Jasiirada Koyama, Somalia  

Koyama is a Somali island that is the second largest island of the Bajuni Islands archipelago in the Somali sea, situated only 1.5 km from the mainland coast of Somalia. It is 5.3 km long and up to two kilometres wide, and features a large bay or lagoon opening towards the mainland coast. At 6.38 km2, it is almost equal in size to Chula, which measures 6.40 km2. Koyama island has two separate villages, Koyama and Koyamani. Koyama is rich in historic ruins and monuments such as pillar tombs.

All Bajuni inhabitants of the island belong to the somali government.

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