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Geography Statistics of Somalia

  • Coastline: 1,879 miles (3,025 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 242,215 sq miles (627,337 sq km)
    (water) 3,985 sq miles (10,320 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 246,199 sq miles (637,657 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 18 regions in Somalia. They are Awdal, Bakool, Banaadir, Bari, Bay, Galguduud, Gedo, Hiiraan, Jubbada Dhexe (Middle Jubba), Jubbada Hoose (Lower Jubba), Mudug, Nugaal, Sanaag, Shabeellaha Dhexe (Middle Shabeelle), Shabeellaha Hoose (Lower Shabeelle), Sool, Togdheer, Woqooyi Galbeed
  • Horizontal Width: 238.96 miles (384.56 km) from Beledweyne east to Hobyo
  • Vertical Length: 675.12 miles (1,086.5 km) from Boosaaso south to Mogadishu

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya
  • Geographic Center: About 97.92 miles (157.58 km) west of Hobyo
  • Highest Point: Shimbiris 7,926 ft (2,416 m)
  • Lowest Point: Indian Ocean 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.