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Central Somalia

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Central Somalia

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Central Somalia is the central region of Somalia.



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Galkacyo International Airport. There are several flights from Dubai, Djibouti, Nairobi, Mogadiscio, Bosaso, Burao and Hargeisa. The companies that operate weekly flights to Galkacyo are: Jubba Airways from Dubai, Daalo Airlines from Djibouti and African Airways from Nairobi.

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Somalia main Highway N° 1 passes through the city of Galkacyo which links the northern with the southern parts of the country. There are also provincial roads that link Galkacyo with the towns such as Hobyo, Bandiradley, EelGula, Wisil, and Afbarwaqo in the Golol region.

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Mudug-hee ghee butter is produced in the Mudug region, and is one of very few products produced in Somalia for export, and thus, one of a rare few products available abroad bearing the stamp, "Made in Somalia."

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GOAT MILK Every morning you can have a good cup of cinnamon/cardomon tea with fresh goat milk, the best goat milk that is available in Somalia.

CAMEL MILK : CAANO GEEL. Every day the camel caravans from the surrounding nomadic villages bring fresh camel milk. Refrigerated camel milk can remain fresh (dhay) for a week, otherwise it becames sour (caano garoor).

RAIN WATER and MINERAL WATER People in the region have learned how to harvest potable rain water, it is very pure and delicious. Different mineral waters from Mogadiscio, Puntland and UAE are also available.

FRUIT JUICE DRINKS At many local tea shops, stands and kioske one can find freshly squeezed juice drinks: mango, papaya, watermelon, ananas and the best one being spermuta from grapefruit to quench your thirst.

SOFT DRINKS Bottled soft drinks from the Coca Cola company in Mogadiscio are available.

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Southern Galkacyo GUEST HOUSE located in the Arafat area. Rooms with in-suite bathroom costs around $20 per person. The guest house has running water, electricity and connection with 3 different local telephone companies.

Good food and it has the best cook in town who prepares delicious spaghetti, fresh fish, goat meat (suqaar) and variety of fresh fruits.

GEEDI Hotel is located in the city center just 200m from the main market. It is a new hotel which opened in August 2007. The hotel has a large restaurant, a tea/Halwa shop and it has an internet service where you can chat with your friends around the world.

AMBASSADOR Hotel is the biggest hotel in Southern Galkacyo, it has a large restaurant, shops and the a spacious conference room.

Hotel MAKA is the newest hotel which opened in April 2009. It has all the modern amenities including a wireless internet service.

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