Somalia and S Guide - Resources and Review

Map of Somalia showing the main settlements, boundaries and routes.
Basic reference information about Somalia, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
Brief details of the history and geography of Somalia, as well as business, culture, government and transport information.
Detailed handbook describing the history of Somalia and analysing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Particular attention is given to the people who make up the society, their origins, dominant beliefs and values, common interests and the issues on which they are divided, and their attitudes toward each other and toward their social system and political order.
Basic reference information about Somalia, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, co
ordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
Links to a range of Internet resources about Somalia.
Summary of the nature and structure of government of Somalia, with links to several other resources about the country.
Detailed assessment of human rights practices in Somalia. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.
Listing of political resources relevant to Somalia, with links to parties, organisations, government, media and results of recent elections, where available.
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in Somalia, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.
Range of information about the Arab world, including business, news, events, organisations, travel and entertainment, plus a commercial directory and a set of country
specific information about various Arab countries.
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