Mogadishu

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Mogadishu
مقديشو Maqadīshū
Nickname(s): Xamar,[1] The Mog, Mog[2]
Mogadishu is located in Somalia
Mogadishu
Mogadishu
Location in Somalie.
Coordinates: 2°02′N 45°21′E / 2.033°N 45.350°E / 2.033; 45.350
Kintra Banner o Somalie Somalie
Region Banaadir
Government[3]
 • Mayor Mohamed Nur
Area
 • Total 1,657 km2 (640 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 2,000,000
Time zone EAT (UTC+2)

Mogadishu (play /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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc, The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Marcopædia, Volume 17, (Encyclopædia Britannica: 1991), p.829.
  2. Fred Oluoch (2010-01-10). "Somalia: A Working Christmas in Mogadishu". allAfrica.com. Retrieved 2011-10-12. 
  3. John Pike (2007-08-13). "SOMALIA: Conditions worsen in camps as thousands more flee Mogadishu". Globalsecurity.org. Retrieved 2011-06-12. 
  4. Mogadishu