Outline of Somaliland

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The location of Somaliland
An enlargeable map of Somaliland

The following outline is provided as an overview and topical guide to Somaliland:

Somalilandunrecognised self-declared sovereign state that is internationally recognised as an autonomous region of Somalia.[1] The government of Somaliland regards the territory as the successor state to the British Somaliland protectorate, which was independent for a few days in 1960 as the State of Somaliland,[2][3] before uniting with the Trust Territory of Somalia (the former Italian Somaliland) later the same week to form the Somali Republic.[2][3][4][5][6]

General reference[edit]

Geography of Somaliland[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of Somaliland within Somalia.

Location of Somaliland[edit]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Regions of Somaliland
Map of Somaliland
Main article: Regions of Somaliland
Key Region Capital Area
km²
Population
density
km2
1 Salal Zeila n/a n/a
2 Awdal Borama n/a n/a
3 Gabiley Gabiley n/a n/a
4 Gaaroodi Salahley n/a n/a
5 Sahil Berbera n/a n/a[9]
6 Odweyne Odweyne n/a n/a
7 Togdheer Burao n/a n/a
8 Cayn Buuhoodle n/a n/a
9 Sarar Caynaba n/a n/a
10 Sool Las Anod n/a n/a
11 Sanaag Erigavo n/a n/a
12 Maakhir Badhan n/a n/a
13 Hawd Baligubadle n/a n/a
14 Maroodi Jeex Hargeisa n/a n/a

The main cities and towns in Somaliland:

State Capital Annexed
Gabiley Gabiley Maroodi Jeex
Maakhir Badhan Sanaag
Cayn Buhoodle Togdheer
Salal Zeila Awdal
Sarar Caynaba Sool
Odweyne Odweyne Togdheer
Hawd Baligubadle Maroodi Jeex

16 new Districts:

District Region Annexed Region
Haji Salax Odweyne Togdheer
Kalabaydh Sool region
Wajale Gabile Hargeysa
Widh-widh Buhoodle Sool
Qorulugad Buhoodle Togdheer
Go’Da Weyne Sahil
Harasheekh Odweyne Togdheer
Raydab Khatumo Odweyne Togdheer
Garba Dardar Salal Awdal
Boon Sala Awdal
Harirad Salal Awdal
Las Idle Sahil
War Idad Sarar Togdheer
Yubbe Sanaag Maakhir
Elal Sarar Togdheer
War Imran Togdheer
Magalo Ad Awdal

Government and politics of Somaliland[edit]

An enlargeable map of Somaliland border claims

Executive branch[edit]

Legislative branch[edit]

Foreign relations of Somaliland[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

Law and order within Somaliland[edit]

Military of Somaliland[edit]

History of Somaliland[edit]

Main article: History of Somaliland

Culture of Somaliland[edit]

Main article: Culture of Somaliland

Economy and infrastructure of Somaliland[edit]

See also[edit]

Main article: Somaliland

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Transitional Federal Charter of the Somali Republic". University of Pretoria. 2004-02-01. Retrieved 2010-02-02.  "The Somali Republic shall have the following boundaries. (a) North; Gulf of Aden. (b) North West; Djibouti. (c) West; Ethiopia. (d) South south-west; Kenya. (e) East; Indian Ocean."
  2. ^ a b "Somaliland Marks Independence After 73 Years of British Rule" (fee required). The New York Times. 1960-06-26. p. 6. Retrieved 2008-06-20. 
  3. ^ a b "How Britain said farewell to its Empire". BBC News. 2010-07-23. 
  4. ^ Encyclopaedia Britannica, The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, (Encyclopaedia Britannica: 2002), p.835
  5. ^ "The dawn of the Somali nation-state in 1960". Buluugleey.com. Retrieved 2009-02-25. 
  6. ^ "The making of a Somalia state". Strategypage.com. 2006-08-09. Retrieved 2009-02-25. 
  7. ^ "The Transitional Federal Charter of the Somali Republic". University of Pretoria. 2004-02-01. Retrieved 2010-02-02.  "The Somali Republic shall have the following boundaries. (a) North; Gulf of Aden. (b) North West; Djibouti. (c) West; Ethiopia. (d) South south-west; Kenya. (e) East; Indian Ocean."
  8. ^ Gettleman, Jeffrey (2009-06-02). "No Winner Seen in Somalia's Battle With Chaos". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-02-02. 
  9. ^ Somaliland Constitution
  10. ^ CIA - The World Factbook - Somalia

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Somaliland