Overview of Bargal.
Location in Somalia.
|Coordinates: 11°17′00″N 51°05′00″E / 11.28333°N 51.08333°ECoordinates: 11°17′00″N 51°05′00″E / 11.28333°N 51.08333°E|
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A coastal town, Bargal faces the Arabian Sea in the Indian Ocean. It lies 26 nautical miles (30 miles) north of Gumbah, 11 nautical miles (13 miles) north of Ras Binnah, 30 nautical miles (35 miles) south of Tohen, and 35 nautical miles (40 miles) south of Cape Guardafui and the entrance to the Gulf of Aden.The Owned Clans Of This District Are Aadan Abdirahman Clans And They Are Sub Clans Of Siwaakhroon Clan And They Are One Of The Majority Clans Of Majeerteen Clans
In 2012, the Puntland Highway Authority (PHA) announced a project to connect Bargal and other littoral towns in Puntland to the main regional highway. The 750 km thoroughfare links major cities in the northern part of Somalia, such as Bosaso, Galkayo and Garowe, with towns in the south.
Bargal has a number of academic institutions. According to the Puntland Ministry of Education, there are 3 primary schools, one secondary school and also Institute in the Bargal District. These include Wadikhayr, Taageer and Bargaal Primary.
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