National Symbols of Somaliland

Somaliland is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Somalia, Djibouti, Ethiopia, . The capital of Somaliland is Hargeisa.

The official language is Arabic and the Somaliland Shilling is the currency of the Somaliland. The domain is N/A and the country code is +252.

National day is celebrated on 22 May 1991. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Somaliland is no exception.

In Somaliland, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Somalilander people. No official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Somaliland. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Somalilander symbol.

The country was founded by Sultan Guled Abdi at Toon. The current president of Somaliland is Muse Bihi Abdi.

In Somaliland the power plugs and sockets are of type C. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Somalilander national anthem was written by Hassan Sheikh Mumin and composed by Hassan Sheikh Mumin.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Somaliland
Alternative name(s) Jumhūrīyat Arḍ aṣ-Ṣūmāl
Regional location Somaliland lies in the Horn of Africa, on the southern coast of the Gulf of Aden. It is bordered by Djibouti to the northwest, Ethiopia to the south and west, and the uncontested part of Somalia to the east
Country name etymology "Land of the Somali", an ethnic group. Somali itself is of uncertain etymology.
Climate Dry climate, with most regions designated as arid, with a few, smaller, areas as semi-arid
Terrain Mostly flat to undulating plateau rising to hills in north
Population 15,893,222
National Day 22 May 1991
Language(s) Arabic
Religion Islam
Country code +252
Literacy rate 92.5%
Currency Somaliland Shilling
Capital city Hargeisa
Domain(TLD) N/A
Ethnicity Darod, Dir, Habr Awal, Gadabuursi & Muse
Head of government President
Nationality Somalilander
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 176,120 km2 (68,000 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+3 (EAT)
Average elevation 180 m
Coastline 3333 Km
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Somaliland

Motto of Somaliland

"There is no god but Allah; Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah"

National animal of Somaliland

The National animal of Somaliland is Not Declared

National flower of Somaliland

The National flower of Somaliland is Not Declared. Botanical name is .

National bird of Somaliland

The National bird of Somaliland is Somali sparrow

National bird of Somaliland - Somali sparrow

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Somalilander Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A man with a sense of humor is never at a loss for words or action.

The bridge is repaired only after someone falls in the water.

A person stands next to a shade not next to words.

You don’t go searching for bones in a lion’s den.

Poverty is slavery.

Every camel was once upon time two years old.

Think before you do. Think before you do.

Lend a false ear to false words.

The person who does not listen to an elder’s advice gets his or her leg broken.

What you see is what you believe.

Dogs understand each other by their barking, and men by their words.

To try and fail is not laziness.

Somalis don’t say a false proverb.

Death and justice affect all men equally.

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