Somalia

Somalia, officially the Federal Republic of Somalia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. Somalia has the longest coastline on the continent, and its terrain consists mainly of plateaus, plains and highlands. Hot conditions prevail year-round, along with periodic monsoon winds and irregular rainfall.

Somalia Country Information

Capital and largest city Mogadishu
2°2′N 45°21′E
Official languages

Somali
Arabic
– Second Constitution 25 August 1979
– Current Constitution 1 August 2012
Area
– Total 637,657 km2 (44th)
246,200 sq mi
Population
– 2012 estimate 10,085,638 (86th)
– Density 16.12 (163th)
– Per capita $600 (224nd)
HDI (2011) n/a / unranked)
Currency Somali shilling (SOS)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
– Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+3)
Drives on the right
Calling code +252
ISO 3166 code SO
Internet TLD .so