FRENCH SOMALI COAST (Jibuti)  French Somaliland Overseas Territory : FRENCH SOMALI COAST :
ITALIAN SOMALILAND (Mogadishu)  Territory of ITALIAN SOMALILAND [United Nations Trust Territory under Italian Administration] :
SOMALILAND (Hargeisa) De facto Independent State of SOMALILAND : PM Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal

Other Entities with similar names



Flag or logo since 1960-06-26*
Goboleedka SOOMAALILAND (so) + Dawlat ṢŪMĀLILĀND : عُمان صوماللاند (ar) + State of SOMALILAND (en) De facto Independent
Emblem or Symbol*

PM Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal
(ruler of SOMALILAND since 1960-06-26)
Capitals & administrative places*: Hargeisa
Official & national languages: Arabic (ar) . English (en) . Somali (so) .



6 Divisions:

BERBERA BERBERA District  (Berbera)Local: Degmada BERBERA (so) + Mintaqat BIRBIRA : منطقة بربرة (ar)  (Berbera)
BORAMA BORAMA District  (Borama)Local: Degmada BOORAMA (so) + Mintaqah BURAMAA : منطقة بوراما (ar)  (Boorama)
BURAO BURAO District  (Burao)Local: Degmada BURCO (so) + Mintaqah BUR´O : برعو (ar)  (Burao)
ERIGAVO ERIGAVO District  (Erigavo)Local: Degmada CEERIGAABO (so) + Mintaqah ARGEVO : منطقة إرجفو (ar)  (Ceerigaabo)
HARGEISA HARGEISA District  (Hargeisa)Local: Degmada HARGEYSA  (Hargeisa)
LAS ANOD LAS ANOD District  (Las Anod)Local: Degmada LAASCAANOOD (so) + LASANOD : لاسعنود (ar)  (Laascaanood)

1 Territory:

WARSANGELI Sultanate of WARSANGELI  (Las Khorey)Local: Sultanate of WARSANGELI (en) + Sultanato di UER-SINGELLI (it) + Saldanada WARSANGELI (so) + Saltanat WARSINGELI : سلطنة أوسنجلي (ar)  (Las Khorey)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Territories or Entities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

AFGOY AFGOY Residency  (Wanla Weyn)
AFMADU AFMADU Residency  (Afmadu)
ALULA ALULA Residency  (Alula)
AUDEGLE AUDEGLE Residency  (Audegle)
BAIDOA BAIDOA Residency  (Isha Baidoa)
BALAD BALAD Residency  (Balad)
BARDERA BARDERA Residency  (Bardera)
BELEDWEYN BELEDWEYN Residency  (Beledweyn)
BENDER KASSIM BENDER KASSIM Residency  (Bender Kassim)
BRAVA BRAVA Residency  (Brava)
BULOBARDE BULOBARDE Residency  (Bulobarde)
BURHAKABA BURHAKABA Residency  (Burhakaba)
CANDALA CANDALA Residency  (Candala)
DANTE DANTE Residency  (Dante)
DINSOR DINSOR Residency  (Dinsor)
DUSA MARREB DUSA MARREB Residency  (Dusa Marreb)
ELBUR EL BUR Residency  (Elbur)
ELDHER ELDHER Residency  (Eldher)
EYL EYL Residency  (Eyl)
GALKAYO GALKAYO Residency  (Galkayo)
GAROWE GAROWE Residency  (Garowe)
GELIB GELIB Residency  (Jilib)
ITALA ITALA Residency  (Itala)
ITALIAN SOMALILAND Territory of ITALIAN SOMALILAND [United Nations Trust Territory under Italian Administration]  (Mogadishu)
KISMAYO KISMAYO Residency  (Kismayo)
LUGH FERRANDI LUGH FERRANDI Residency  (Lugh Ferrandi)
MARGHERITA MARGHERITA Residency  (Margherita)
MERCA MERCA Residency  (Merca)
MOGADISHU MOGADISHU Residency  (Mogadishu)
OBBIA OBBIA Residency  (Obbia)
ODDUR ODDUR Residency  (Oddur)
Notes: aims to find the countries, territories, governments, administrative divisions and main international organisations that have existed during the 20th century.
   Current depth of investigation: . [red: country considered completed, rose: 1 level yet to complete, white: 2 levels yet to complete]
   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox

 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.


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