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Berbera, an important port city of Somalia is located at geographical coordinates 10.44° North and 45.00° East is included within the Woqôyi Galbêd administrative division.
This a well protected sea port which lies to the southern part of the Gulf of Aden. Berbera occupies an important place in the history of Somalia, as it had long been the capital of Somaliland, for about 71 years from 1870 to 1841. this was the time when this part of Somaliland was under the British regime.

The Importance Of Berbera, Somaliland
The port of Berbera has gained so much importance primarily because of its location. It is an important road junction between Burko and Hargeysa. Hence it is inclusive of an important trade route myrrh, frankincense, Arabic gum and sheep. Besides this is on the oil trade route. The trade is carried out extensively with Aden which lies to the north of the Berbera City.

Berbera has also houses an airport by the name of Berbera Airport which outsources air transport to 3 cities. The port of Berbera in Somalia had once been a big port which has now been reduced in glory because of the recent political tumult in the country. There is little to explore, except if you take a keen interest in its historical past.
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