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The history of Jamhuuriyadda Soomaaliya (Somalia) __ You will find several click to read articles and resources about Somalia history. - From -

History of Somalia __ "Greek merchants and explorers in the Erythraean (Red) Sea referred to Somalia as two regions, the Berber Coast (the Red Sea Coast of Somalia) and Azania, which actually included the coasts of modern Kenya and Tanzania as well as the Somali East Coast."  An encyclopedic article with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

History of Somalia __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of the country of Somalia." - From -

Somali History __ A brief look at Somali history. - From -

Somalia: History __ "Between the 7th and 10th cent., immigrant Muslim Arabs and Persians established trading posts along Somalia's Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean coasts; Mogadishu began its existence as a trading station."  A general look at Somalia history along with additional information about Somalia. - From -


Somalia - History __ "Somalia was known as the Land of Punt by ancient Egyptians, who came to Somalia's northern shores for incense and aromatic herbs."  A general look at history. - From -

Somalia History __ "Sadly, inter-clan tensions, radical socialism, rearmament by the USSR and the occasional (often disastrous) war with Ethiopia helped tear the country apart."  A good look at Somalia's history. - From -

Somalia - History and Politics __ " By the end of the 19th century years of treaties had partitioned the Somali home territory into the British Somaliland Protectorate, French Somaliland, Italian Somalia, northern Kenya and the Ogaden in Ethiopia."  A rather detailed version of Somalia's history. - From -


Somalia (History) was formed by a merger of two former colonial territories __ "The United Kingdom established a protectorate in British Somaliland in 1886, following the withdrawal of Egyptian garrisons from the area. Italian Somaliland originated in 1889, when Italy concluded agreements with two local rulers, who placed their territories under Italian protection."  A general overview of Somalia history. - From Arabic German Consulting -

Timeline: Somalia __ Annotated timeline of important dates and events in Somalia's history. - illustrated - From BBC -


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