Marka

The Walls of Mogadishu

The city states of Mogadishu, Barawa, Marka and Kismayo were at one point all surrounded by walls. This was a systematic approach by the Sultan

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Biida Clan

Sheekhall Jasiira Clan

Sheekhall Jasiira (Somali: Shiikhaal Jaziira, Arabic: شيخال الجزيرة) also known as Shiikhaal Ba Hassan (Somali: Ba Xassan, Arabic: شيخال با حسن) are a Benadiri/12 Koofi[1] clan mainly from the southern

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Biida Clan

Fasahaale Clan

Fasahale (Somali: Fasahaale Arabic:فصحالي) more commonly known as Kafaari are a Benadiri/12 Koofi clan mainly from the southern coastal city of Marka.[1] The Kafaari have specialised in the manufacture of

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Biida Clan

Juunji Clan

Juunji (Somali: Juunji Arabic:جونجي) are a Benadiri/12 Koofi clan mainly from the southern coastal city of Marka.[1] Overview According to Pantano (1910:15). “The Giungiu came from Hirab, after I Biimaal,

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Biida Clan

Duruqbo Clan

Duruqbo (Somali: Duruqbo Arabic: دورقبو) are a Benadiri/12 Koofi clan mainly from the southern coastal cities of; Marka and Mogadishu[1] and have established communities in the hinterlands in towns such as Qoryooley due to

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Biida Clan

The 12 Koofi of Marka

The 12 Koofi, more commonly known as Reer Marka, are a multiracial confederation of clans based in the southern port town of Marka. Members of this group of clans can

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