Mogadishu is one of the most populated cities in Somalia, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 02.02N latitude / 45.25E longitude. For routing in Mogadishu, please check the free driving directions Mogadishu service below.
When you visit Somalia, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Arabic, Somali, and the officially used currency is Somali shilling (SOS), since 1962.
Mogadishu, the capital city, has numerous population; 1 554 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Mogadishu counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Somalia, bears 15 181 925 sum citizens spreading on its 246 200,64 sq mi / 637 657 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Somalia is Federal parliamentary republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: N/A, while salute for the national anthem called: Qolobaa Calankeed (Praise to the flag).
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Somalia Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Somalia
Somalia, situated in the Horn of Africa, lies along the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. Djibouti bounds it in the northwest, Ethiopia in the west, and Kenya in the southwest. In the area, it is slightly smaller than Texas. Generally arid and barren, Somalia has two chief rivers, the Shebelle, and the Juba.