Location of Somali

Somalia is situated in the strategic location on Horn of Africa along southern approaches to Bab el Mandeb and route through Red Sea and Suez Cana. It is located on the east coast of Africa.

Together with Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Djibouti it is often referred to as the Horn of Africa.

It is bordered by Djibouti to the northwest, Kenya on its southwest, the Gulf of Aden with Yemen on its north, the Indian Ocean at its east, and Ethiopia to the west.

Hargeisa and much of the de-facto republic of Somaliland is desert or hilly terrain. Somalia has the longest coastline in Africa.

Last Updated on Friday 13th November 2009