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Outline of Somalia

The location of Somalia
An enlargeable map of Somalia

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Somalia:

Somalia – country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. Somalia has the longest coastline on the mainland,[1] and its terrain consists mainly of plateaus, plains and highlands.[2] Hot conditions prevail year-round, along with periodic monsoon winds and irregular rainfall.[3]

Contents

  • General reference 1
  • Geography of Somalia 2
    • Environment of Somalia 2.1
      • Natural geographic features of Somalia 2.1.1
    • Regions of Somalia 2.2
      • Ecoregions of Somalia 2.2.1
      • Administrative divisions of Somalia 2.2.2
        • Regions of Somalia 2.2.2.1
    • Demography of Somalia 2.3
  • Government and politics of Somalia 3
    • Branches of the government of Somalia 3.1
      • Executive branch of the government of Somalia 3.1.1
      • Legislative branch of the government of Somalia 3.1.2
      • Judicial branch of the government of Somalia 3.1.3
    • Foreign relations of Somalia 3.2
      • International organization membership 3.2.1
    • Law and order in Somalia 3.3
    • Military of Somalia 3.4
    • Local government in Somalia 3.5
  • History of Somalia 4
  • Culture of Somalia 5
    • Art in Somalia 5.1
    • Sports in Somalia 5.2
  • Economy and infrastructure of Somalia 6
  • Education in Somalia 7
  • See also 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10

General reference

An enlargeable basic map of Somalia

Geography of Somalia

An enlargeable topographic map of Somalia
 Djibouti 58 km
 Ethiopia 1,600 km
 Kenya 682 km
  • Coastline: 3,025 km

Environment of Somalia

An enlargeable satellite image of Somalia

Natural geographic features of Somalia

Regions of Somalia

States and regions of Somalia

Ecoregions of Somalia

Administrative divisions of Somalia

Administrative divisions of Somalia

Regions of Somalia

Regions of Somalia

Demography of Somalia

Demographics of Somalia

Government and politics of Somalia

Main article: Government of Somalia and Politics of Somalia

Branches of the government of Somalia

Government of Somalia

Executive branch of the government of Somalia

Legislative branch of the government of Somalia

Judicial branch of the government of Somalia

Judiciary of Somalia

Foreign relations of Somalia

Foreign relations of Somalia

International organization membership

The Republic of Somalia is a member of:[7]

Somalia is one of only 7 U.N member countries, which are not a member state of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

Law and order in Somalia

Judiciary of Somalia

Military of Somalia

Military of Somalia

Local government in Somalia

Local government in Somalia

History of Somalia

Main article: Current events of Somalia

Culture of Somalia

Culture of Somalia

Art in Somalia

Sports in Somalia

Sports in Somalia

Economy and infrastructure of Somalia

Economy of Somalia

Education in Somalia

Education in Somalia

See also

References

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  5. ^ Paul Dickson, Labels for locals: what to call people from Abilene to Zimbabwe, (Merriam-Webster: 1997), p.175.
  6. ^ The only glaciers in Africa are on Mt Kenya (in Kenya), on Kilimanjaro (in Tanzania), and in the Ruwenzori Mountains (which are located in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo). See Proceedings of the Riederalp Workshop, September 1978; Actes de l'Atelier de Riederalp, septembre 1978): IAHS-AISH Publ. no. 126, 1980.
  7. ^

External links

  • Turbulent Waters in a Maritime Black Hole The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies May 2008
  • Condemn US-Ethiopian aggression against Somalia Lalkar January 2007
  • Somalia Operations: Lessons Learned by Kenneth Allard (CCRP, 1995)
  • From Nation-State to Stateless Nation: The Somali Experience by Michael van Notten (Amsterdam, 2000)
  • "Preserving American Security Ties to Somalia," by Michael Johns, Heritage Foundation, December 26, 1989.
  • Changed Arab attitudes to Somalia Conflict
  • "Separation Anxiety", article in The Walrus about post-traumatic stress disorder among Somali warriors
  • Between Kat and Katyushas Elaborated Article on the Contemporary History of Somalia
Government
  • Official Website of the Federal Government of Somalia
Geography
  • Bissig Addo
News;
  • Somalia - War situation since 1991 on France 24 – Special Report about Somalia on France 24 International News Channel
  • "Somalia in crisis" - collection of articles on the BBC
  • Somalia news headlines
  • Somalia's Struggle for Stability, Online NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
  • HRW claims US involved in secret detention of Somalis, Breaking Legal News 2007/04/01
  • IRIN Somalia humanitarian news and analysis
  • U.S. Special Envoy Cites Widespread ‘Lack of Confidence’ in Somali Government Council on Foreign Relations
  • ITN/CNN Report "War tears Somalia apart", an up-to-date report on Mogadishu, October 10, 2007.
Economy
  • Anarchy and Invention: How Does Somalia's Private Sector Cope without Government?
  • Breaking Legal News 2007/04/01
General information
  • Somalia at DMOZ
  • CBC Digital Archives - The Somalia Affair
  • News and Discussions
Religion
  • Mustaqbalka Ummadda Somaaliyeed
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