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Description: The Physical Map of Somalia showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, seas, Ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.

Somalia Facts and Country Information...

Somalia, officially known as the Federal Republic of Somaliais located in the Horn of Africa (named after its resemblance to a horn of rhinoceros). It is surrounded by Ethiopia in the west, Djibouti in the northwest, the Gulf of Aden in the north, the Indian Ocean in the east, and Kenya in the southwest.

Somalia consists of the longest coastline on the mainland of African continent. The country’s terrain consists of mainly plains, plateaus and highlands.
It is located strategically in the mouth of the gateway of Bab el Mandeb which opens into the Suez Canaland the Red Sea.The country is located at the eastern tip of theAfrican continent.

The nation covers a total area of about 638,000 square kilometres, constituting land with 10,300 square kilometres of only water.The maritime claims of this country include territorial waters of 200 nautical miles.

Somalia has many archipelagos and islands on its coast. These include the Bajuni Islands as well as the Saad ad-Din Archipelago. In the north there is a semi-desert plain known as the Guban, which lies parallel to the Gulf of Aden.

The mountain range of the Cal Madow lies in the northeastern part. Somalia's highest peak is the Shimbiris, which stands at a height of about 2,420 metres.

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