aden

AdenGhoubet
10 km (6 m) to the north of the town are the remains of a juniper forest, running along the edge of the escarpment overlooking the Gulf of Aden.

Mount Shimbiris

ShimbirisShimber Berris
2 km (1.2 mi) to the west, it rises to the highest point in Somaliland, Shimbiris.

Black-backed jackal

jackalBlack-backedC. mesomelas
Wildlife endemic to the area include the black-backed jackal, Dorcas gazelle, hamadryas baboon, Suidae, common dwarf mongoose, Abdim's stork, long-crested eagle and hartebeest.

Dorcas gazelle

Gazella dorcasdorcasG. dorcas
Wildlife endemic to the area include the black-backed jackal, Dorcas gazelle, hamadryas baboon, Suidae, common dwarf mongoose, Abdim's stork, long-crested eagle and hartebeest.

Hamadryas baboon

baboonHamadryashamadryas baboons
Wildlife endemic to the area include the black-backed jackal, Dorcas gazelle, hamadryas baboon, Suidae, common dwarf mongoose, Abdim's stork, long-crested eagle and hartebeest.

Suidae

suidsowsuids
Wildlife endemic to the area include the black-backed jackal, Dorcas gazelle, hamadryas baboon, Suidae, common dwarf mongoose, Abdim's stork, long-crested eagle and hartebeest.

Common dwarf mongoose

dwarf mongooseCommon dwarf mongoose (''Helogale parvula'')dwarf
Wildlife endemic to the area include the black-backed jackal, Dorcas gazelle, hamadryas baboon, Suidae, common dwarf mongoose, Abdim's stork, long-crested eagle and hartebeest.

Abdim's stork

Ciconia abdimii
Wildlife endemic to the area include the black-backed jackal, Dorcas gazelle, hamadryas baboon, Suidae, common dwarf mongoose, Abdim's stork, long-crested eagle and hartebeest.

Long-crested eagle

LophaetusLophaetus occipitalis
Wildlife endemic to the area include the black-backed jackal, Dorcas gazelle, hamadryas baboon, Suidae, common dwarf mongoose, Abdim's stork, long-crested eagle and hartebeest.

Hartebeest

Alcelaphus buselaphuskongoniwestern hartebeest
Wildlife endemic to the area include the black-backed jackal, Dorcas gazelle, hamadryas baboon, Suidae, common dwarf mongoose, Abdim's stork, long-crested eagle and hartebeest.

Köppen climate classification

ClimateKöppenKöppen-Geiger climate classification system
Under the Köppen climate classification, Erigavo features a mild version of the semi-arid climate.