Borama is the capital of Awdal province in the self-declared Republic of Somaliland.

A view of the city.

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Borama has between 300,000 and 400,000 residents.

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Borama is 118 km from Hargeisa. The road is asphalted

There is a border crossing from Ethiopia in Tor-Vadzhaale (Tog-Wajaale) on the road from Hargeisa to Borama, about 40 km from Borama.

  • 1 Borama International Airport (BXX  IATA). BXX is the only airport in Awdal region, but it is not in use.    

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As Somaliland is an Islamic Republic, there is no legal alcohol available. There is tea similar to Middle Eastern tea.

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A hotel in Borama.
  • Rays Hotel (on the western outskirts of Borama, next to the Haji Dahir Stadium), +252 2 614370, +252 63 6600009. The most modern hotel in the city. 49 rooms. Single US$25-30, double/twin $30-35, suite $45.

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