Somalia, the easternmost country of Africa, in the Horn of Africa. It extends from just south of the Equator northward to the Gulf of Aden and occupies an important geopolitical position
between sub-Saharan Africa and the countries of Arabia and southwestern Asia.
Mogadishu, Somali Muqdisho, Italian Mogadiscio, Arabic Maqdishu, capital, largest city, and a major port of Somalia, located just north of the Equator on the Indian Ocean. One of the earliest Arab settlements on the East African coast, its origins date to the 10th century. It declined in the 16th century after a period of extensive trade with the Arab states, but it had
commercial relations with the Portuguese and the imams of Muscat before coming under
the control of the sultan of Zanzibar in 1871.
The Somali shilling is the official currency of Somalia. It is subdivided into 100 senti (Somali, also سنت), cents (English) or centesimi (Italian).
the climate of Somalia is tropical, hot all year round, in addition, it is generally dry.
Precipitation is scarce, typical of a desert or semi-desert climate in vast areas, while the wettest areas are occupied by savannah. The driest areas are the northern coast, where annual rainfall drops to around 50 millimeters (2 inches) per year.
Tourism in Somalia
The Juba River is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Somalia. It is rich in fish. Most of the Somali people depend on fishing and try to extract pearls and sponges. The river is surrounded by wonderful forests that are spread by mangroves and various animals
Las Geel is one of the most important Somali tourist sites, located in the autonomous region
of Somaliland, and it consists of a series of caves, and it is noted that it hosts much rock
paintings, dating back to the Neolithic period.
Bakara Market is one of the most famous landmarks in Somalia, which is located in the
Somali capital, Mogadishu, and displays various Somali colors and flavors, and is filled with
street food vendors and stalls selling national souvenirs at a low price.
Beaches of Berbera and Sinbusi
The beaches of Berbera and Sinbusi These are among the best beaches in Somalia,
providing the opportunity to enjoy the water, soft sand, and the possibility of practicing many water sports.