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Location: Eastern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, east of Ethiopia.

Geography:  strategic location on Horn of Africa along southern approaches to Bab el Mandeb and route through Red Sea and Suez Canal.

Total area: 637,657 sq km, land area : 627,337 sq km, water area : 10,320 sq km.

Capital:  Mogadishu.

Industries:a few light industries, including sugar refining, textiles, wireless communication.

Languages:  Somali (official), Arabic, Italian, English.

National Holiday: Foundation of the Somali Republic, 1 July (1960); note - 26 June (1960) in Somaliland.

Currency (Code):  Somali shilling (SOS)

Population:10,112,453 This estimate was derived from an official census taken in 1975 by the Somali Government; population counting in Somalia is complicated by the large number of nomads and by refugee movements in response to famine and clan warfare (July 2010 est.).

Labor force:  3.447 million (few skilled laborers) (2007)
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Galcaio Airport
Elevation: 0ft aMSL, IATA Code: GLK, ICAO Code: HCMR, Galcaio,
Baidoa Airport
Elevation: 0ft aMSL, IATA Code: BIB, ICAO Code: HCMB, Baidoa,
Burao Airport
Elevation: 0ft aMSL, IATA Code: BUO, ICAO Code: HCMV, Burao,
Eyl Airport
Elevation: 0ft aMSL, IATA Code: HCM, ICAO Code: HCME, Eyl,
Bardera Airport
Elevation: 0ft aMSL, IATA Code: BSY, ICAO Code: HCMD, Bardera,
Hargeisa Cidagale International
Elevation: 4,423ft aMSL, IATA Code: HGA, ICAO Code: HCMH, Hargeisa,
Berbera Airport
Elevation: 30ft aMSL, IATA Code: BBO, ICAO Code: HCMI, Berbera,
Erigavo Airport
Elevation: 0ft aMSL, IATA Code: ERA, ICAO Code: HCMU, Erigavo,
Kismayu Airport
Elevation: 49ft aMSL, IATA Code: KMU, ICAO Code: HCMK, Kismayu,
Bossaso Airport
Elevation: 0ft aMSL, IATA Code: BSA, ICAO Code: HCMF, Bossaso,
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