Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Somalia (SO). Explore satellite imagery of Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia, on the Google Maps of Africa below.
Somalia (GPS: 10 00 N, 49 00 E) is located in Eastern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, east of Ethiopia. The country’s area measurements are total: 637,657 sq km; land: 627,337 sq km, water: 10,320 sq km. This sovereign state is almost five times the size of Alabama, slightly smaller than Texas. The total irrigated land is 2,000 sq km (2012).
One of the essential features of Somalia: Strategic location in the Horn of Africa along with southern approaches to Bab el Mandeb and route through the Red Sea and Suez Canal.