Galkayo

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Galkayo (Gaalkacyo, جالكعيو, also known in Italian as Gallacaio or formerly Rocca Littorio ) is the capital of the north-central Mudug region of Somalia.wikipedia
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Mudug

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Galkayo (Gaalkacyo, جالكعيو, also known in Italian as Gallacaio or formerly Rocca Littorio ) is the capital of the north-central Mudug region of Somalia.
The provincial capital is Galkayo.

Galmudug

Galmudug State
The city of Galkayo is divided into two administrative areas separated by a distinct boundary, with 3 of the 4 districts governed by the Puntland State and one southern district governed by Galmudug state. Air transportation in Galacyo is served by the Abdullahi Yusuf Airport, operated by Puntland and Oshaco International Airport operated by Galmudug.
Mohamed Warsame Ali 'Kiimiko' was elected as the new administration's President, and Galkayo was declared the new polity's capital.

Somalia

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Galkayo (Gaalkacyo, جالكعيو, also known in Italian as Gallacaio or formerly Rocca Littorio ) is the capital of the north-central Mudug region of Somalia.
A 750 km highway connects major cities in the northern part of the country, such as Bosaso, Galkayo and Garowe, with towns in the south.

Garoowe

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The largest cities in the country most proximate to Galkayo are Hobyo (217 km), Garowe (219 km) and Qardho (358 km).
The largest cities in the country most proximate to Garowe are Qardho (205 km), Galkayo (216 km) and Erigavo (275 km).

Puntland

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The city of Galkayo is divided into two administrative areas separated by a distinct boundary, with 3 of the 4 districts governed by the Puntland State and one southern district governed by Galmudug state. 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. Air transportation in Galacyo is served by the Abdullahi Yusuf Airport, operated by Puntland and Oshaco International Airport operated by Galmudug.
Tertiary education comprises an average of four years, with the region currently counting seven major universities: Puntland State University in Garowe, Puntland State University in Galkayo, Bosaso College in Bosaso, East Somalia University in Qardho, Mogadishu University (Puntland branch) in Bosaso, Maakhir University in Badhan, Sanaag, and Nugaal University in Las Anod.

Somali Armed Forces

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The city also offers numerous social services such as hospitals, petrol stops and police stations, with the former Somali Army barracks kept in good condition and renovated.
The Ethiopian Air Force responded with punitive strikes across its southwestern frontier against Feerfeer, northeast of Beledweyne, and Galkayo.

Beyra

Nearby settlements include to the east Godad (7.1 nm), to the northeast Bali Busle (16.2 nm), to the north Halobooqad (4.4 nm), to the northwest Beyra (12.8 nm), to the west Xera Jaale-bayra (23.8 nm), to the southwest Saaxo (30 nm), to the south Laascadale (10.2 nm), and to the southeast Arfuda (13.0 nm).
It is situated between Galdogob and Galkayo, in the autonomous Puntland region.

Lailkase

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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.
Primarily in the city of Galdogob and Galkacyo Others can also be found in the HamarWeyne district of Benadir, Bari, Nugal, Gedo, and Lower Juba regions.

Qardho

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The largest cities in the country most proximate to Galkayo are Hobyo (217 km), Garowe (219 km) and Qardho (358 km).
The project is part of a larger regional development plan that will also see a similar marketplace inaugurated in Galkayo, in the model of the already launched Garowe fish market.

Darod

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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.
Major Darood Settlements within Somalia include Galkacyo, Kismaayo, Bosaso, Las Anod, Buuhoodle and Garowe.

Galkayo District

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Following independence, Galkayo was made the center of the Galkayo District.
Its capital lies at Galkayo.

Abdullahi Issa

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Galkayo is home to Abdullahi Issa Stadium, a sporting facility which is named in memory of Abdullahi Issa, the first Prime Minister of Somalia.
Issa was born in 1921 in the southern town of Galkacyo.

Majeerteen

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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.
The Majeerteen are more commonly found in the cities of Bosaso, Garowe and Galkacyo which are all regional capitals of Bari, Somalia, Nugal, Somalia and Mudug respectively.

Abdullahi Yusuf Airport

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Air transportation in Galacyo is served by the Abdullahi Yusuf Airport, operated by Puntland and Oshaco International Airport operated by Galmudug.
Abdullahi Yusuf Airport, formerly known as the Galkayo Airport, is an airport located in Galkayo, the capital of the north-central Mudug region of Somalia.

Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed

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Abdullahi Yusuf was born on 15 December 1934 in Galkayo, situated in the north-central Mudug region of Somalia.

Radio Gaalkacyo

Radio Gaalkacyo, formerly known as Radio Free Somalia, also broadcasts from the city.
Radio Gaalkacyo is a radio station based in Galkayo, Somalia.

East Africa University

East Africa University (EAU) also has a Galkayo branch, one of its seven campuses in Puntland.
Founded in the commercial capital of Puntland Bosaso, it has additional branches in Buhodle, Erigavo, Galdogob, Galkayo, Garowe and Qardho.

Oshaco International Airport

Air transportation in Galacyo is served by the Abdullahi Yusuf Airport, operated by Puntland and Oshaco International Airport operated by Galmudug.
Oshaco International Airport or Garoonka Diyaaradaha ee Oshaco is an airport located in Galkayo, Somalia.

Abdi Hasan Awale Qeybdiid

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Abdi Hasan Awale or Abdi Qeybdiid (Cabdi Xasan Cawaale (Qeybdiid), عبدي حسن عوالي قيبديد) (Hawiye) was born in 1948 in Galkacyo, Somalia.

Waris Dirie

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Dirie was born as one of twelve children into a nomadic family in 1965 in the area of Galkayo, Somalia.

Ahmed Duale Gelle

Gelle was born in 1949 in the city of Galkayo, situated in the Mudug, region of Somalia.

Abdirizak Haji Hussein

Hussein was born in 1924 in Galkayo, the capital of the north-central Mudug region of Somalia.

Asha Gelle Dirie

Dirie was born in 1966 in Galkayo, the capital of the north-central Mudug region of Somalia.

Ali Haji Warsame

Warsame completed his primary education in the Mudug province capital of Galkayo.