Lower Juba

Lower Juba (Somali: Jubbada Hoose, Maay: Jubithy Hoosy, Arabic: جوبا السفلى, Italian: Basso Giuba) is an administrative region (gobol) in southern Somalia.[3] With its capital at Kismayo, it lies in the autonomous Jubaland region. It has green forests and wildlife including lions, giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, and hyenas.

Lower Juba
Jubbada Hoose
Jubithy Hoosy
Basso Giuba
Overview of Kismayo.
Location in Somalia.
Coordinates: 0°26′N 41°36′E
Country Somalia
Regional State Jubaland
CapitalKismayo
Population
  Total267,000 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
HDI (2017)0.292[2]
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Lower Juba is bordered by Kenya, the Somali regions of Gedo, Middle Juba (Jubbada Dhexe), and the Somali Sea. The province is named after the Jubba River that passes through it and empties into the Somali Sea at Goobweyn. The Lag Badana National Park is situated in Lower Juba.


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