Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Capital: Mogadishu
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 627,340 (2007)
Population (people): 8,909,015 (2007)
Population density (people per km2 land area): 14.20 (2007)
Population growth (annual): 2.5% (2007)
Life expectancy at birth (years): 53 (2007)
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 104 (2007)
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): No Data
GDP growth (annual): No Data
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Coastal and Marine
Total area of Exclusive Economic Zone 0-200 nautical miles (km2): 836,153 (2014)
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 0.00% (2014)

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Protected Area Details
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Marine Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Lag Badana-Bushbush 872 872 1547 Not Reported
Marine Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Central Somali Coast 2.59 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0
Gulf of Aden 1.38 0.0 4.15 32.97 0.0
Northern Monsoon Current Coast 0.67 0.0 0.07 74.08 0.0