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image by Garry M Borgacci, 05 May 2008
Maakhir was established in June 2007 after a dispute with
Puntland authorities over a range of issues,
including mining and oil resources. The biggest cities in the Maakhir state are
Las Qoray, Badhan, Hadaaftimo Hingalol and Erigavo. Maakhir state was
established by the Warsengeli sub clan of Darood and is not recognized by the
government of Puntland. Jibril Ali Salad is the president of Maakhir state and
maintains a parliament and a cabinet of ministers.
Cai Zhenyuan, 16 July 2013
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: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maakhir).
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