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
and largest city
5°32′06″N 46°23′10″E
Official languages
GovernmentPresidential democracy
Ahmed Abdi Kaire
Cali Ciid
 Speaker of Parliament
Dr Mohamed Nur Gacal
Federal Member State 
within Somalia
14 August 2006[1]
168,370[2] km2 (65,010 sq mi) (115,390 sqKM2)
2.32million (2019)
GDP (PPP)estimate
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

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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