Barawa

village in Somalia

Barawa (Somali: Baraawe, Arabic: مدينة ﺑﺮﺍﻭة Madīna Barāwa), also known as Barawe and Brava, is the capital of the Koofur Orsi state of Somalia.[1] The city is a port on the Somali Sea.[2]

Barawa
Baraawe
مدينة ﺑَﺮَﺍﻭَة Madīna Barāwa
City
Barawa seafront
Barawa seafront
Nickname(s): 
Brava Ierè
Barawa is located in Somalia
Barawa
Barawa
Location in Somalia.
Coordinates: 1°06′48″N 44°01′49″E / 1.11333°N 44.03028°E / 1.11333; 44.03028Coordinates: 1°06′48″N 44°01′49″E / 1.11333°N 44.03028°E / 1.11333; 44.03028
Country Somalia
RegionLower Shebelle
DistrictBarawa
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 • Total42,800
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Area code(s)+35261[source?]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Pelizzari, Elisa. "Guerre civile et question de genre en Somalie. Les événements et leurs retombées sur le destin d’une femme: Starlin Abdi Arush (1957-2002)." Cahiers du Genre 1 (2018): 193-213.
  2. Oxford Analytica. "Somalia's fast-tracked state creation carries risks." Emerald Expert Briefings oxan-db.