Zeila

Zeila

Zeila or Zaila, also called Saylac, is a port city in the northwestern Awdal region of Somalia. It is an ancient city, and has been identified with what was referred to in classical antiquity as the town of Avalites, a commercial port dating back to the 1st century  AD.

Site Information

Country: Somalia

District: Awdal

Site History: 1st Century AD

Oldest Culture: Ancient Somali

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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