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  Italian Somaliland Paper Money-Index
Italian Somaliland was an Italian colony in East Africa with its capital at Mogadishu.
The British Somaliland was established in the north in 1884 and a protectorate was formed in 1887.
Italian Somaliland became part of Italian East Africa on 1.6.1936 when it merged with the Ethiopian region of Ogaden and was named a province of Somalia.
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  Togdheer Online - Somaliland Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: )
British Somaliland or Somaliland protectorate was a British protectorate on the South shore of the Gulf of Aden with (1952) 176.113 km2 and 500.000 inhabitants, capital: Hargeisa.
Somaliland attained her independence on June 26th, 1960 and united with former Italian Somalia in July 1st of the same year to form independent Republic of Somalia.
This is the flag of former Republic of Somalia (Somaliland and Somalia) from 1960 to 1991.
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16 Mar 1905 Italian Somalia (Italian Somaliland) colony (in
1 Jul 1960 Unification of Somaliland with Italian Somalia
Territorial Disputes: Internationally recognized as part of Somalia; territorial dispute with Puntland over eastern Sanaag and Sool provinces; "Somaliland" secessionists provide port facilities to land-locked Ethiopia and establish commercial ties with regional states; "Puntland" secessionists clash with "Somaliland" secessionists to establish territorial limits and clan loyalties, each seeking support from neighboring states.
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Somaliland is also denied recourse to redress its legitimate grievances in the international arena – illegal fishing in its waters, waste dumping and violation of its land and air space.
Somaliland has done what it could on its own, and is now appealing to the international community not to let its people down, who have played by the highest standards of international rules and acted with exceptional fortitude, but who face onerous difficulties due to the isolation brought about by non-recognition.
During the whole of that period, Somaliland was not only politically and economically marginalized but the entire economy of the country was destroyed by a series of deliberate measures inflicted on the population by the military regime.
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The Greek navigators called it the "Country of aromatic gums"; at the present time it is called Somaliland from the name of the people who inhabit it.
Their language, which has been made known by the Capuchin missionaries, is related to that of the Gallas; it has incorporated a large number of Arabic idioms.
However, European influence has made itself felt in Somaliland since 1829 when the Red Sea was first used as a route to India; but it is only of late years that France, England, and Italy have taken actual possession of the Somali coast.
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Somaliland was the first Somali territory to become independent on 26 June 1960, joining ex-Italian Somalia in a shot-gun marriage when the UN trusteeship ended on 1 July of the same year.
Somaliland has now been effectively independent for over ten years and there is no immediate prospect of it re-entering a marriage that has died through neglect and ill treatment.
When the 3.5 million people of Somaliland decided to withdraw from the failed union with former Italian-ruled Somalia in May 1991, nothing of economic value was left in country.
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It, indeed, undermines the hopes and aspirations of the people of Somaliland, who have every right to remain independent from the rest of Somalia, as they once were both under colonialism and for a brief moment before they voluntarily merged their post-colonial state with the former Italian Somaliland.
The key to Somaliland's opulence, by African economic standards of the day, was international trade as the people in the territory were, in the words of one British colonial officer, "Natural born traders." (See “Somaliland” by Andrew Hamilton).
It is this age-old trading skills and inherent business ingenuities on the part of the people of Somaliland, observed by the colonial officer in the early 20th century, that currently sustains the Somaliland's booming economy, despite its lack of international recognition.
www.somalilandforum.com /somaliland/history/Somaliland-History.htm   (1518 words)

 Somaliland.Org - British Parliaments Debate On Somaliland
Somaliland is not a conflict area; it is a settled area where the people have enormously improved their lot practically without assistance from the international community.
Somaliland is a fascinating example of how it is worth our taking the time and trouble—and using taxpayers' money—to visit other countries, because none of us could have imagined the situation on the basis of some desk research, however thoroughly it may have been conducted.
Somaliland is also in desperate need, having suffered from terrible droughts, the worst in decades, resulting in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of animals; 200,000 people were left vulnerable.
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 Somalihome Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Among provisions of the settlement was free Italian use of the railroad from Addis Ababa to French Somaliland and free access to the port of Djibouti.
Four of the eight Italian submarines were lost in June and, although a merchantman and a sloop went to the bottom, for the most part Allied convoys sailed unmolested through the Red Sea to Egypt.
Similarly, only a single vessel arrived in Italian Somaliland with supplies during the East African campaign-- a Japanese cargo ship with tires (all of which proved to be the wrong size) and fuel (which could not be transported inland and later had to be burned to prevent its capture).
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 Somaliland Times
After the Second World War, Italian Somaliland was returned to Italy but as a United Nations Trust and the unanticipated prospect of their eastern neighbor’s early independence startled the Somali élite in Hargeisa almost as much as it did the hitherto complacent British colonial administration.
The people of Somaliland have experienced severe tribulations and setbacks: the persecution and the ethnic cleansing of Siyad government, the civil war, the crippling non-recognition and the unexpected loss of the late president, Mohamed Haaji Ibrahim Egal, at a critical moment.
The skeptics have been proven wrong: Somaliland has transferred power in a constitutional, orderly and peaceful manner; the President isn’t a member of the predominant Issaq clan; Somaliland is growing economically and politically by the day, and Somaliland would conduct the coming multiparty elections fairly and peacefully.
www.somalilandforum.com /news/sltimes/00001800.htm   (5126 words)

 Somaliland and the issue of international recognition: a response
The writer has rightly applauded Somaliland for its relative peace and successful elections and referendum in the country (not all by any means) which makes such a contrast to most of lawless Somalia.
In the case of British Somaliland, the Darood clans, who inhabit the regions of Sool, Sanaag and Cayn (approximating over 40 percent of the geographical area of the so-called Somaliland), were separated from their fellow clan cousins in Southern Somalia (Puntalnd).
The independence of former British and Italian Somalilands and their unity on July first, 1960 was the first realization of this dream.
www.wardheernews.com /Articles_06/Jan/23_Somaliland_recognition_Ageeleh.htm   (1465 words)

 East Africa, Near East, WW2, Red Sea. Alexandria, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Somaliland, Abysinnia, Suez, Canal, Ethiopia, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
colonies of Eritrea, Ethiopia (Abyssinia) and Italian Somaliland.
The Italian army was also powerful enough to conquer British and French Somaliland and posed a threat to the Sudan and Kenya.
Italian resistance continued mainly in the north of the Ethiopia.
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 Somalia (02/07)
Independence: July 1, 1960 (from a merger between the former Somaliland Protectorate under British rule, which became independent from the UK on June 26, 1960, and Italian Somaliland, which became independent from the Italian-administered UN trusteeship on July 1, 1960, to form the Somali Republic).
Note: In 1991, a congress drawn from the inhabitants of the former Somaliland Protectorate declared withdrawal from the 1960 union with Somalia to form the self-declared Republic of Somaliland.
In Somaliland, which is made up of the former British protectorate, Dahir Riyale Kahin was elected President in presidential elections deemed free and fair by international observers in May 2003.
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 Italian Somaliland - Definition, explanation
Italian Somaliland was an Italian colony that lasted, apart from a brief interlude of British rule, from the late 19th century until 1960 in the territory of the modern-day East African nation of Somalia.
In 1941, the area was occupied by British troops, and the British continued to administer the area until November 1949, when Italian Somaliland was made a United Nations Trust Territory under Italian administration.
On July 1, 1960, Italian Somaliland was granted its independence.
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 Somaliland: Ten Years On | BBC World Service
Somaliland is believed to have rich oil deposits in the coastal region but companies interested in exploring them are hindered by the lack of proper insurance for their equipment and personnel.
The territory of the Republic of Somaliland covers the same area as that of the former Somaliland Protectorate and is located between Latitude 8' to 11' 30' north of the equator and Longitude 42' 45 to 49' East…
The Republic of Somaliland is bordered by the Gulf of Aden to the north; Somalia to the east; the Federal Republic of Ethiopia to the south and the west; and the Republic of Djibouti to the north west.
www.bbc.co.uk /worldservice/people/highlights/010430_somaliland.shtml   (1003 words)

 Somaliland (Somalia)
The new flag of Somaliland, the former British part of Somalia which declared its independence some years ago, is three equal horizontal stripes of green-white-red.
The current Somaliland flag may have been introduced after the proclamation of independence on 1991-05-18, because I have seen some images of the independence proclamation (unclear images on a TV documentary) and the flag hoisted was horizontal red, white, green in proportions 1:2:1.
The National Flag of Somaliland is white in colour with a green circle in its centre, encircling the green circle and written in Arabic is the attestation to the one-ness of God, 'There is no God but ALLAH and MOHAMMED is his messenger'.
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 Italian Navy, Zara, Fiume, Pola, Artigeliere, Aviere, Trento   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On the 9th, Eagles aircraft failed to find the Italians and first contact was made by a detached cruiser squadron which was soon under fire from the heavier Italian ships.
By the end of the month 26 Italian submarines were operating out of Bordeaux, but were never as successful as their German ally.
In the morning of the 15th, south of Pantelleria, an Italian two-cruiser squadron in conjunction with Italian and German aircraft attacked the by-now lightly defended convoy.
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 Ethiopia Mussolini's Invasion and the Italian Occupation - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, ...
The Italians had built fortified positions in Welwel in 1930 and, because there had been no protests, assumed that the international community had recognized their rights over this area.
On encountering Italian belligerence, the commission's members withdrew but left behind their Ethiopian military escort, which eventually fought a battle with Italian units.
In December the Italians declared the whole country to be pacified and under their effective control.
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 Somalia: History — Infoplease.com
In accordance with UN decisions, Italian Somaliland, renamed Somalia, was granted internal autonomy in 1956 and independence in 1960.
Soon afterward, an insurgent group in N Somalia (the former British Somaliland) that had begun its rebellion in the 1980s announced it had seceded from the country and proclaimed itself the Somaliland Republic.
Somaliland remained a nonparticipant in the transitional government (and held elections for its own parliament later, in Oct., 2005).
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The government of Somaliland Republic is the effective and unchallenged authority of the North (former British Somaliland Protectorate).
The political map of the Horn of Africa with the rise of Eritrea and Somaliland has also change, the “New World Order” favors the downfall of African dictators, that are being swept by the current wind of change in Africa.
Demeaning presents a problems that the Somaliland government and the public are determined to put their maximum efforts to help themselves.
www.somaliland.org /opinions.asp?ID=05072100   (1293 words)

 Italian Somaliland: definition, usage and pronunciation - YourDictionary.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Italian Somaliland: definition, usage and pronunciation - YourDictionary.com
A former Italian colony of eastern Africa comprising the eastern and southern portions of present-day Somalia.
In 1960 Italian Somaliland was combined with British Somaliland to form Somalia.
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 Italian Somaliland Paper Money-Index
talian Somaliland was an Italian colony in East Africa with its capital at Mogadishu.
He obtained a commercial agreement from the Sultan in 1885 and was appointed the first Governor of Italian Somaliland by Italian Prime Minister,
The British Somaliland was established in the north in 1884 and a protectorate was formed in 1887.
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