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Capital : Mogadishu
Language :  Somali, Arabic
Currency :  Somali shilling
Population : 11 079 000
Area : 637 657 km2

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Somalia facts
Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. This country has more than 59 400 motor vehicles (6 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The top-level national domain is .so . There are over 21,400 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the extension .so are: solarmovie.so, atdhe.so and ch131.so.

4. In this country there are more than 22 100 km of paved roads (0,03% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 61 airports, 6 of the paved surface.

6. Full name of the country – Federal Republic of Somalia.

7. The average annual temperature is 28 degrees.

8. Political system – republic.


Geography in Somalia

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1. This country is twice as large as Poland.

2. The main rivers are Juba and Uebi Szebelie.

3. Somalia borders with such countries as: Djibouti 58 km, Ethiopia 1,600 km, Kenya 682 km.

4. The highest peak is Shimbiris, 2,450 m above sea level.

5. There are 441290 km2 of agricultural land in Somalia (70% of the country).

6. 69774 km2 of the country is covered by forests (11.1%)

7. The highest situated city in the country is Erigavo.

53. The nearest capital in a straight line from Mogadishu is Nairobi (Kenya) – 1017 km.

54. The furthest capital in a straight line from Mogadishu is Apia (Samoa) – 15731 km.


Finance in Somalia

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1. The tax on goods and services is 10% (2018).

2. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 5,707,000,000 (PLN 24,425,960,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 7 370,000,000 (PLN 31 543 600 000).

3. At the beginning of 2014 , foreign debt was around: $ 3 054 000 000 .


Law in Somalia

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1. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 40 to 65 km / h.

2. Outside built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road varies from 50 to 90 km / h, and on highways from 110 to 120 km / h.

3. In Somalia, there is no minimum wage set by the government.

4. The tax on goods and services is 10% (2018).

5. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

6. In 2016, a death penalty was imposed on over 14 people.


Education in Somalia

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1. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

2. The average IQ level is 68.

3. In this country there are 62.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 6 709 514 people).


Work in Somalia

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1. In Somalia, there is no minimum wage set by the government.


Best in Somalia

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1. The most deadly disease in this country is tuberculosis.

2. The most popular sport is football.

3. The highest peak is Shimbiris, 2,450 m above sea level.

4. The highest situated city in the country is Erigavo.

5. The lowest temperature: 2.8 °C was measured in Hargeysa.

6. The highest temperature: 47.8 °C was measured in Berber.


Army in Somalia

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 99 place,
2018 > year – 131 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 12,000 professional and 24,000 reservists,
2018 year – 15,900 professional and 0 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 70 tanks, 260 > armored vehicles, 30 jet aircraft and 14 helicopters,
2018 year – 140 tanks, 430 armored vehicles, 25 jet planes and 0 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 1,500,000,000 (PLN 6,420,000,000),
2018 year – $ 58 960 000 (PLN 252 348 800).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about ships, in 2018 it was about 2 ships.


Society in Somalia

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1. In Somalia, an average person consumes about 0.5 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. In 2013, 201 people died as a result of traffic accidents.

3. The average IQ level is 68.

4. On average, a woman gives birth to 6 children.

5. In this country over 500,000 (2015) 1 200 000 (2018) people have access to the internet (about 11% of the population).

6. Around 429,000 (2015) 1,100,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

7. The population density is 21 people / km².

8. The main religion is Islam – 99.6%.

9. The average age people living in this country is 17.8 years.

10. In this country there are around:
4,844,000 people (43.72%) in the age range 0-14 years.
5,987,000 people (54.04%) in the age range 15-64 years.
248,200 people (2.24%) over 65 years old.

11. In this country, about 448 000 children are born each year (4.0% of the population), and about 151,000 people die (1.4% of the population).

12. 91 people in 1000 possess firearms.

13. 35% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

14. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 6 cigarettes a month.

15. The average life expectancy in this country is 50.2 years (women – 51.8 years and men – 48.7 years).


Symbols of Somalia

1. The national animal is a leopard.


Sport in Somalia

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1. The most popular sport is football.


History of Somalia

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1. Independence from Great Britain and Italy was obtained on July 1, 1960.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1956.

3. The country joined the UN on September 20, 1960.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Somalia?

The highest peak in Somalia is Shimbiris (2450 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Somalia?

The longest river in Somalia is Shebelle.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a leopard.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Somalia?

Somalia borders with such countries as: Djibouti 58 km, Ethiopia 1,600 km, Kenya 682 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age people living in this country is 17.8 years old.

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Somalia?

The population density is 18 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

The motto of the country is: “Go forward and never go back!”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 47.8 ° C was measured in Berber.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 2.8 ° C was measured in Hargeysa.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

For Muslims, alcohol is illegal. Other people may have bought it for 21 years.

answer: Marta