Ras Bar Balla

Ras Bar Balla is an historic town in the southern Lower Juba region of Somalia.

Ras Bar Balla
Country Somalia
RegionLower Juba
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)


An ancient area of occupation, Ras Bar Balla is situated on a small promontory. The settlement contains two tombs: one decorated with rectangular panels, the other plain in design. Today, it is mainly used as a resting place for Somali herders and their flock.[1] It's believed to date back to the powerful Ajuran Empire.

See also


  1. Archaeological Remains on the Southern Somali Coast by Hilary Costa Sanseverino pg 162

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