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Somalia international travel guide in 2024

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Somalia ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด

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Somalia is part of Africa with main city at Mogadishu. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 26.07 ยฐC in Somalia with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 3.82 mm. Internet speed in Somalia is on average 1.7 Mbps. In Somalia you drive on the right side. Its Least Developed country with a population of 11M people. The main currency is Somali Shilling. The languages spoken are Somali and Arabic. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Least Developed ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~26.07 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~3.82 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 11M people

Somalia Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Do not travel
We've reviewed our advice for Somalia. We haven't changed the level of our advice, do not travel. Terrorist attacks continue to occur. If you're in Somalia, leave as soon as possible. If you decide to stay despite our advice, get professional security advice. We continue to advise: Do not travelย to Somalia due to armed conflict, the ongoing very high threat of terrorist attack and kidnapping, and dangerous levels of violent crime.
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Somalia Weather

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Somalia Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

Somalia uses 220V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type C.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Somali and Arabic

Money in Somalia

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Somalia uses the Somali shilling (symbol: Sh), code SOS.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 shillings. Shilling is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 25, 10, 5 and 1 shillings and 50, 10, 5 and 1 cents.

Calling in Somalia

๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Somalia is on average 1.7 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Somalia is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Somalia, dial +, then 252 (the country code for Somalia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Somalia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 4 .

Driving in Somalia

๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ Road rules

In Somalia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110-120 km/h (68-74 mph) on motorways, 110-120 km/h (68-74 mph) on expressways, 40-65 km/h (24-40 mph) in all built-up areas and 50-90 km/h (31-55 mph) on undivided highways.

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

Police
999
Ambulance
998
Fire department
996

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Somalia travel details

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