International Space Station ISS captured Somalia.

Credit: ISS, ESA, NASA

Somalia is a sovereign state with its territory located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by the Gulf of Aden to the north and Indian Ocean to the east. Somalia has the longest coastline on Africa’s mainland, and its terrain consists mainly of plateaus, plains and highlands. In 2011–2012, a political process providing benchmarks for the establishment of permanent democratic institutions was launched. Somalia has maintained an informal economy, mainly based on livestock, remittances from Somalis working abroad, and telecommunications.

The local scenery on the ground of Mogadishu, the capital, is as follows.

Credit: Wikipedia

Reference: The Horn of Africa, Somalia (NASA Earth Observatory)
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