Somali Democratic Republic

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The Somali Republic came into being on 1 July 1960 as a result of the merger of the British Somaliland Protectorate, which became independent on 26 June 1960, and the Italian Trusteeship Territory of Somalia. For the previous history of these territories see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1960, pp. 337 and 1367.

Al-Jumhouriya As-Somaliya Al-Domocradia


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Books of Reference

  1. Directory of Somalia. London, 1968Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1970

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  • John Paxton

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