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Somalia is a country located in the eastern Africa region. It has a coastline along the Indian Ocean as well as the Red Sea. It borders Kenya to the south west, Ethiopia to the North West, and the independent nation of Somaliland to the north and is just a few kilometers across the Red Sea into Yemen in the Middle East.
One of the best tourist attractions in Somalia is its amazing sandy beaches and scenic seaside resorts. The country has the largest coastline in Africa. There are lots of little towns dotting the coastline, including Ras Kiamboni, and most have really nice, white sandy beaches and lots of nice warm weather.
There are several national parks in the country and visitors can get to visit these parks and watch African wildlife roaming wild and free. African wildlife roaming the vast savanna lands of the continent is one of the most amazing spectacles of the world. These animals include baboons, lions, warthogs, and wildebeest, antelope of various kind and zebra and ostrich.
Visitors and tourists to Somalia are advised to stay at hotels in the capital city or Mogadishu where there is ample security and the government security apparatus is in full control. Here, there are hotels, restaurants, clubs pubs, the international airport as well as some public transport, taxis and other amenities.
Somalia is a country that is facing a lot of internal strife after a civil war. The country has a weak central government that is fighting Islamist rebels who have wreaked havoc in much of the country. The government is slowly regaining control of the entire country but some regions are still unsafe. Travel to these parts is not advisable. Many western governments advice their citizens against any travel to this country.

The capital of Somalia is Mogadishu. The currency of Somalia is the Somali Shilling(SOS) Flag of Somalia

Somalia is an African country

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Airports in Somalia

Hargeisa, Berbera, Mogadiscio, and Burao

Leaders of Somalia

List of seas in Somalia

Arabian Sea

The Country dialling code of Somalia is +252, and the TLD (Top-level domain) of Somalia is .so

Map of Somalia



Languages spoken in Somalia


Animals native to Somalia / which animals live in Somalia?

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Coordinates (in Latitude & Longitude) of Somalia

10 00 N, 49 00 E

Kilometers of coastline

3,025 kilometers

Square kilometers of land

627,337 square kilometers

Square kilometers of water

10,320 square kilometers

Birth rate

44.6 / 1000 population

Death rate

16.28 / 1000 population

Irrigated land

2,000 sq km
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