|Full name:||Somali Republic or Somali Democratic Republic.|
|Population||10.5 million (2013)|
|Borders||Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya by land and Yemen by sea.|
|Language:||Somali, Arabic, English and Italian.|
|Time Zone||UTC+03:00 (EAT)|
|Newspaper:||AllPuntland, Hiiraan, Puntland Post and Shabelle Times.|
|Places to Visit:||Berbera, Mogadishu, Hargeisa, Hargeisa Markets and Las Geel.|
|Climate||tropical but not torrid climate|
In 2014, Somalia exported $266M and imported $1.88B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.61B. In 2014 the GDP of Somalia was $5.71B and its GDP per capita was $542.
The top exports of Somalia are:
Sheep and Goats ($94.7M), Other Oily Seeds ($75.6M), Bovine ($61.4M), Tanned Goat Hides ($5.66M) and Other Hides and Skins ($4.6M).
The top export destinations of Somalia are:
Oman ($136M), India ($47.6M), China ($28.6M), Yemen ($23.9M) and Pakistan ($8.4M).
Its top imports are:
Other Vegetables ($471M), Raw sugar ($192M), Bovine ($133M), Wheat Flours ($98.8M) and Rice ($93.3M).
The top import origins are:
Ethiopia ($675M), India ($335M), China ($204M), Oman ($162M) and Malaysia ($69.3M).
[9th December 2017]
An agreement in this regard was signed during a ceremony held at COMSATS Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan, on 9th November 2017.[Details...]
[8th February 2017]
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has been sworn in as Somalia`s new president.[Details...]
Dayib, who has lived in Finland since 1990, wants to return home to create stability and prosperity. [Details...]
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