Gurgura

Gurgure
The Gurgura, Gorgorah or Gurgure (Gurgura, غرغرة) people are a Somali clan that is part of the large Dir clan.wikipedia
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Dire Dawa

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They inhabit in Dire Dawa Sitti zone of Somali region Harari region and large portions of the Oromia Region (Zone 4) of Ethiopia, also the Afar Region of that country. The city of Dire Dawa was originally called Dir Dhabe and used to be part of Adal Sultanate during the medieval times and was exclusively settled by Dir clan which is a major Somali tribe and after the weakening of Adal Sultanate, the Oromos took advantage and were able to penetrate through the city and settle into these areas and also assimilate some of the local Gurgura clan. Oromo political organizations sought to coerce the Gurgura, (who's identity was very contentious for the city of Dire Dawa) who largely speak the Oromo language (Oromiffa), to identify themselves as Oromo, though they belong to the Dir clan family of the Somalis.
It is divided administratively into two woredas, the city proper and the non-urban woreda of Gurgura.

Issa (clan)

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They also have lineal ties with the Issa, Isaaq, Gadabursi, Biimaal, Bajimal, Quranyow-Garre, Surre, Madigan, and other Dir subclans.
After the defeat of the Western Somali Liberation Front, the Issa Division remained under the name Issa and Gurgura Liberation Front.

Bimaal

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They also have lineal ties with the Issa, Isaaq, Gadabursi, Biimaal, Bajimal, Quranyow-Garre, Surre, Madigan, and other Dir subclans.
As Dir sub-clan, the Bīmāli have immediate lineal ties with the Gadabuursi, Surre (Abdalle and Qubeys), the Issa, the Bajimal, the Bursuk, the Madigan, the Gurgura, the Garre (the Quranyow sub-clan to be precise as they claim descent from Dir), Gurre, Gariire, other Dir sub-clans and they have lineal ties with the Hawiye (Irir), Hawadle, Ajuraan, Degoodi, Gaalje'el clan groups, who share the same ancestor Samaale.

Gadabuursi

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They also have lineal ties with the Issa, Isaaq, Gadabursi, Biimaal, Bajimal, Quranyow-Garre, Surre, Madigan, and other Dir subclans.
As a Dir sub-clan, the Gadabuursi have immediate lineal ties with the Issa, the Surre (Abdalle and Qubeys), the Biimaal (who the Gaadsen also belong to), the Bajimal, the Bursuk, the Madigan Dir, the Gurgura, the Garre (the Quranyow sub-clan to be precise as they claim descent from Dir), Gurre, Gariire, other Dir sub-clans and they have lineal ties with the Hawiye (Irir), Hawadle, Ajuraan, Degoodi, Gaalje'el clan groups, who share the same ancestor Samaale.

Aw Bube

Both the celebrated patron Saints Aw Barre and Aw Bube hail from the Nabidoor Gurgura Dir clan.
. Both the celebrated patron Saints Aw Barre and Aw Bube hail from the Nabidoor Gurgura Dir clan.

Surre (clan)

Surre
They also have lineal ties with the Issa, Isaaq, Gadabursi, Biimaal, Bajimal, Quranyow-Garre, Surre, Madigan, and other Dir subclans.

Aw Barre

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Both the celebrated patron Saints Aw Barre and Aw Bube hail from the Nabidoor Gurgura Dir clan.
Both the celebrated patron Saints Aw Barre and Aw Bube hail from the Nabidoor Gurgura Dir clan.

Dir (clan)

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Both the celebrated patron Saints Aw Barre and Aw Bube hail from the Nabidoor Gurgura Dir clan. The Gurgura, Gorgorah or Gurgure (Gurgura, غرغرة) people are a Somali clan that is part of the large Dir clan. The city of Dire Dawa was originally called Dir Dhabe and used to be part of Adal Sultanate during the medieval times and was exclusively settled by Dir clan which is a major Somali tribe and after the weakening of Adal Sultanate, the Oromos took advantage and were able to penetrate through the city and settle into these areas and also assimilate some of the local Gurgura clan. Oromo political organizations sought to coerce the Gurgura, (who's identity was very contentious for the city of Dire Dawa) who largely speak the Oromo language (Oromiffa), to identify themselves as Oromo, though they belong to the Dir clan family of the Somalis.
The Dir-Madaxweyne Akisho, along with the Gurgura, Issa and Gadabuursi subclans of the Dir represent the most native and indigenous Somali tribes in Harar.

Somalis

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The Gurgura, Gorgorah or Gurgure (Gurgura, غرغرة) people are a Somali clan that is part of the large Dir clan.

Somali Region

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They inhabit in Dire Dawa Sitti zone of Somali region Harari region and large portions of the Oromia Region (Zone 4) of Ethiopia, also the Afar Region of that country.

Oromia Region

OromiaOromiyaOromiya Region
They inhabit in Dire Dawa Sitti zone of Somali region Harari region and large portions of the Oromia Region (Zone 4) of Ethiopia, also the Afar Region of that country.

Afar Region

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They inhabit in Dire Dawa Sitti zone of Somali region Harari region and large portions of the Oromia Region (Zone 4) of Ethiopia, also the Afar Region of that country.

Garre

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They also have lineal ties with the Issa, Isaaq, Gadabursi, Biimaal, Bajimal, Quranyow-Garre, Surre, Madigan, and other Dir subclans.

Adal Sultanate

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The city of Dire Dawa was originally called Dir Dhabe and used to be part of Adal Sultanate during the medieval times and was exclusively settled by Dir clan which is a major Somali tribe and after the weakening of Adal Sultanate, the Oromos took advantage and were able to penetrate through the city and settle into these areas and also assimilate some of the local Gurgura clan.

Oromo people

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The city of Dire Dawa was originally called Dir Dhabe and used to be part of Adal Sultanate during the medieval times and was exclusively settled by Dir clan which is a major Somali tribe and after the weakening of Adal Sultanate, the Oromos took advantage and were able to penetrate through the city and settle into these areas and also assimilate some of the local Gurgura clan. Oromo political organizations sought to coerce the Gurgura, (who's identity was very contentious for the city of Dire Dawa) who largely speak the Oromo language (Oromiffa), to identify themselves as Oromo, though they belong to the Dir clan family of the Somalis.

Oromo language

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Oromo political organizations sought to coerce the Gurgura, (who's identity was very contentious for the city of Dire Dawa) who largely speak the Oromo language (Oromiffa), to identify themselves as Oromo, though they belong to the Dir clan family of the Somalis.

Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi

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This is false since the Gurgura are mentioned in the Futuh Al Habasha : Conquest of Abyssinia as source dating back as far as the 16th century, by author: Shihabudin Ahmad bin Abd al-Qadir 'Arab Faqih or 'Arab Faqih. It is recorded that the Gurgura were Somalis who fought alongside Ahmed Gran or Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi with knights, spear-men and foot-soldiers and their leader Garād 'Abd.

Somalia

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Djibouti

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Ethiopia

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