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British Somaliland:

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, officially Federal Republic of Somalia, country (2015 est. pop. 10,616,000), 246,200 sq mi (637,657 sq km), extreme E Africa. It is directly south of the Arabian peninsula across the Gulf of Aden.
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British Somaliland

a former British protectorate (1884--1960) in E Africa, on the Gulf of Aden: united with Italian Somaliland in 1960 to form the Somali Republic
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(141) Based purely on an uti possidetis juris evidentiary standpoint, Somaliland should have title to the SSC region because it was originally a part of the British Somaliland Protectorate. Puntland can refute these claims by exhibiting the Act of Union, in which both Somaliland and Somalia merged in 1960.
(26.) For details on the social and economic circumstances of the British Protectorate of Somaliland, see GREAT BRITAIN COLONIAL OFFICE, SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE: REPORT FOR THE YEARS 1956 AND 1957 (1959) [hereinafter SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE REPORT FOR 1956]; GREAT BRITAIN COLONIAL OFFICE, SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE: REPORT FOR THE YEARS 1958 AND 1959 (1960) [hereinafter SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE REPORT FOR 1958].
In 1991, a congress drawn from the inhabitants of the former Somaliland Protectorate declared a withdrawal from the 1960 union with Somalia to form the self-declared "Republic of Somaliland." Somaliland has not received international recognition but has maintained a de facto separate status since that time.
The British Somaliland Protectorate was Peggy's home for "a little less than two years [yet] the land and its people had a radical and lasting impact on her." A healthy curiosity and enthusiasm also must have helped to make it feel less like building bridges across oceans.
Kakwenzire, "Colonial Rule in the British Somaliland Protectorate 1905-1939; London University, Unpublished Ph.D.
Note: In 1991, a congress drawn from the inhabitants of the former Somaliland Protectorate declared withdrawal from the 1960 union with Somalia to form the self-declared Republic of Somaliland.