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Somalia (som)


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Somalia ranks 8,575th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Rajasthan, Samoa, and Slovenia. Memorable people born in Somalia include Fartuun Adan. Somalia has been the birth place of many social activists. Somalia is located in Somalia.

Somalia, officially the Federal Republic of Somalia, is a country in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the Northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. Somalia has the longest coastline on Africa's mainland. Its terrain consists mainly of plateaus, plains, and highlands. Hot conditions prevail year-round, with periodic monsoon winds and irregular rainfall. Somalia has an estimated population of around 15 million, of which over 2 million live in the capital and largest city Mogadishu, and has been described as Africa's most culturally homogeneous country. Around 85% of its residents are ethnic Somalis, who have historically inhabited the country's north. Ethnic minorities are largely concentrated in the south. The official languages of Somalia are Somali and Arabic. Most people in the country are Muslims, the majority of them Sunni. Read more on Wikipedia

In 1969, Somalia was the birth place of 1 globally memorable people, including Fartuun Adan.

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Most individuals born in present day Somalia were social activists (1),  while most who died were .