Mogadishu | National Capital, Somalia - Somger - Mustafa Mmj - Nabad iyo Nolol

The city of Mogadishu is located on the Indian Ocean coast of the Horn of Africa, in the Banaadiradministrative region (gobol) in southeastern Somalia. The name Mogadishu is said to come from the Persian word Maq’ad-i-Shah, which means “The seat of the Shah.” This idea is a reflection of the city’s early Persian influence.