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Federal Republic of Somalia[1]
Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya (Somali)
جمهورية الصومال الفيدرالية (Arabic)
Jumhūrīyat aṣ-Ṣūmāl al-Fidirālīyah
Location of Somalia.
Location of Somalia.
Location of Somalia
Capital
and largest city
Mogadishu
2°2′N45°21′E / 2.033°N 45.350°E / 2.033; 45.350
Official languages
ReligionIslam
Demonym
GovernmentFederalparlimentary republic
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
Hassan Ali Khayre
LegislatureFederal Parliament
Formation
c. 200 BCE
10th century
13th century
13th century
13th century
17th century
17th century
19th century
1884
1889
20th century
• Union, Independence and Original Constitution
1 July 1960[3]
1 August 2012
Area
• Total
637,657 km2 (246,201 sq mi) (42nd)
Population
• 2014 estimate
12,316,895[4] (76th)
• Density
19.31[4]/km2 (50.0/sq mi) (199th)
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
• Total
$4.431 billion[3] (163rd)
• Per capita
$400[3]
GDP (nominal)2014 estimate
• Total
$5.8 billion[3][5]
• Per capita
$300–600[3][5]
CurrencySomali shilling (SOS)
Time zoneEAT(UTC+3)
• Summer (DST)
not observed (UTC+3)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Drives on theright
Calling code+252
ISO 3166 codeSO
Internet TLD.so

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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