Catholic Church


Federal Republic of Somalia (Somalia)


Also known as: Somalia (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski, latine), la Somalie (français), Somália (Português), 索馬里 (正體中文), ソマリア (日本語)

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Capital: Mogadishu

Area: 627,337 km²

Population: 11,031,386

Saints: 1 Blessed

Religions: Sunni Muslim (Islam)

Languages: Somali (official, according to the 2012 Transitional Federal Charter), Arabic (official, according to the 2012 Transitional Federal Charter), Italian, English

Ethnic Groups: Somali 85%, Bantu and other non-Somali 15% (including 30,000 Arabs)

Neighbouring Countries: Kenya Kenya, ↖ Ethiopia Ethiopia, ↖ Djibouti Djibouti, ↑ Yemen Yemen, ↘ Seychelles Seychelles

Circumscriptions (1): Dioceses (1)

Roman Rite (1): Mogadishu

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Documents Documents

Apostolic Delegation: Somalia Archbishop Antoine Camilleri (55)

Conference of Bishops: Conférence des Evêques Latins dans les Régions Arabes (C.E.L.R.A.) Link Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M. (55)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (A.M.E.C.E.A.) Link Bishop Charles Joseph Sampa Kasonde (52)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.) Link Cardinal Philippe Nakellentuba Ouédraogo (75)

as of 2021.01.01

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