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Somalia
(2,578 words)

Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya (The Federal Republic of Somalia)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

16,105,000

Area

640,000 sq. km (250,000 sq. mi)

Population density

25/sq. km (65/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.98% (per 1,000: births 41, deaths 10)

Under 15 years

46%

Urban dwellers

46% (4.20% p.a.)

Largest cities

Muqdisho 2,282,000; Hargeysa 989,000; Merka 666,000; Berbera 499,000; Kismaayo 471,000

Languages & peoples (Wo…

Cite this page
“Somalia”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02SOM>
First published online: 2020



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