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Somalia

Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Somali shilling
Country name: 
Somalia
Capital: 
Mogadishu
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
July 1, 1960
Independent from: 
1 July 1960 from a merger of British Somaliland that became independent from the UK on 26 June 1960 and Italian Somaliland that became independent from the Italian-administered UN trusteeship on 1 July 1960 to form the Somali Republic
Total area: 
637,657
Land area: 
627,337
Water area: 
10,320
Population: 
10,251,568
Population note: 
10,251,568 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
Somali Arabic
All languages: 
Somali (official), Arabic (official, according to the Transitional Federal Charter), Italian, English
Time zone: 
EAT (UTC+3) - Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+3)
Drive on: 
Right
Calling code: 
+252
Domain: 
.so