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Maakhir State (Somalia)

Maamul Goboleedka Maakhir

Last modified: 2009-03-21 by bruce berry
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image by Garry M Borgacci, 05 May 2008


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Maakhir State

Maakhir State of Somalia (Maamul Goboleedka Maakhir in Somali) is a self-proclaimed autonomous state within Somalia in an area disputed by Somaliland and Puntland.  It was declared in 01 July 2007 but  remains unrecognized by the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia.

image by G.M. Borgacci, 05 May 2008

Maakhir also has a crest, the central shield of which forms the basis of the flag.  (Source:
Garry M Borgacci, 05 May 2008

image by António Martins-Tuválkin and Željko Heimer, 02 Nov 2008

A flag based on the Somali national flag has also been shown as that of Maakhir State.  I'm attaching an image, using an educated guess that the star is regular and placed in the centered.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 02 Nov 2008