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Gulf of Aden, Mogadishu, anarchy, eastern Africa, central government

Somalia, republic in eastern Africa, bounded on the north by the Gulf of Aden, on the east and south by the Indian Ocean, on the southwest by Kenya, on the west by Ethiopia, and on the northwest by Djibouti. Somalia has been in a state of civil war and anarchy since 1991, when the central government was overthrown. The total area is 637,700 sq km (246,200 sq mi). Mogadishu is the capital and largest city.

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Gulf of Aden, Mogadishu, anarchy, eastern Africa, central government, Somalia, Indian Ocean, Ethiopia, Kenya, Djibouti, largest city, northwest, republic, capital, total area

 
 

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