Somalia

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PROFILE
  • Area: 637,657 sq. km (246,201 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 10,817,354 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.92% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 52.4 years (2016)
  • Languages: Somali (official), Arabic (official), Italian, English
  • Religions: Sunni Muslim (Islam) (official)
  • Formal name: Federal Republic of Somalia
  • Alternate names: Jamhuuriyada Demuqraadiga Soomaaliyeed, Jamhuuriyadda Soomaaliya, Republic of Somalia, Somali Democratic Republic, Somalie, Soomaaliya
  • Government type: federal parliamentary republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President HASSAN SHEIKH Mohamud; head of government: Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali SHARMARKE
  • Capital: Mogadishu
  • Administrative divisions: 18 regions
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $400 (2014 est.)
  • Exports: livestock, bananas, hides, fish, charcoal, scrap metal
  • Imports: manufactures, petroleum products, foodstuffs, construction materials, qat
  • Currency: Somali shilling (SOS)
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