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Somalia

Somalia, situated in the Horn of Africa, lies along the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. It is bounded by Djibouti in the northwest, Ethiopia in the west, and Kenya in the southwest. Created in 1960 from a former British protectorate and an Italian colony, Somalia collapsed into anarchy following the overthrow of the military regime of President Siad Barre in 1991. In spite of the civil unrest, the economy has remained healthy, primarily based on livestock, money transfer companies and telecommunications.

Somalia is also known to issue beautiful commemorative coins.