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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a cape in Somalia, on the Hafun Peninsula; the easternmost point in Africa (10°26’ N lat. and 51°23’ E long.).
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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However, some groups then began to rob the foreign fishing boats they challenged and an entire pirate economy has since developed in the towns of Caluula, Eyl, Hobye and Xaafuun
along the Somali coast.
The main ports are Eyl, Hobye, Caluula and Xaafuun
. "From Eyl port in particular come the most dangerous pirates," said Al-Mahdi.