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Independence Day

How did Somalia gain their independence? Colonization of Somalia. Italian Somaliland gained their independence from Italy on July 1st, 1960. Simultaneously, Italian Somaliland united with British Somaliland, who gained their independence from Britain on June 26th, 1960. This unification of the two Somalilands formed the Somali Republic, known today simply as Somalia.

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