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Naasa Hablood – Virgin’s Breast Hills

Naasa Hablood

Naasa Hablood, or Virgin’s Breast Mountain, are twin hills situated on the outskirts of the city of Hargeisa, the capital city of Republic of Somaliland.

Both the hill structures are made of granite rock and sand. Naasa Hablood is called Naaso Hablood in Somali language and literally means girl’s breasts. Conical shape of Naasa Hablood hills resemblance to breast buds.


Naasa Hablood or Naaso Hablood, the twin hills situated in Hargeisa – Woqooyi Galbeed, Somaliland


Naasa Hablood mountains in the sunset

Republic of Somaliland

Somaliland is a self-declared state, internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia, in Horn of Africa. Somaliland officially known as Jamhuuriyadda Somaliland (Republic of Somali land), and the rest of the world considered the state as a part of Somalia.


An aerial view of Naasa Hablood Mountain in Woqooyi Galbeed, Hargeisa – Somaliland

Somali land lies in the north west region of Somalia, on the southern coast of Gulf of Aden. Hargeisa. (Hargeysa) the biggest city is the capital of Republic of Somali land.

About Somaliland

Somali land was known as British Somali land and ruled by British government until 1960. British Somali land protectorate briefly obtained independence as the State of Somali land on 26th June of 1960.


Naasa Hablood or the Virgin’s Breast Mountain in Woqooyi Galbeed, Hargeisa – Somaliland


Beauty of the Naasa Hablood mountains in the sunset

The government of the briefly independent State of Somali land, united as scheduled on 1 July 1960 with the Trust Territory of Italian Somali land to form the Somali Republic.

Since 18th May of 1991, after the Somali civil war, Somaliland has been governed by democratically elected governments that seek international recognition as the Government of the Republic of Somali land. But, Somaliland’s self-proclaimed independence remains unrecognized by rest of the world and United Nation.

Hargeisa City

Hargeysa is the capital city of Republic of Somali land, in Horn of African region. Hargeisa is the largest city of Somali land.  Hargeisa is situated in the Woqooyi Galbeed region of Somali land.

One third of the total population in Somali land is living Hargeisa. Hargeisa International Airport (Egal International Airport), the major Airport of Somali land is situated in Hargeysa City.


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