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Saakow is located in Somalia
Location in Somalia.
Coordinates: 1°38′39″N 42°27′4″E / 1.64417°N 42.45111°E / 1.64417; 42.45111Coordinates: 1°38′39″N 42°27′4″E / 1.64417°N 42.45111°E / 1.64417; 42.45111
Country  Somalia
Region Middle Juba
District Sakow
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Saakow is a town in the southern Middle Juba (Jubbada Dhexe) region in Somalia. It lies between Bu'ale, Dinsoor and Bardera. The broader Sakow District has a total population of 65,973 residents.[1] As of March 2017, the town is occupied by Al-Shabaab.


  1. ^ "Regions, districts, and their populations: Somalia 2005 (draft)" (PDF). UNDP. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 


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