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|— Town —|
|• Mayor||Khadra Haji Ismail Geid|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Gabiley (Somali: Gabileh, Arabic: غابيلي) is a city in the northwestern Woqooyi Galbeed province of Somaliland, a self-declared republic that is internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia.
Gabiley is located 54 km west of Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland. The capital of the Gabiley sub-region, it is bounded on the north by the Gulf of Aden on the west by the Awdal region, on the east by Hargeisa, and on the south by the Somali Region of Ethiopia.
Gabiley is mainly inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group. The main inhabitants of Gabiley are people from the Somali ethnic group, with the Jibriil Abokor, Habar Awal sub-clans of the Isaaq Somali clan are well represented. 
Primary education is available throughout the district. The latter includes the smaller communities, which have their own primary schools. For post-secondary education, Timacade University was opened in 2009 to serve the needs of the town's students.
Gabiley has one operating general hospital. Opened in 2010, it provides medical services to the larger region.
Gabiley is noted for its agricultural and farming industry, and is where most of the region's crops are produced. Crops grown in the area include corn, maize, wheat and barley, beans, peas and groundnuts, potatoes, tomatoes, onions, garlic, salad and cabbages, oranges, watermelon and papaya.
- Ali Haydh
- Abdi Ghedi
- Eyl Shiekh
- Abdillahi Suldaan Mohammed Timacade, prominent poet during the pre- and post-colonial periods (peak during 1960s)
- Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Somalia: Information on the ethnic composition in Gabiley (Gebiley) in 1987–1988, 1 April 1996, SOM23518.E [accessed 6 October 2009]
- "Khadra Gaydh: The first" Madam Mayor" in Somaliland". Hiiraan Online. Retrieved 2011-09-23.
- Gabiley news (Somali)