Mogadishu (/[unsupported input]ˌmɒɡəˈdɪʃ/; Somali Muqdisho, popularly Xamar; Arabic: مقديشوMaqadīshū; Italian: Mogadiscio, literally "The Seat o the Shah") is the lairgest ceety in Somalie an the naition's caipital. Locatit in the coastal Banaadir region on the Indie Ocean, the ceety haes servit as an important port for centuries.

Mogadishu

مقديشو Maqadīshū
Mogacapital.jpg
Eik-name(s): 
Xamar,[1] The Mog, Mog[2]
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Coordinates: 02°02′N 45°20′E / 2.033°N 45.333°E / 2.033; 45.333Coordinates: 02°02′N 45°20′E / 2.033°N 45.333°E / 2.033; 45.333
Kintra Somalie
RegionBanaadir
Govrenment
 • MayorThabit Abdi Mohammed
Area
 • Total1,657 km2 (640 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • Total2,000,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EAT)

ReferencesEedit

  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc, The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Marcopædia, Volume 17, (Encyclopædia Britannica: 1991), p.829.
  2. Fred Oluoch (10 Januar 2010). "Somalia: A Working Christmas in Mogadishu". allAfrica.com. Retrieved 12 October 2011.
  3. John Pike (13 August 2007). "SOMALIA: Conditions worsen in camps as thousands more flee Mogadishu". Globalsecurity.org. Retrieved 12 Juin 2011.
  4. Mogadishu