Somalia is on the Horn of Africa, and is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the north-west, and Kenya on its south-west. This is a country with a troubled past.
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Hargeisa is the capital of the self-proclaimed republic of Somaliland. In recent years, it has been one of the safest places in what the rest of the world still considers to be Somalia.
Mogadishu is the official capital of Somalia, a major battleground of the civil war which has ravaged the country since 1991.
Somaliland is officially an autonomous region of the country of Somalia. Unofficially, it is a de facto sovereign state.
Southern Somalia occupies about a third of the Somalia's territory, and is home to most of the fighting in the civil war.
Puntland is a region in northeastern Somalia, which declared itself an autonomous state in the late 1990s.
Central Somalia is the central region of Somalia. Galkacyo International Airport.