Somalia

Somalia

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.

Capital of Somalia

Mogadishu,Ā SomaliĀ Muqdisho, ItalianĀ Mogadiscio, ArabicĀ Maqdishu, capital, largest city, and a major port ofĀ Somalia, located just north of theĀ EquatorĀ on theĀ Indian Ocean. One of the earliestĀ ArabĀ 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 ofĀ MuscatĀ before coming under
the control of theĀ sultanĀ of Zanzibar in 1871.

Somalia currency

The Somali shilling is the official currency of Somalia. It is subdivided into 100 senti (Somali, also Ų³Ł†ŲŖ), cents (English) or centesimi (Italian).[1]

Somalia’s climate

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

Juba River

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

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

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.

REFERENCES:

Wikipedia: Somali shilling