|• Type||Federal State|
|• Governor||Abdulkadir shiekh Mohamednor Sidii |
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
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It is bordered by the Somali regions of Banaadir, Middle Shabelle (Shabeellaha Dhexe), Hiran, Bay, Middle Jubba (Jubbada Dhexe) and by the Somali Sea. Lower Shabelle is named after the Shebelle River, which passes through it.
Lower Shabelle Region is divided into seven districts:
- Afgooye District
- Barawa District
- Kurtunwarey District
- Merca District
- Qoriyoley District
- Sablaale District
- Walaweyn District
Major towns include Gobanle
- Buulo Mareer
- Lambar 50
Eight children are killed and dozens are wounded when a bomb explodes in Golweyn on 31 January 2021.
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