Sheikh, Somaliland

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Sheikh (Sheekh, شَيخ), also known as Shiikh, is a town in the northwestern Sahil province of Somaliland.wikipedia
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Habr Awal

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The city is inhabited by people from the Derayahan and the Reer Sahal subdivisions of the Issa Musse sub-clan of Isaaq.
The major cities and towns of Hargeisa, Berbera, Gabiley, Sheikh, Wajaale, Arabsiyo, Bulhar, Kalabaydh, Daarbuduq and Hart Sheik are all predominantly inhabited by the Habar Awal sub-clan of the Isaaq.

Somaliland

RegionRepublic of SomalilandDistrict
Sheikh (Sheekh, شَيخ), also known as Shiikh, is a town in the northwestern Sahil province of Somaliland.
The historic town of Sheekh is located near Berbera and is home to old British colonial buildings that have remained untouched for over forty years.

Sheikh District

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The broader Sheikh District has a total population of 133,625 residents.
Its capital lies at Sheikh.

Sahil, Somaliland

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Sheikh (Sheekh, شَيخ), also known as Shiikh, is a town in the northwestern Sahil province of Somaliland.

Burao

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It is situated 70 km north of Burao.

Isaaq

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The city is inhabited by people from the Derayahan and the Reer Sahal subdivisions of the Issa Musse sub-clan of Isaaq.

Deccan Plateau

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Ancient temples found in the town are reportedly similar to those in the Deccan Plateau in South Asia.

South Asia

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Ancient temples found in the town are reportedly similar to those in the Deccan Plateau in South Asia.

SOS Sheikh Secondary School

The SOS Sheikh Secondary School is situated near the town of Sheikh in a remote part of the country Somaliland, and a three-hour drive from the country's capital, Hargeisa.

Somali architecture

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In addition, old temples situated in the northwestern town of Sheekh are reportedly similar to those in the Deccan Plateau in the Indian subcontinent.

Cushitic peoples

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Puntland and the Somaliland regions of Somalia is home to numerous such archaeological sites and megalithic structures, with similar rock art found at Haadh, Gudmo Biyo Cas, Dhambalin, Dhagah Maroodi and numerous other sites, while ancient edifices are, among others, found at Aw Barre, Aw Bube, Amud, Abasa, Sheikh, Aynabo, Aw-Barkhadle, Heis, Maydh, Haylan, Qa’ableh, Qombo'ul and El Ayo.

Ali Khalif Galaydh

Ali Khalif Galaid
He attended Sheikh Intermediate School and Sheikh Secondary School in Sheikh, situated in the northwestern Togdheer province of present-day Somaliland.

Isaaq genocide

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When news of the outbreak of fighting in Burao reached Sheikh, government-armed Ogadeni refugees in the area as well as the army units stationed there started to kill civilians and loot their homes.

Mohamed Isse Lacle

Eng Mohamed Isse Lacle
He attended Las Anod Intermediate School and Sheikh Secondary School in Sheikh, situated in the northwestern Togdheer province of present-day Somaliland.

Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud

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Between 1946 and 1957, Mohamoud studied at schools in Sheekh and Amud, where he completed his secondary levels.

Laas Geel

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Somaliland in general, is home to numerous such archaeological sites and megalithic structures, with similar rock art found at Haadh, Gudmo Biyo Cas, Dhambalin, Dhagah Maroodi and numerous other sites, while ancient edifices are, among others, found at Sheikh, Aynabo, Aw-Barkhadle, Ancient Amud, Heis, Maydh, Haylan, Qa’ableh, Qombo'ul and El Ayo.

Muse Bihi Abdi

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After the rebirth and declaration of Independence of Somaliland in 1991, Col. Muse Bihi Abdi played a vital role in the reconciliation process of the Somaliland clans in Burao, Berbera, Sheekh and Borama.

Royal Corps of Somali Colonial Troops

Italian colonial soldiers
The main British force near Galad (Galadi) under General William Manning retreated north along the line Bohotleh–Burao–Sheekh.

Dick and Enid Eyeington

In September 2002, Dick and Enid moved to Somaliland to take on the SOS Sheikh Secondary School, which is situated near Sheikh in a remote part of the central Somaliland, and a three hours’ drive from the region's capital, Hargeisa.