Somali peninsula


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Noun1.Somali peninsula - a peninsula of northeastern Africa (the easternmost part of Africa) comprising Somalia and Djibouti and Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia
Afars and Issas, Republic of Djibouti, Djibouti - a country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997
Eritrea, State of Eritrea - an African country to the north of Ethiopia on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Ethiopia in 1993
Abyssinia, Ethiopia, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Yaltopya - Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia
Somalia - a republic in extreme eastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; subject to tribal warfare
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
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Wind is another resource that could be tapped given the Somali peninsula's location close to the southwest and northeast monsoons.
The major themes addressed are pre-colonial and indigenous societies and state systems, migrations and settlements, the expansion of international trade and penetration of Arab merchants and settlers into the Somali Peninsula, the coming of the Europeans and the partition and colonial domination starting in the late 19th century, anticolonial struggles, the different colonial regimes, attainment of independence, and the violence that has accompanied the project of nation building since 1960.

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