Location in Somalia.
|Coordinates: 3°4′28″N 43°50′7″E / 3.07444°N 43.83528°ECoordinates: 3°4′28″N 43°50′7″E / 3.07444°N 43.83528°E|
|• Governor||Abdirashid abdullahi mohamed|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Baidoa used to be the capital of the old Upper Juba region, which today also includes Gedo and Bakool, as well as most parts of the Middle Juba region. Present regions were created in the 1970s by the then ruling military regime. Bay's current capital is Baidoa.