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Somaliland Repuplic 

Somaliland is situated on the eastern horn of Africa and lies between the 08°00' - 11°30' parallel north of the equator and between 42°30' - 49°00' meridian east of the Greenwich. It shares borders with Republic of Djibouti to the west, Federal Republic of Ethiopia to the south and Somalia to the east. Somaliland has a coastal line to the north of the country which extends 460 miles along the Red Sea. The territory's geography is distinguished by three main topographical features locally known as the Guban, Oogo and Hawd.Click here for a PDF Version of Somaliland Map
 


Goverment of Somaliland

Language: Somali
Capital: Hargeisa

President : Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud (AKA)Siilanyo

Area - Total

Population - Total : 3,500,000

Independence Declared - Recognition From Somalia - 1991

Currency : Somaliland shilling
Calling Code : 252 2

 

Presidents of Somaliland, 1991 - present

Abdurahman Ali Tur :- 28 May 1991 - 16 May 1993
Haji Ibrahim Egal : - 16 May 1993 - 3 May 2002
Dahir Riyale Kahin : 3 May 2002 - July 2010

Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud Siilanyo: Elected as the 4th Somaliland president on July 2010

President of Somaliland Silaanyo

Somaliland Independent day is May 18-1991 - 3,500,000 million people live in Somaliland. In 1991, after escalating civil conflict in the south, the North West of the country declared itself an independent republic. Somaliland still awaits diplomatic recognition. people throughout Somalia share a common language and religion. Click for Historical overview

Somaliland Back Ground and Publications

Flag of Somaliland
The Somaliland Flag - National anthem Listen

The flag of Somaliland, the former British protectorate, was introduced on October 14, 1996, when it was approved by the National Conference. Somaliland, which declared its independence on May 18, 1991. The flag of the Republic of Somaliland shall consist of three horizontal, parallel and equal sections, the top section of which is coloured green and has inscribed in its midst in white in Arabic language La Ilaha Ill-Allah, Muhammadan Rasulullah [There is no other God but Allah, Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah]; the middle section is white and has inscribed in its midst an equally sided five pointed black star; and the bottom section is coloured clear red.


Climate in somaliland


Time zone East Africa Time Time change from UTC* UTC+0300 A resident is a... Somali National currency Somaliland shilling (SLS) Major national language(s) Somali (official), Arabic, English

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Travaling to Somaliland

To get a visa for Somaliland you will have to contact one of the Somaliland missions and apply

COUNTRY PROFILE

SOMALILAND REFERENDUM

On May 31, 2001 the people of Somaliland went to the poles to vote in their very first national election. The election was held to ratify their new constitution – a constitution that was drafted to formally withdraw from their union with Somalia. .....More.. Download Acrobat Reader

Somaliland national army
An Island Stability in a Sea of Chaos View SlideShow

Hargeisa Somaliland

Somaliland women celebrate a constitutional referendum in Hargeisa. Ten years after Somaliland's leaders decided on unilateral secession from Somalia, the population will decided to endorse the constitution.


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Somaliland Independent day is May 18-1991 - 3,500,000 million people live in Somaliland. Learn More