Lower Shabeelle, Somalia

Lower Shabeelle is one of 18 primary administrative regions in Somalia with a population of approximately 1,200,000 people.

Facts and figures on Lower Shabeelle at a glance

Region name: Lower Shabeelle (Gobolka Shabeellaha Hoose)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,200,000 people
Country: Somalia
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Lower Shabeelle (Gobolka Shabeellaha Hoose) is located in the regional capital Marka (Marka) with a population of 230,100 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Lower Shabeelle's regional capital Marka to Somalia's capital Mogadishu (Mogadishu) is approximately 73 km (45 mi).

Facts and figures about Lower Shabeelle
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Lower Shabeelle Gobolka Shabeellaha Hoose1,200,000 peopleMarka Marka230,100 people

Compare with other regions in Somalia.

Map of Lower Shabeelle

Map of Lower Shabeelle

Information on Lower Shabeelle

Information on Lower Shabeelle
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Lower Shabeelle Gobolka Shabeellaha HooseMarka Marka8SomaliaAfrica

Time in Lower Shabeelle

Time in Lower Shabeelle
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 12 Dec 2023 - 1:42am (01:42h)NoTue, 12 Dec 2023 - 1:42am (01:42h)UTC +3.0Africa/Mogadishu

Geographic coordinates of Lower Shabeelle

Latitude & Longitude of Lower Shabeelle
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map1°49'60.0"N (1.8333300°)44°25'00.0"E (44.4166700°)

Subregions in Lower Shabeelle

There are 8 administrative subregions in Lower Shabeelle.
Subregions in Lower Shabeelle
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Afgooye Afgooye1.---
Baraawe Baraawe2.---
Darkenley Darkenley3.---
Kurtunwaarey Kurtunwaarey4.---
Marka Marka5.---
Qoryooley Qoryooley6.---
Sablaale Sablaale7.---
Wanla Weyn Wanla Weyn8.---

External sources of information on Lower Shabeelle

Lower Shabeelle on Wikipedia