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Somalia


BASIC FACTS

 

Area 637,660 Km2
Population 15 per Km2
HDI Rank 0 (over 186 countries)
Capital City Mogadishu
Demographic distribution Somali (85%), Bantu, Arabs
Spoken languages Somali (official), Arabic, Italian, English
Religious beliefs Sunni Muslim
Political regime The Transitional Federal Government (TFG) was formed in July 2005. Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed was appointed President of the TFG in January 2009. Regional governments exist in Somaliland and Puntland.
Head of State Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (President), Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke (Prime Minister)
Associations with International Organisations United Nations, the League of Arab States, the African Union, the Inter-Governmental Authority for Development and the Community of Sahal-Saharan States.
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Sources: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The World Factbook