Las Khorey

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Las Khorey (Laasqoray, لاسقُرَى ) is an ancient coastal city in the northern Sanaag region of Somalia.wikipedia
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Somalia

SomaliFederal Republic of SomaliaSOM
Las Khorey (Laasqoray, لاسقُرَى ) is an ancient coastal city in the northern Sanaag region of Somalia.
Additionally, between the towns of Las Khorey and El Ayo in northern Somalia lies Karinhegane, the site of numerous cave paintings of real and mythical animals.

Mohamoud Ali Shire

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Beginning in the early Middle Ages, Las Khorey served as the capital of the Warsangali Sultanate (Maakhir Coast Sultanate)'s ruling dynasty, including the influential Sultan Mohamoud Ali Shire.
He was centered at Las-Khorey.

El Ayo

CeelaayoElaayo
Between the town and El Ayo lies Karinhegane, the site of numerous cave paintings of real and mythical animals. Northern Somalia in general is home to numerous such archaeological sites, with similar edifices found at Haylan, Qa’ableh, Qombo'ul and El Ayo.
Between El Ayo and Las Khorey lies Karinhegane, the site of numerous cave paintings of real and mythical animals.

Maakhir

independenceMaakhir State of Somalia
In July 2007, Las Khorey became part of the briefly-extant Maakhir autonomous region of Somalia.
Maakhir's other stated aim was to provide much-needed public services by opening up a treasury office in Badhan, to ensure governance structures for the safety and maintenance of Laasqoray Port, and the protection of private local enterprises whose operational management and ownership fall under the guidance of the private sector of Maakhir state.

Sanaag

Maakhir CoastSanaag RegionDaratoleh
Las Khorey (Laasqoray, لاسقُرَى ) is an ancient coastal city in the northern Sanaag region of Somalia.

Las Khorey District

Laasqoray DistrictLas Khoray District
Situated in the Las Khorey District, it is notable as the historic capital of the Warsangali Sultanate.
Its capital lies at Las Qorey.

Warsangali Sultanate

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Beginning in the early Middle Ages, Las Khorey served as the capital of the Warsangali Sultanate (Maakhir Coast Sultanate)'s ruling dynasty, including the influential Sultan Mohamoud Ali Shire. Situated in the Las Khorey District, it is notable as the historic capital of the Warsangali Sultanate.

Puntland

Puntland State of SomaliaGeography of PuntlandClimate of Puntland
The polity was later officially incorporated into Puntland state in January 2009.
In 2012, a team of engineers was also enlisted by the Puntland authorities to assess the ongoing renovations taking place at the Las Khorey port.

Faisal Hawar

The initiative was later taken up by Faisal Hawar, CEO of the Maakhir Resource Company.
His family hails from the Las Khorey area in the northern Sanaag region of Somalia, a stronghold of the Warsangali sub-clan of the Harti Darod.

Port of Las Khorey

Las Khorey
Las Khorey has a jetty-class seaport, the Port of Las Khorey.
The Port of Las Khorey, also known as the Las Khorey Port, is the official seaport of Las Khorey, situated in Puntland,

Farah Awl

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*Farah Mohamed Jama Awl, author
Awl was born in 1937 in the town of Las Khorey in northern Somalia.

Laas Geel

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Karinhegane's rock art is in the same distinctive Ethiopian-Arabian style as the Laas Gaal cave paintings.

Sultan

SultanateSultansSulṭān
Beginning in the early Middle Ages, Las Khorey served as the capital of the Warsangali Sultanate (Maakhir Coast Sultanate)'s ruling dynasty, including the influential Sultan Mohamoud Ali Shire.

Fortification

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He also maintained a fortress, which, though now mostly in ruins, still remains an important historical structure.

Archaeological site

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Northern Somalia in general is home to numerous such archaeological sites, with similar edifices found at Haylan, Qa’ableh, Qombo'ul and El Ayo.

Haylan

Northern Somalia in general is home to numerous such archaeological sites, with similar edifices found at Haylan, Qa’ableh, Qombo'ul and El Ayo.

Qa’ableh

Qa'ableh
Northern Somalia in general is home to numerous such archaeological sites, with similar edifices found at Haylan, Qa’ableh, Qombo'ul and El Ayo.

Qombo'ul

Northern Somalia in general is home to numerous such archaeological sites, with similar edifices found at Haylan, Qa’ableh, Qombo'ul and El Ayo.

Fish factory

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Las Khorey is a city that is booming and experiencing a period of rapid growth as new small factories are being created and opened, including a fish factory.

Private sector

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As with other cities and districts in the Sanaag region, Las Khorey's commercial and labor sectors were historically neglected by several of Somalia's various federal administrations, with the town's population count consequently plummeting.

Labour economics

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As with other cities and districts in the Sanaag region, Las Khorey's commercial and labor sectors were historically neglected by several of Somalia's various federal administrations, with the town's population count consequently plummeting.

Warsangali

Warsangeli
Another reason for the growth in population is that after the civil war broke out, Somalis from the Warsangali sub-clan of the Darod began migrating back to their traditional strongholds in northern Somalia, including Las Khorey.

Darod

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Another reason for the growth in population is that after the civil war broke out, Somalis from the Warsangali sub-clan of the Darod began migrating back to their traditional strongholds in northern Somalia, including Las Khorey.

Cal Madow

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The city is also surrounded by a mountain range referred to locally as Cal Madow, which reportedly has valuable but as yet unexploited mineral deposits.

Mineral

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The city is also surrounded by a mountain range referred to locally as Cal Madow, which reportedly has valuable but as yet unexploited mineral deposits.