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  2. Somalia - Wikipedia

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    Somalia has been inhabited since at least the Paleolithic.During the Stone Age, the Doian and Hargeisan cultures flourished here. The oldest evidence of burial customs in the Horn of Africa comes from cemeteries in Somalia dating back to the 4th millennium BCE.

  3. Somalia - Wikitravel

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    The semi-autonomous region Somaliland is a marginal improvement over the splendor of the rest of the country. ل‎ aṣ-Ṣūmāl) is on the Horn of Africa, and is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the north-west, and Kenya on its south-west.

  4. The Republic of Somalia was formed in 1960 by the federation of a former Italian colony and a British protectorate. Mohamed Siad Barre (Maxamed Siyaad Barre) held dictatorial rule over the country from October 1969 until January 1991, when he was overthrown in a bloody civil war waged by clan-based guerrillas.

  5. Geography,Government,History,Somalia

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    Geography . Somalia, situated in the Horn of Africa, lies along the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. It is bounded by Djibouti in the northwest, Ethiopia in the west, and Kenya in the southwest.

  6. Somalia

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    More information about Somalia is available on the Somalia Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.. U.S.-SOMALIA RELATIONS

  7. Somalia - The New York Times

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    U.S. Military Airstrike Kills 60 Shabab Fighters in Somalia . The military said the strike, which followed attacks on Somali security forces and their American advisers, was the deadliest against ...

  8. Identification. Somalia was known to the ancient Egyptians as the Land of Punt. They valued its trees which produced the aromatic gum resins frankincense and myrrh.

  9. Somalia is a republic governed by a federal administration with various regional administrations governing on a micro level. Somalia is an independent country.

  10. Somalia country profile - BBC News

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    Provides an overview of Somalia, including key events and facts about this civil war-wracked country on the Horn of Africa.

  11. The orange and tan colors of this high-oblique photograph of the Horn of Africa indicate an arid-to-semiarid landscape in the northern half of the east African country of Somalia.