10The Longest Coastline on the Mainland of Africa
The country of Somalia lies on the outer edge of Somali Peninsula which is popularly called the “the Horn of Africa.” It is labeled as Africa’s most homogeneous country. Somalia is home to approximately 14.3 million inhabitants. The country’s terrain mainly includes highlands, plains, and plateaus. Sadly the country has a bad reputation due to piracy and high rate of crime, but the truth is that despite all that, it still has a lot of natural beauty to be observed. Leisurely visiting might not be currently recommended but one day we’ll be able to experience all that the country has to offer as travelers. For now it’s look at the 10 things the country is famous for. The country is known to have the longest coastline on Africa’s mainland with a seacoast stretching about 3,025 km (1,880 miles). Somalia has a land mass of 637,657sqkm (246,201 square miles) that makes up the land with about 10,320sqkm (3,980 square miles) of water. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!