The Somali Regional State (Somali: Dawlada Deegaanka Soomaalida, Amharic: የሶማሌ ክልል, Arabic: الدولة المنطقة الصومالية), officially known as the Somali West (Somali: Soomaali Galbeed),is the second largest and easternmost of the Nine regions (kilil) of Ethiopia.
It is vast
Jijiga is the capital of the Somali Regional State. The capital was formerly Gode, until Jijiga became the capital in 1995 on account of political considerations.Other major towns and cities include Awbare, Degehabur, Kebri Dahar, Barey, Fiq, Erer, Kelafo, Shilavo, Kebri Beyah, Werder, Aware, Daroor, Gashamo, Shekosh, Baabili, Tuli Guled, Bookh, Gallaaddi, Sasabane.
it is a border state
The state borders the Ethiopian states of Afar and Oromia and the chartered city Dire Dawa (Dir Dhaba) to the west, as well as Djibouti to the north; Somalia to the north, northeast and east; and Kenya to the southwest.
licence and permit, animal husbandary, crop production , advisory role
Culture sports and tourism
culture, competitions , sports, tourism
Education and learning
learning and teaching, scholarships and institutions
Health and wellness
public health service, disease prevention and control, accredation of professionals
Legal crime and justice
Legal judicial policing, tribal court/costumary courts