Where is Somalia Located?
The Somalia is located in the eastern part of Africa continent. More precisely, Somalia is located in the Horn of Africa. Somalia map also shows that it shares its international boundaries with Djibouti in the north-west, Ethiopia in the west, and Kenya in the south-west.
Interestingly, Somalia was a significant centre for commerce with the rest of the ancient world. Probably, it was the reason that many of the rulers from ancient to modern tried to rule the region. The capital city of Somalia is Mogadishu. However, the government type of Somalia is still under the process of development. Hence, at present the government type of Somalia is Transitional Federal Government.
The economic system of Somalia is informal type and largely based upon livestock, remittance, money transfer companies and telecommunications.
|Where is Located||Somalia is a country located in the Eastern Africa|
|Neighboring Countries||Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya|
|Administrative divisions||18 regions|
|Area||246,200 sq mi|
|Population||10000000 (2012 est)|
|Official Language||Somalia and Arabic|
|Currency||Somali shilling (SOS)|
|ISO Alpha-2 Code||SO|
|ISO Alpha-3 Code||SOM|
|ISO Numeric Code||706|
|GDP||$5.896 billion 2010 estimate|
|Time Zone||EAT (UTC+3)|