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Somalia travel information, including maps of Somalia, top Somalia travel experiences, Somalia travel advice

Our travel guide to Somalia is coming soon. In the meantime, please check out our Somalia Essential Info page, and the posts in our travellers' forums.

Further Reading

Travel in Somalia – vital statistics

  • Capital of Somalia: Mogadishu
  • Population of Somalia: 10.1 million
  • Languages in Somalia: Somali, Arabic, Italian, English
  • Time in Somalia: GMT+3
  • International dialling code in Somalia: +252
  • Voltage in Somalia: 220V 50Hz
  • Visa information for Somalia: Somalia visa
  • Money in Somalia: Somalian shilling (SOS). There are no ATMs in Somalia and there is nowhere to change travellers cheques. However, there are a few places which take payment by credit card and some places will accept US dollars.
  • Somalia travel advice: Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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