Mogadishu

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Mogadishu

مقديشو Maqadīshū
Mogacapital.jpg
Eik-name(s): 
Xamar,[1] The Mog, Mog[2]
Mogadishu is locatit in Somalie
Mogadishu
Mogadishu
Location in Somalia
Coordinates: 02°02′N 45°20′E / 2.033°N 45.333°E / 2.033; 45.333Coordinates: 02°02′N 45°20′E / 2.033°N 45.333°E / 2.033; 45.333
Kintra Somalie
RegionBanaadir
Govrenment
 • MayorThabit Abdi Mohammed
Area
 • Total1,657 km2 (640 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • Tot2,000,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EAT)

Mogadishu (/[unsupported input]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