Somalia Bordering Countries: Djibouti
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Where is Somalia?
Somalia Satellite Image
Somalia is located in eastern Africa. Somali is bordered by the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden and Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Kenya to the west.
Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of Somalia and all of Africa in fantastic detail. It works on your desktop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. The images in many areas are detailed enough that you can see houses, vehicles and even people on a city street. Google Earth is free and easy-to-use.
Somalia is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World. This map shows a combination of political and physical features. It includes country boundaries, major cities, major mountains in shaded relief, ocean depth in blue color gradient, along with many other features. This is a great map for students, schools, offices and anywhere that a nice map of the world is needed for education, display or decor.
If you are interested in Somalia and the geography of Africa our large laminated map of Africa might be just what you need. It is a large political map of Africa that also shows many of the continent's physical features in color or shaded relief. Major lakes, rivers,cities, roads, country boundaries, coastlines and surrounding islands are all shown on the map.
Afgooye, Baardheere, Bandarbeyla, Baraawe, Bargaal, Baroowe, Baydhabo (Baidoa), Beledweyne, Berbera, Boosaaso, Burco, Buulobarde, Buurhakaba, Cadale, Caluula, Ceeidheere, Ceek, Ceerigaabo, Eyl, Gaalkcayo (Galcaio), Gol Bax, Gori Rit, Hargeysa, Jamaame, Jawhar (Gioar), Jilib, Kidi Faani, Kismaayo (Chisimayu), Luuq, Mareer, Marka (Merca), Muqdisho (Mogadishu), Qardho, Qoryooley, Raas Kaambooni, Saacow, Saylac, Toore, Urkut and Waajid.
Gacanka Xaafuun Koof, Gacanka Xaafuun Waq, Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean, Jubba River, Qooriga Neegro, Qooriga Raguda, Shabeelle River and Shebele River.
Somalia Natural Resources:
Somalia has numerous metal resources, which include uranium, tin, bauxite, copper, and largely unexploited reserves of iron ore. Other natural resources for this country include salt, gypsum, natural gas and the likelihood of oil reserves.
Somalia Natural Hazards:
Although Somalia is subject to recurring droughts, the country can experience floods during the rainy season. Other natural hazards include frequent dust storms during summer over the eastern plains.
Somalia Environmental Issues:
The country of Somalia has environmental issues concerning the land, including deforestation, overgrazing, soil erosion, and desertification. There is also a high rate of famine. The use of contaminated water contributes to the human health problems.
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