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by Vishal Kumar

Somalia political map can be referred to know about the country’s Gobolka boundaries and their capitals.The Somalia Africa map also marks the capital of the country with a red dot and…


Somalia Map Africa

Somalia political map can be referred to know about the country’s Gobolka boundaries and their capitals.The Somalia Africa map also marks the capital of the country with a red dot and black dots signify major cities. The green squares on the map represent the capitals of the Gobolka boundaries.

Somalia political map is a visual representation of the regional boundaries, which constitute the country of Somalia. The map features Gobolka capitals, major cities and the capital of the country. Somalia is located in the eastern part of the African continent. It shares its borders with Gulf of Eden and Indian Ocean as shown in the map of Somalia Africa. Mogadishu is the capital of Somalia.

Location and Geography of Somalia

The Somalia Africa map also shows the location of the country. According to the map, Somalia is situated in the eastern part of the African continent. The country borders with Gulf of Eden and Indian Ocean. The geographical coordinates of the country are 10° North latitude and 49° East longitude. Somalia stands on a total area of 637,657 square kilometers. The area covered by land is 627,337 square kilometers and the area covered by water bodies is 10,320 square kilometers. The coastline of the country stretches over an area of 3,025 kilometers. Indian Ocean is the lowest point of Somalia and the highest point is Shimbiris, situated 2,416 meters above sea level.

Capital of Somalia

The capital of Somalia is Mogadishu and is situated at an altitude of 28 meters. It is marked with a red dot on the online map of Somalia. The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of the city is 2° 4′ North and 45° 22′ East longitude respectively. The neighboring cities are El Uerega, Garas Balley, Colomat, Caddey and Dabandoob.

Gobola Provinces and Capitals

The green squares on the printable map of Somalia represent the Gobola capitals or the regional capitals. They are listed below:

  • Awdal- baki
  • Woqooyi- Hargeysa
  • Togdheer- Burao
  • Sanaag- Erigavo
  • Bari- Bender Cassim
  • Sool- Laascaanood
  • Nugaal- garoowe
  • Mudug- Galcio
  • Galguduud- Dusa Marreb
  • Hiraan- Beledweyne
  • Bakool- Oduur
  • Gedo- Garbahaarrey
  • Bay- Baidoa
  • Shabeellaha Dhexe- Wanlawey
  • Shabeellaha Hoose- Merca
  • Jubbada Hoose- Chisimayu

Important Cities

The major Somalian cities are marked with black dots on the printable map of Somalia. Some of the cities are Bilis Qooqaani, Jamaame, Baraawe, Awdheegle, Balcad, Cadele, Buurhakaba, Mereeg, Hobyo, Buulobarde, Ceelbuur, Jirriban, Eyl and Bargaal.

Region Population Area(km.²) Area(mi.²) Capital Former
Awdal Baki Hargeisa
Bakool 148,700 27,000 10,000 Xuddur Alto Giuba
Banaadir 520,100 1,657 640 Mogadishu Banaadir
Bari 222,300 70,000 27,000 Boosaaso Migiurtinia
Bay 451,000 39,000 15,000 Baydhabo Alto Giuba
Galguduud 255,900 43,000 17,000 Dhuusa Marreeb Mudug
Gedo 235,000 32,000 12,000 Garbahaarrey Alto Giuba
Hiiraan 219,300 34,000 13,000 Beledweyne Hiiraan
Jubbada Dhexe 147,800 23,000 9,000 Bu’aale Basso Giuba, Alto Giuba
Jubbada Hoose 272,400 61,000 24,000 Kismaayo Basso Giuba
Mudug 311,200 70,000 27,000 Gaalkacyo Mudug, Migiurtinia
Nugaal 112,200 50,000 19,000 Garoowe Migiurtinia
Sanaag 216,500 54,000 21,000 Ceerigaabo Burco
Shabeellaha Dhexe 352,000 22,000 8,000 Jawhar Banaadir
Shabeellaha Hoose 570,700 25,000 10,000 Marka Banaadir
Sool Laascaanood Burco
Togdheer 383,900 41,000 16,000 Burco Burco, Hargeisa
Woqooyi Galbeed 655,000 45,000 17,000 Hargeysa Hargeisa, Burao
18 regions 5,074,200 637,657 245,640

 

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