Galmudug

Galmudug (Arabic: جلمدج; Italian: Galmudugh), officially Galmudug State of Somalia (Somali: Dowlad Goboleedka Galmudug ee Soomaaliya), is a Federal Member State in central Somalia, with its capital at Dhusamareb. It is bordered to the north by the Puntland state of Somalia, to the west by the Somali Region in Ethiopia, to the east by Indian Ocean and to the south by the Hirshabelle state of Somalia.

Galmudug State of Somalia
  • Dowlad Goboleedka Galmudug ee Soomaaliya  (Somali)
  • ولاية جلمدج الصومال  (Arabic)
  • Wilayat Gālmuḍug aṣ-Ṣūmāl
Anthem: Qolobaa Calankeed
Capital
and largest city
Dusmareb
5°32′06″N 46°23′10″E
Official languages
Demonym(s)Somali
GovernmentPresidential democracy
 President
Ahmed Abdi Kaire
Cali Ciid
 Speaker of Parliament
Dr Mohamed Nur Gacal
Federal Member State 
within Somalia
 Established
14 August 2006[1]
Area
 Total
168,370[2] km2 (65,010 sq mi) (115,390 sqKM2)
Population
 Estimate
2.32million (2019)
GDP (PPP)estimate
 Total
250 (4444)
 Per capita
115 (6th)
CurrencySomali shilling (SOS)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
 Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (not observed)
Driving sideright
Calling code+252 (Somalia)
ISO 3166 codeSO
Internet TLD.so

Consisting of the Galgaduud region and Mudug region, Galmudug's name is derived from a conflation of the names of the two regions.[3][4][5][6][7] Galmudug is a federal state within the larger Federal Republic of Somalia, as defined by the provisional constitution of Somalia.[4]


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