Somalia Country Code +252

Country calling code +252

Alpha-2 Code SO

Alpha-3 Code SOM

About Somalia

Somalia (/səˈmɑːliə/ sə-MAH-lee-ə; Somali: Soomaaliya; Arabic: الصومال‎, romanized: aṣ-Ṣūmāl), officially the Federal Republic of Somalia (Somali: Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya; Arabic: جمهورية الصومال الاتحادية‎, romanized: Jumhūrīyat aṣ-Ṣūmāl al-Itihadiya) is a sovereign country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Guardafui Channel and Somali Sea to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. The country claims a border with Djibouti through the disputed territory of Somaliland. Somalia has the longest coastline on Africa's mainland, and its terrain consists mainly of plateaus, plains, and highlands. Climatically, hot conditions prevail year-round, with periodic monsoon winds and irregular rainfall. Somalia has an estimated population of around 15 million and has been described as the most culturally homogeneous country in Africa. Around 85% of its residents are ethnic Somalis, who have historically inhabited the northern part of the country. Ethnic minorities are largely concentrated in the southern regions. The official languages of Somalia are Somali and Arabic. Most people in the country are Muslims, the majority of whom belong to the Sunni sect of Islam...

Somalia Statistics

  • LAT/LONG: 5°9'7"N / 46°11'58"E
  • CAPITAL: Mogadishu
  • POPULATION: 15,756,671
  • AREA: 627,340 Km2
  • GDP: $0
  • TELEPHONES: 100,000
  • INTERNET USERS: 106,000

How to Call Somalia from the US (or Canada)

Trying to call Somalia from the U.S. (or Canada)? These simple dialing directions will help you:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. (or Canada) exit code.
  • Next dial 252, the country code for Somalia.
  • Then dial the area code (1–3 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (5–7 digits).

Travel in Somalia

  • LANGUAGES: Somali (official), Arabic (official, according to the Transitional Federal Charter), Italian, English
  • CURRENCY: Shilling (SOS)

    Type C European 2-pin

    • Commonly used in Europe, South America & Asia
    • 2 pins
    • Not grounded
    • 2.5 A
    • Almost always 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type C

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