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Descriptor English: Somalia
Descriptor Spanish: Somalia
Descriptor Portuguese: Somália
Descriptor French: Somalie
Tree number(s): Z01.058.290.120.730
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012998
Scope note: Somalia is located on the east coast of Africa on and north of the Equator and, with Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Kenya, is often referred to as the Horn of Africa. It comprises Italy's former Trust Territory of Somalia and the former British Protectorate of Somaliland. The capital is Mogadishu.
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 13381
Unique ID: D012998
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Somalia - Preferred
Concept UI M0020142
Scope note Somalia is located on the east coast of Africa on and north of the Equator and, with Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Kenya, is often referred to as the Horn of Africa. It comprises Italy's former Trust Territory of Somalia and the former British Protectorate of Somaliland. The capital is Mogadishu.
Preferred term Somalia



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