Somalia, one of nine Arab countries located in Africa, just south of Yemen, covers 250,000 square miles. Somali is the official language. Arabic, English, and Italian are also spoken there. Somalians have been followers of Islam since the 17th Century. Mogadishu is the capital city. Chief exports include livestock, bananas, fish, hides and skins, myrrh, and petroleum products.
Mogadishu International airport code: MGQ