Shebelle Valley

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The Shebelle Valley (Dooxada Shabeelle), also spelled Shabeelle Valley, is a valley in the Horn of Africa.wikipedia
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Jubba Valley

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Along with the Jubba Valley and nearby lakes Chamo and Abaya, the valley is considered an Endemic Bird Area by Birdlife International.
Along with the Shebelle Valley, and nearby lakes Chamo and Abaya, the Jubba Valley is considered an Endemic Bird Area by Birdlife International.

Valley

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The Shebelle Valley (Dooxada Shabeelle), also spelled Shabeelle Valley, is a valley in the Horn of Africa.

Horn of Africa

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The Shebelle Valley (Dooxada Shabeelle), also spelled Shabeelle Valley, is a valley in the Horn of Africa.

Shebelle River

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It follows the line of the Shebelle River north from the Indian Ocean through Somalia and into Ethiopia.

Indian Ocean

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It follows the line of the Shebelle River north from the Indian Ocean through Somalia and into Ethiopia.

Somalia

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It follows the line of the Shebelle River north from the Indian Ocean through Somalia and into Ethiopia.

Ethiopia

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It follows the line of the Shebelle River north from the Indian Ocean through Somalia and into Ethiopia.

Lake Chamo

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Along with the Jubba Valley and nearby lakes Chamo and Abaya, the valley is considered an Endemic Bird Area by Birdlife International.

Lake Abaya

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Along with the Jubba Valley and nearby lakes Chamo and Abaya, the valley is considered an Endemic Bird Area by Birdlife International.

Endemic Bird Area

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Along with the Jubba Valley and nearby lakes Chamo and Abaya, the valley is considered an Endemic Bird Area by Birdlife International.

BirdLife International

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Along with the Jubba Valley and nearby lakes Chamo and Abaya, the valley is considered an Endemic Bird Area by Birdlife International.

Italian Somalis

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The area was at the time under the joint control of the Somali Geledi Sultanate (who, also holding sway over the Shebelle region in the interior, was at the height of its power) and the Omani Sultan of Zanzibar.

Arab League

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Nevertheless, it also contains several highly fertile lands like the Nile Valley, the Jubba Valley and Shebelle Valley in the Horn of Africa, the Atlas Mountains in the Maghreb, and the Fertile Crescent that stretches over Mesopotamia and the Levant.

Beledweyne

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The town is situated in the Shebelle Valley near the Ethiopia border, some 210 miles (345 km) north of Mogadishu.

Ajuran Sultanate

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With the centralized supervision of the Ajuran, farms in Afgooye, Kismayo and other areas in the Jubba and Shabelle valleys increased their productivity.

Economic history of Somalia

The Shebelle Valley was chosen as the site of these plantations because for most of the year the Shebelle River had sufficient water for irrigation.

Ogaden

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The Ogaden is a plateau, with an elevation above sea level that ranges from 1,500 metres in the northwest, falling to about 300 metres along the southern limits and the Wabi Shebelle valley.

Mogadishu

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They dominated the southern ivory trade, and also held sway over the Jubba and Shebelle valleys in the hinterland.

History of Mogadishu

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However, power on the ground remained in the hands of the powerful Somali kingdom called Geledi Sultanate (which, also holding sway over the Jubba River and Shebelle region in Somalia's interior, was at its zenith).

History of Zanzibar

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However, power on the ground remained in the hands of the powerful Somali kingdom called Geledi Sultanate (which, also holding sway over the Jubba River and Shebelle region in Somalia's interior, was at its zenith).

Islam in Somalia

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Because of his reputation for sanctity, his tomb at Mogadishu became a pilgrimage center for the Shebelle valley and his writings continued to be circulated by his followers as late as the early 1990s.