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Somalia is an African country that exists solely in a de jure capacity. Somalia has no recognized central government authority, president, national currency, or any other feature associated with a well-established nation state. Authority is in the hands of small groups of rival warlords who lead small opposing governments.

From the CIA World Factbook 2000. Not Wikified.

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History Main article: History of Somalia

Geography Main article: Geography of Somalia

Demographics Main article: Demographics of Somalia

Politics Main article: Politics of Somalia

Provinces Main article: Regions of Somalia[?]

Somalia is divided into 18 regions (gobolka):

Note: regions marked (*) are part of the self-proclaimed but internationally unrecognized Republic of Somaliland (former British Somaliland).

Economy Main article: Economy of Somalia

Communications Main article: Communications in Somalia

Transportation Main article: Transportation in Somalia

Military Main article: Military of Somalia

Foreign relations Main article: Foreign relations of Somalia

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