Somalia

Somalia is a country on the Horn of Africa. It had the largest coastline in mainland Africa. This is a country with a rich yet troubled past and present, particularly pertaining to the civil war that has been raging since the 1980s.

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is the capital and most populous city in Somalia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a country on the that broke away from Somalia in 1991. Photo: YoTuT, CC BY 2.0.

is a region in northeastern Somalia, which declared itself an autonomous state in the late 1990s. Photo: International Maritime Organization, CC BY 2.0.

is the capital of the republic of . Photo: ויקיג'אנקי, CC BY 2.0.

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occupies about a third of Somalia's territory, and is home to most of the fighting in the civil war. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is an administrative province of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

, officially State of Somalia, is a Federal Member State in central Somalia, with its capital at Dhusamareb.

was a Dhulbahante anti-colonial state situated in the Khatumo region, founded in Dareemo Caddo which existed from 1896 until 1920 in the .

Somalia

Latitude of center
8.06° or 8° 3' 36" north
Longitude of center
48.1215° or 48° 7' 17.4" east
Population
9,560,000
Elevation
118 metres (387 feet)
Capital
Area
637,657 km² (246,201 miles²)
Currency
Shilling (SOS)
Phone code
252
Internet domain
.so
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424317039
Geo­Names ID
51537
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Ṣumal
  • Achinese: Somalia
  • Adyghe; Adygei: Сомали
  • Afar: Somalia
  • Afrikaans: Somalië
  • Akan: Somalia
  • Albanian: Somali
  • Albanian: Somalia
  • Amharic: ሱማሌ
  • Amharic: ሶማሊያ
  • Arabic: Aş Şūmāl
  • Arabic: Somalia
  • Arabic: الصومال
  • Arabic: جمهورية الصومال
  • Arabic: جمهورية الصومال الديموقراطية
  • Arabic: جمهورية الصومال الفيدرالية
  • Arabic: صومال
  • Aragonese: Somalia
  • Aramaic: ܨܘܡܐܠ
  • Armenian: Սոմալի
  • Assamese: চোমালিয়া
  • Asturian; Bable: Somalia
  • Avaric: Somalia
  • Azerbaijani: Somali
  • Azerbaijani: Somaliya
  • Balinese: Somalia
  • Bambara: Somali
  • Banjar: Somalia
  • Bashkir: Сомали
  • Basque: Somalia
  • Bavarian: Somalia
  • Belarusian: Самалі
  • Bengali: সোমালি
  • Bengali: সোমালিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: सोमालिया
  • Bihari : सोमालिया
  • Bishnupriya: সোমালিয়া
  • Bislama: Somalia
  • Bosnian: Somalija
  • Breton: Somalia
  • Bulgarian: Сомалия
  • Burmese: ဆိုမာလီယာ
  • Burmese: ဆိုမာလီယာနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: República Federal de Somàlia
  • Catalan: República Somali Democràtica
  • Catalan: Somàlia
  • Cebuano: Somalia
  • Cebuano: Somaliya
  • Central Bicolano: Somalya
  • Central Kurdish: سۆماڵیا
  • Chavacano: Somalia
  • Chechen: Сомали
  • Cherokee: ᏐᎹᎵ
  • Chinese: Somalia
  • Chinese: Suǒmǎlǐ
  • Chinese: 索馬利亞
  • Chinese: 索馬里
  • Chinese: 索马里 / 索馬利亞
  • Chinese: 索马里
  • Cornish: Somali
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Somaliya
  • Croatian: Somalija
  • Czech: Somálsko
  • Dagbani: Federal Republic of Somalia
  • Dagbani: Somalia
  • Danish: Somalia
  • Dimli: Somalya
  • Dinka: Thomalia
  • Divehi: ސޯމާލިއާ
  • Dutch: Federale Republiek Somalie
  • Dutch: Federale Republiek Somalië
  • Dutch: Republiek Somalie
  • Dutch: Republiek Somalië
  • Dutch: SO
  • Dutch: SOM
  • Dutch: Somalia
  • Dutch: Somalie
  • Dutch: Somalië
  • Dzongkha: སོ་མ་ལི་ཡ
  • Eastern Mari: Сомали
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: الصومال
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Sōmalia
  • English: Federal Republic of Somalia
  • English: SOM
  • English: The Somali Republic
  • English: so
  • English: 🇸🇴
  • Esperanto: Federacia Respubliko Somalio
  • Esperanto: SO
  • Esperanto: Somalio
  • Esperanto: Somalujo
  • Estonian: Somaalia
  • Estonian: Somaalia Liitvabariik
  • Ewe: Somalia
  • Ewe: Somalia nutome
  • Extremaduran: Somália
  • Faroese: Somalia
  • Fijian Hindustani: Somalia
  • Finnish: Somalia
  • Finnish: Somalian liittotasavalta
  • Franco-Provençal: Somalie
  • French: SO
  • French: Somalie
  • French: la République fédérale de Somalie
  • Frisian: Somaalje
  • Frisian: Somalië
  • Fulah: Somaaliya
  • Fulah: Somalii
  • Gaelic (Scots): Somàilia
  • Gagauz: Somali
  • Gagauz: Somaliya
  • Gallegan: Somalia - Soomaaliya
  • Gallegan: Somalia
  • Ganda: Somalia
  • Ganda: Somaliya
  • Georgian: სომალი
  • German: Somalia
  • Goanese Konkani: सोमालिया
  • Greek: Σομαλία
  • Guarani: Somália
  • Guianese Creole French: Somali
  • Gujarati: સોમાલિયા
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Somali
  • Hakka Chinese: Somalia
  • Hausa: Somalia
  • Hausa: Somaliya
  • Hawaiian: Somalia
  • Hebrew: סומליה
  • Hindi: सोमालिया
  • Hungarian: Szomáli Szövetségi Köztársaság
  • Hungarian: Szomália
  • Icelandic: Sómalía
  • Ido: Somalia
  • Igbo: Somalia
  • Iloko: Somalia
  • Inari Sami: Somalia
  • Inari Sami: Somalia littotäsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Republik Federal Somalia
  • Indonesian: Somalia
  • Indonesian: so
  • Indonesian: 🇸🇴
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Somalia
  • Interlingue: Somalia
  • Irish: An tSomáil
  • Italian: Somalia
  • Jamaican Creole English: Somaalia
  • Japanese: ソマリア
  • Japanese: ソマリア民主共和国
  • Japanese: ソマリア連邦共和国
  • Javanese: Somalia
  • Kabiyé: Soomaali
  • Kabyle: Ṣumal
  • Kalaallisut: Somalia
  • Kalmyk; Oirat: Сомалмудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಸೊಮಾಲಿಯ
  • Kannada: ಸೊಮಾಲಿಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Somalia
  • Kashmiri: سومالِیا
  • Kazakh: Сомали
  • Khmer: សូម៉ាលី
  • Kikuyu: Somalia
  • Kikuyu: Somaria
  • Kinyarwanda: Somaliya
  • Kirghiz: Сомали
  • Kongo: Somalia
  • Kongo: Sômâlia
  • Korean: 소말리아
  • Korean: 소말리아 연방공화국
  • Kurdish: Somalya
  • Kurdish: سۆمالیا
  • Ladin: Somalia
  • Ladino: Somalia
  • Lao: Somalia
  • Lao: ໂຊມາເລຍ
  • Latin: Somalia
  • Latvian: Somālija
  • Letzeburgesch: Somalia
  • Ligurian: Somalia
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Somalië
  • Lingala: Somali
  • Lingala: Somalia
  • Lithuanian: Somalis
  • Livvi: Somali
  • Lojban: somalias
  • Lombard: Sumalia
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Somalia
  • Luba-Katanga: Somali
  • Macedonian: Сомалија
  • Maithili: सोमालिया
  • Malagasy: Somalia
  • Malagasy: Sômalia
  • Malay (generic): Somalia
  • Malayalam: സൊമാലിയ
  • Malayalam: സോമാലിയ
  • Maltese: Repubblika Federali tas-Somalja
  • Maltese: Somalja
  • Maltese: is-Somalja
  • Manx: Yn Tomaal
  • Maori: Hūmārie
  • Marathi: सोमालिया
  • Marathi: सोमालिया प्रजासत्ताक
  • Mazanderani: سومالی
  • Min Dong Chinese: Somalia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Somalia
  • Minangkabau: Somalia
  • Mingrelian: სომალი
  • Mongolian: Сомали
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: الصومال
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: صومال
  • Nauru: Tomariya
  • Navajo: Soomáálii Bikéyah
  • Ndebele, North: Somaliya
  • Nepali: सोमालिया
  • Newari: सोमालिया
  • Northern Frisian: Somaalia
  • Northern Luri: سومالی
  • Northern Sami: Somalia
  • Northern Sami: Somalia lihttodásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Somália
  • Northern Sami: Somália lihttodásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Somalia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Forbundsrepublikken Somalia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Forbundsstaten Somalia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Somalia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Somalia
  • Novial: Somalia
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Somalia
  • Oriya: ସୋମାଲିଆ
  • Oromo: Somaaliyaa
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Сомали
  • Pali: सोमालिया
  • Pampanga: Somalia
  • Panjabi: ਸੋਮਾਲੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Somalia
  • Pennsylvania German: Somaali
  • Persian: سومالی
  • Piemontese: Somalia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Somalia
  • Polish: Somalia
  • Portuguese: Somália
  • Pushto: سومالیا
  • Quechua: Somalia
  • Quechua: Sumalya
  • Raeto-Romance: Somalia
  • Romanian: Somalia
  • Rundi: Somaliya
  • Russia Buriat: Сомали
  • Russian: Сомали
  • Russian: Федеративная Республика Сомали
  • Rusyn: Сомальско
  • Samoan: Somalia
  • Sango: Somalïi
  • Sanskrit: सोमालिया
  • Sardinian: Somàlia
  • Saterfriesisch: Somalia
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Somalia
  • Scots: Somalie
  • Serbian: Somalija
  • Serbian: Сомалија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Somalija
  • Shan: မိူင်းသူဝ်ႇမႃးလီးယႃး
  • Shona: Somalia
  • Sicilian: Somalia
  • Sindhi: سوماليا
  • Sindhi: سوماليه
  • Sindhi: صوماليا
  • Sindhi: صوماليه
  • Sinhalese: සෝමාලියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Somalia
  • Skolt Sami: Somalia lett-tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Somálsko
  • Slovenian: Somalija
  • Somali: Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya
  • Somali: Jamhuuriyadda Soomaaliyeed
  • Somali: Soomaaliya
  • Somali: Soomaaliyeey toosoo
  • Sorbian, Lower: Somalija
  • Sorbian, Upper: Somalija
  • Sotho, Northern: Somalia
  • Sotho, Southern: Somalia
  • South Azerbaijani: سومالی
  • Spanish: Republica Federal de Somalia
  • Spanish: República Federal de Somalia
  • Spanish: Somalia
  • Spanish: Somalía
  • Sundanese: Somalia
  • Swahili (generic): Somali
  • Swahili (generic): Somalia
  • Swati: ISomaliya
  • Swedish: Förbundsrepubliken Somalia
  • Swedish: Somalia
  • Tagalog: Somalia
  • Tajik: Сомалӣ
  • Tajik: Сумолӣ
  • Tamil: சொமாலியா
  • Tamil: சோமாலியா
  • Tatar: Сомали
  • Telugu: సొమాలియా
  • Telugu: సోమాలియా
  • Thai: ประเทศโซมาเลีย
  • Thai: โซมาเลีย
  • Tibetan: སོ་མ་ལི།
  • Tibetan: སོ་མཱལི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: ሱማሌ
  • Tigrinya: ሶማሊያ
  • Tigrinya: ሶማልያ
  • Tigrinya: ፈደራላዊት ሪፓብሊክ ሶማልያ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Sōmalia
  • Tosk Albanian: Somalia
  • Tsonga: Somalia
  • Tunisian Spoken Arabic: الصومال
  • Turkish: Somali
  • Turkmen: Somali
  • Udmurt: Сомали
  • Uighur: سومالى
  • Ukrainian: Сомалі
  • Ukrainian: Федеративна Республіка Сомалі
  • Urdu: صومالیہ
  • Uzbek: Somali
  • Venetian: Somałia
  • Veps: Somali
  • Vietnamese: Somalia
  • Vietnamese: Xô-ma-li
  • Vlaams: Somalië
  • Volapük: Somalän
  • Waray (Philippines): Somalia
  • Welsh: Somalia
  • Western Balochi: سومالیا
  • Western Panjabi: صومالیا
  • Western Panjabi: صومالیہ
  • Wolof: Somali
  • Wu Chinese: 索马里
  • Yakut: Сомалия
  • Yiddish: סאמאַליע
  • Yiddish: סאמאליע
  • Yoruba: Somalia
  • Yoruba: Sòmálíà
  • Yue Chinese: 索馬里
  • Zeeuws: Somaolië
  • Zhuang: Somalia
  • Zulu: ISomalia
  • Zulu: ISomaliya
  • Zulu: i-Somalia
  • Jamhuuriyada Demuqraadiga Soomaaliyeed
  • Jumhūrīyat Aş Şūmāl al Fīdirālīyah
  • Somali Democratic Republic
  • Somali Republic
  • Suomalis
  • Sůmalijo

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