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Mogadishu ocean pollution in Somalia
Mogadishu ocean pollution in Somalia

Mogadishu

Beach pollution in Somalia
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SOMALIA

Africa

SOMALIA

Africa

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Capital: Mogadishu

Location: Eastern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, east of Ethiopia

Government: Federal Republic of Somalia

Currency: Somali shillings (SOS)

Area: 637,657 sq km

Population: 12,094,640 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: Somali (official, according to the 2012 Transitional Federal Charter), Arabic (official, according to the 2012 Transitional Federal Charter), Italian, English

Religion: Sunni Muslim (Islam) (official, according to the 2012 Transitional Federal Charter)

TimeZone: UTC+3

Tel Code: +252

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