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Somalia's Quick Facts

Land Area 627,337 km2
Water Area 10,320 km2
Total Area 637,657 km2
Population 10,817,354
Population Density 16.96 / km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $4.72 Billion
GDP Per Capita $400
Currency Shilling (SOS)
Largest Cities
  • Muqdisho (Mogadishu) (2,282,009)
  • Hargeysa (988,716)
  • Merca (666,370)
  • Berbera (499,396)
  • Kismaayo (471,134)

Somalia Flag:

Flag of Somalia

The flag of Somalia was officially adopted on October 12, 1954. The blue field is the same shade used by the United Nations.

The five-pointed white "Star of Unity" is symbolic of the Somali race found in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and the former associated British and Italian colonies.

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Flag of Somalia

Somalia's coat of arms features two leopards supporting a shield, which bears the white star of the national flag. Below the shield are two crossed lances and palm fronds wrapped in a ribbon.

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