Timeline of stamp issuing entities of Somalia and connected areas

British Somaliland Protectorate 1903–1960
Italian Somaliland 1903–1936
British occupation of Italian Somaliland 1948–1950
UN Trust Territory of Somalia (under Italian administration) 1950–1960
Somalia 1960–today
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
2010
2020

Stamp issuing entities of Somalia and connected areas

Name Issued
stamps
Bird
stamps
1903–1960 British Somaliland Protectorate

British Somaliland (Somali: Dhulka Biritishka ee Soomaaliya, Arabic: الصومال البريطاني Al-Sumal Al-Britaniy‎) was a British protectorate in present-day northwestern Somalia.

→ see under British East Africa
≈ 200 ≈ 4
1903–1936 Italian Somaliland

Italian Somaliland (Italian: Somalia italiana, Arabic: الصومال الإيطالي‎ Al-Sumal Al-Italiy, Somali: Dhulka Talyaaniga ee Soomaaliya), also known as Italian Somalia, was a colony of the Kingdom of Italy in present-day northeastern, central and southern Somalia.

→ see under Italian East Africa
≈ 400 ≈ 5
1948–1950 British occupation of Italian Somaliland
→ see under Italian East Africa
≈ 20
1950–1960 UN Trust Territory of Somalia (under Italian administration) ≈ 100
1960–today Somalia ≈ 1 Thousand ≈ 49

About Somalia

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Bibliography

  • “International mail restored in Somalia,“ Stamp Magazine, November 2016: 9.