Concept

Greater Somalia

Summary
Greater Somalia (Soomaaliweyn, الصومال الكبرى As-Sūmal al-Kubra) is a concept to unite all ethnic Somalis comprising the regions in or near the Horn of Africa in which ethnic Somalis live and have historically inhabited. The territory historically encompassed British Jubaland Province (now Jubaland), British Somaliland (now the internationally unrecognized de facto state Somaliland), Italian Somaliland, parts of French Somaliland (now Djibouti), the Somali Region in Ethiopia, the Northern Frontier District in Kenya, and the intra-46th meridian east territories. At the present, it encompasses Somalia proper, Jubaland, southern and eastern Djibouti, the Somali Region and Dire Dawa in Ethiopia, and the Garissa, Wajir and Mandera Counties in Kenya (all of which were part of the former North Eastern Province which was abolished in 2013). History Since the beginning of the 20th century the concept of Greater Somalia started to be developed with the birth of the nation of Somali
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