Somali Democratic Republic

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


HISTORY. 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.

Al-Jumhouriya As-Somaliya Al-Domocradia


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Books of Reference

  1. Background to the Liberation Struggle of the Western Somalis. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mogadiscio, 1978Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1980

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  • John Paxton

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