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Borama is the largest city in Somaliland's northwestern Awdal region. It's close to the Ethiopian border, so if you're flying in for business or to visit family, it's a convenient location. While not a typical tourist destination, Borama offers a glimpse into Somali culture. Historical sites include mosques like the Al Huda Mosque and traditional dwellings. The surrounding area is known for its natural beauty, with green meadows and mountains attracting wildlife. For business travellers, Borama serves as the commercial centre of the region. You'll find essential amenities and a local market for exploring.

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Airports near Borama

Planning a trip to Borama? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Borama.

Hargeisa Egal International Airport

Located approximately 120 kilometres southeast of Borama, Hargeisa Egal International Airport is the closest international airport. It serves as a major gateway to Somaliland and offers domestic and international flights.


Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Hargeisa, Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport in Djibouti is another option. It is located around 250 kilometres northeast of Borama and offers connecting flights to Hargeisa.


Aden Adde International Airport

Situated in the capital city of Mogadishu, Aden Adde International Airport is the busiest airport in Somalia. Although it is quite far from Borama (approximately 600 kilometres southeast), it offers a wider range of international flights and could be an alternative if you are unable to find suitable connections to Hargeisa.


Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

If you are willing to travel a bit further, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia is another option. It is located around 800 kilometres southwest of Borama and serves as a major hub for international flights in the region. From there, you can find connecting flights to Hargeisa or other nearby airports.

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Things to do in Borama

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

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MiG Jet Fighter Wreckage

A haunting reminder of Borama's past, the wreckage of a MiG jet fighter sits on the outskirts of the city. The Soviet-made fighter jet is a leftover from the Cold War era and the Somali Civil War. It's a free attraction and a great spot for a unique photo opportunity.

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Local Mosques

Borama has several beautiful mosques, each with its own architectural style and history. The Al-Huda Mosque is the largest and most famous, featuring a towering white minaret. Another interesting mosque is the Sheikh Makahil Mosque, known for its intricate stonework and colourful stained-glass windows.

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Borama Central Market

Buzzing with activity, Borama Market is a great place to experience Somali culture. You'll find stalls selling everything from fresh produce and spices to clothing and local crafts. Be sure to try some traditional Somali snacks, like sambusa (fried pastries) or lahoh (flatbread).

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