Regions in Somalia
The location of the capital as well as the bulk of the combat.
Somalia’s central region
The country’s central area, centered on the Galguduud and Mudug regions.
A historically independent area on the Horn of Africa.
The de facto autonomous northern region, which has a functional administration and a minor tourism industry.
Cities in Somalia
- Mogadishu – Mogadishu is the capital and often regarded as the world’s most lawless city.
- Hargeisa – Hargeisa is Somaliland’s capital and, by Somalian standards, a relatively secure city.
- Kismayo – Kismayo is a port city in the country’s south.