Some municipalities or cities within municipalities are further divided into delegaciones or boroughs. Oxford University Press. A referendum was held in neighboring Djibouti then known as French Somaliland in , on the eve of Somalia's independence in , to decide whether or not to join the Somali Republic or to remain with France.

The Sultanate of Ifat , led by the Walashma dynasty with its capital at Zeila , ruled over parts of what is now eastern Ethiopia, Djibouti, and northern Somalia. These inspirational people are paving the way for future generations. For the Love of Gin.

The Colonial Legacy in Somalia p. Many studies have been done with regards to this and the strong conclusion is The Eygyptian people were African. Somali women have likewise traditionally applied kohl kuul to their eyes.