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: ctsnow, CC BY 2.0.

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.


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 Government, 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 .

is a region centred around the community in northwestern Somalia.


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