Somalia

Federal Republic of Somalia

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Capital: Mogadishu

Population: 9.8 million (UN, 2012)

Land area: 637,657sq km (246,201 sq miles)

Major languages: Somali, Arabic, Italian, English

Major religion: Islam

Life expectancy: 50 years (men), 53 years (women)

Currency: Somali shilling

Sources: UN, World Bank, BBC