Jubba River

JubbaJuba RiverJubaGiuba RiverRiver JubbaGenale Doria RiverGiubaJuba ValleyJubba ValleyThe Juba River
The Jubba River (Wabiga Jubbada, Giuba) is a river in southern Somalia.wikipedia
147 Related Articles

Ajuran Sultanate

Ajuran EmpireAjuranAjuran period
During the Middle Ages Jubba river was under the Ajuran Empire of the Horn of Africa which utilized the Jubba River for its plantations and was the only hydraulic empire in Africa.
As an hydraulic empire, the Ajuran monopolized the water resources of the Shebelle and Jubba rivers.

Shebelle River

ShebelleShabelleShabelle River
A hydraulic empire that rose in the 13th century AD, Ajuran monopolized the water resources of the Jubba River and Shebelle.
During most years, the river dries up near the mouth of the Jubba River, while in seasons of heavy rainfall, the river actually reaches the Jubba and thus the Somali Sea.

Ganale Doria River

Ganale Dorya RiverGanale DoryaGenale
It begins at the border with Ethiopia, where the Dawa and Ganale Dorya rivers meet, and flows directly south to the Somali Sea, where it empties at the Goobweyn juncture.
Rising in the mountains east of Aleta Wendo, the Ganale flows south and east to join with the Dawa at the border with Somalia to become the Jubba.

Somalia

SomaliFederal Republic of SomaliaSOM
The Jubba River (Wabiga Jubbada, Giuba) is a river in southern Somalia.
Somalia has only two permanent rivers, the Jubba and Shabele, both of which begin in the Ethiopian Highlands.

Dawa River

Dawa
It begins at the border with Ethiopia, where the Dawa and Ganale Dorya rivers meet, and flows directly south to the Somali Sea, where it empties at the Goobweyn juncture.
Rising in the mountains east of Aleta Wendo, the Dawa flows south and east to join with the Ganale Dorya at the border with Somalia to become the Jubba.

Horn of Africa

HornSomali peninsulanortheastern Africa
During the Middle Ages Jubba river was under the Ajuran Empire of the Horn of Africa which utilized the Jubba River for its plantations and was the only hydraulic empire in Africa.
Somalia has only two permanent rivers, the Jubba and the Shabele, both of which begin in the Ethiopian Highlands.

Hydraulic empire

hydraulic despotismhydraulic civilizationcontrols the planet through a monopoly on the production of clean water
During the Middle Ages Jubba river was under the Ajuran Empire of the Horn of Africa which utilized the Jubba River for its plantations and was the only hydraulic empire in Africa.
A hydraulic empire that rose in the 13th century AD, Ajuran monopolized the water resources of the Jubba and Shebelle Rivers.

Hydraulic engineering

hydraulic engineerwater engineeringHydrotechnics
Through hydraulic engineering, it also constructed many of the limestone wells and cisterns of the state that are still operative and in use today.
As a hydraulic empire, the Ajuran State monopolized the water resources of the Jubba and Shebelle Rivers.

Mogadishu

Mogadishu, SomaliaMogadiscioMuqdisho
The urban centers of Mogadishu, Merca, Barawa, Kismayo and Hobyo and other respective ports became profitable trade outlets for commodities originating from the interior of the State.
The main area of inhabitation of Bantu ethnic minorities in Somalia has historically been in village enclaves in the south, particularly between the Jubba and Shebelle river valleys as well as the Bakool and Bay regions.

Jubaland

JubaJubbalandJubba
The Jubba River gives its name to the Somali administrative regions of Middle Juba and Lower Juba, as well as to the larger historical region of Jubaland.
Its eastern border lies 40–60 km east of the Jubba River, stretching from Gedo to the Indian Ocean, while its western side flanks the North Eastern Province in Kenya, which was carved out of Jubaland during the colonial period.

Luuq

LuqLugh GananeLugh
Major cities which the Jubba River passes by include Doollow, Luuq, Buurdhuubo, Beledhawo, Baardheere, Saakow, Buale, Kamasuma, and Goobweyn near Kismaayo.
The town is located in a bend of the Juba River, where the watercourse flows down from north to south in a horseshoe shape.

Burdhubo

Buurdhuubo
Major cities which the Jubba River passes by include Doollow, Luuq, Buurdhuubo, Beledhawo, Baardheere, Saakow, Buale, Kamasuma, and Goobweyn near Kismaayo.
Burdhubo sits on the Jubba River in the Jubba Valley, between the cities of Bardera and Luuq.

Kismayo

KismayuKismaayoKisimayo
The urban centers of Mogadishu, Merca, Barawa, Kismayo and Hobyo and other respective ports became profitable trade outlets for commodities originating from the interior of the State. Major cities which the Jubba River passes by include Doollow, Luuq, Buurdhuubo, Beledhawo, Baardheere, Saakow, Buale, Kamasuma, and Goobweyn near Kismaayo.
The city is situated 528 km southwest of Mogadishu, near the mouth of the Jubba River, where the waters empty into the Somali Sea.

Dolow

DoolowDoollow
Major cities which the Jubba River passes by include Doollow, Luuq, Buurdhuubo, Beledhawo, Baardheere, Saakow, Buale, Kamasuma, and Goobweyn near Kismaayo.
The city sits on the Jubba River near the Somali Region in Ethiopia, just 50 km north of Luuq.

Lower Juba

Jubbada HooseLower JubbaJubba
The Jubba River gives its name to the Somali administrative regions of Middle Juba and Lower Juba, as well as to the larger historical region of Jubaland.
The province is named after the Jubba River that passes through it and empties into the Somali Sea at Goobweyn.

Karl Klaus von der Decken

Carl von der DeckenVon der Decken
Over two centuries passed until Baron Karl Klaus von der Decken ascended the lower reaches of the river on the small steamship Welf in 1863.
In 1865, he visited Somalia and became one of the first Europeans to explore the lower reaches of the Jubba River, on board the small steamship Welf.

Bu'ale

Bu'aaleBuale
Major cities which the Jubba River passes by include Doollow, Luuq, Buurdhuubo, Beledhawo, Baardheere, Saakow, Buale, Kamasuma, and Goobweyn near Kismaayo.
It is the capital of the Jubaland State Bu'aale District and the capital of the Jubaland State region as well, situated in the southern Jubba River valley, the city is known for its farming land on the banks of the river Juba.

Middle Juba

Jubbada DhexeMiddle JubbaJubbada Dhexe Region, Somalia
The Jubba River gives its name to the Somali administrative regions of Middle Juba and Lower Juba, as well as to the larger historical region of Jubaland.
The region is named after the Jubba River that runs through it.

Giacomo Doria

DoriaDoria GG. Doria
During his exploration Vittorio Bottego changed the name of the main affluent of Jubba -the Ganale river- in Ganale Doria after the famous Italian naturalist Giacomo Doria.
In 1891, the Italian explorer Vittorio Bottego named after Doria, the main tributary of the Jubba River, that′s now called Ganale Doria River.

River

riverineriparianleft bank
The Jubba River (Wabiga Jubbada, Giuba) is a river in southern Somalia.

Ethiopia

EthiopianAbyssiniaFederal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
It begins at the border with Ethiopia, where the Dawa and Ganale Dorya rivers meet, and flows directly south to the Somali Sea, where it empties at the Goobweyn juncture.

Somali Sea

It begins at the border with Ethiopia, where the Dawa and Ganale Dorya rivers meet, and flows directly south to the Somali Sea, where it empties at the Goobweyn juncture.

Limestone

limestonescalcareouslime
Through hydraulic engineering, it also constructed many of the limestone wells and cisterns of the state that are still operative and in use today.

Well

wellswater wellwater wells
Through hydraulic engineering, it also constructed many of the limestone wells and cisterns of the state that are still operative and in use today.

Cistern

cisternsAljibewater cisterns
Through hydraulic engineering, it also constructed many of the limestone wells and cisterns of the state that are still operative and in use today.