official_name = Garoowe
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pushpin_map_caption =Location in Somalia
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'Garoowe( _so. "Garoowe") is the capital
cityof Puntlandstate in the Nugaalregion of Somalia. It is where the regional parliament, the presidential palace, and the government ministries are located.
Garoowe has a population of 33,686 [ [http://world-gazetteer.com/wg.php?x=&men=gcis&lng=en&dat=32&srt=npan&col=aohdq&geo=-198 World Gazetteer] ] and is the third largest city in the region after
Bosaso,and GaalkacyoThe prominent clan in Garoowe is Harti especially Sub clan Of Majeertayn Ise Mohamoud. It is located in the geographical centre of Puntland and is transversed by the north-south Somali highway. The presence of the highway has allowed for an economic boom to take placeFact|date=February 2007 which has transformed it from a small rural town to a small to medium-sized city. The city is strategically located between the trans vice highway connecting major cities south and north Somalia. The city has many schools and one major hospital. It is home to Puntland State University.
* [http://www.garoweonline.com/ Garowe Online, a news and information site]
* [http://www.fsausomali.org/fileadmin/uploads/pdf/342.pdf FSAU data on Somali livestock population]
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8g9gi7bk_k8 Spectacular Garowe, a video on YouTube]
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