February 1884 - 26 June 1960
Berbera (1884-1941); Hargeysa (1941-1960)
Now: Legally incorporated into Somalia, but unofficially independent as Somaliland
In February 1884, Britain took control of Somaliland from Egypt.
From 20th July 1887 to 1905, British Somaliland was administered from Aden as part of British India.
From 19th August 1940 to 16th March 1941, the protectorate was occupied by Italy.