The Merca beachside.
Location in Southern Somalia.
|• Governor||Ibrahim Adan Ali|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
low · 10th
It is bordered by the Somali regions of Banaadir, Middle Shabelle (Shabeellaha Dhexe), Hiran, Bay, Middle Juba (Jubbada Dhexe) and by the Indian Ocean. Lower Shabelle is named after the Shebelle River, which passes through it.
- mercca capital region
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