Somalia officially known as the Federal Republic of Somalia is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia on the west, Djibouti on the northwest, the Gulf of Aden on the north, the Indian Ocean on the east, and Kenya on the southwest. Mogadishu is the capital and the largest city of Somalia. The other major cities and towns in Somalia are Hargeysa, Galkayo, Burao, Bosaso, Kismayo, Merca, Borama, Jamame, Erigavo, Baidoa, Las Anod, Hobyo, Beled Hawo, Afgooye, Garoowe, Beledweyne, Qoryoley, Jowhar, Jilib, Bardera, Baki, Burhakaba, El Dhere, Wanlaweyn, Dinsoor, Eyl, etc.
The official languages of the country in Somalia are Somali and Arabic. The other spoken languages in Somalia are Italian, French, etc. Somalia is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like New Year’s Day, Labour Day, Independence Day, Republic Day, Neeroosh, Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha, Day of Ashura, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
The official name of the postal service in Somalia is The Somali Postal Service (Somali Post). The postal service in Somalia was introduced in 1991 and the name The Somali Postal Service (Somali Post) was adopted on 1 November 2013. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Somalia got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.
Somalia has a total land area of 6,37,657 km2, which comes to around a total of 2,46,201 mi2. The territory of Somalia is divided into 18 administrative regions which were subdivided into 72 districts. The names of the regions are Bari, Nugal, Mudug, Galguduud, Hiran, Middle Shabelle, Banaadir, Lower Shabelle, Bakool, Bay, Gedo, Middle Juba, and Lower Juba. It was further subdivided into cities, municipalities, towns, and villages.
Somalia has major sources of water including groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Somalia has more than three lakes and a few water bodies. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.
Somalia contains more than 1,755 named mountains. The highest peak is Shimbiris which is about 2,460 meters (8,071 feet) and the most prominent mountain is Karkoor which is about 2,077 meters (6,814 feet). The other major mountains in Somalia are Surud Cad, Waraq, Xaubub, Buuraha Surud Cad, Buuraha Surud Madow, Jilin, Jifiyo, Hurarka, Buuraha Daalo, Buuraha Dhaxsi, Gubane, Gacan Libaax, Waliga, Buuraha Dhariyo, Dubeyrin, Tawawir, Marmar Gedle, etc.
Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes.
Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery.
The official name of the Somalia postal service is The Somali Postal Service (Somali Post).
The postal service in Somalia was introduced in 1991 and the name The Somali Postal Service (Somali Post) was adopted on 1 November 2013. The territory of Somalia is divided into 18 administrative regions which were subdivided into 72 districts.