Somalia Tourism – Discover Countries in Africa with the Longest Coastlines after Madagascar

Liido Beach, Mogadishu

Planning a trip to Somalia, Countries in Africa with the longest coastlines in Africa. The first thing that springs to mind when you think of Somalia is probably with bustling cities, pristine beaches, colorful hill towns, ancient ruins, and natural wonders.

Somalia's coastline consists of the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Guardafui Channelto the northeast, and the Somali Seato the east. There is a long coastline of about 3333 km the longest on mainland Africa. Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia is situated on eastern coast of Somalia. The northern coast is shared with the Gulf of Aden, the northeastern with Guardafui Channel and the eastern with the Somali Sea.

Countries in Africa with th the Longest Caotlines


Somalia has second longest coastline in Africa just behind Madagaskar(4828 km). The coastline is divided between northern and eastern sides. The northern tip meets Djibouti in west and eastern tip meets Kenya in its south. There is a number of Islands in the coastal areas. Ras Caseyr (Cape Guardafui) is easternmost point of Somalia, this point joins the Guardafui Channel to Gulf of Aden.

  1. Somaliland

  2. Puntland

  3. Galmudug

  4. Hirshabelle

  5. South West ( Koonfur Galbeed)

  6. Jubbaland

  7. Mogadishu

About Somalia Tourism

Daaru Salaam Garden, Mogadishu


What are the best places to visit in Somalia? This list of 15 Best Atractions will help you start planning your trip.

1. Laas Geel

2. Mount Shimbiris

3. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

4. Catholic Church

5. Golis Mountains

6. Ras Hafun

7. Cape Guardafui

8. Lag Badana-Bushbush National Park

9. Sa'ad ad-Din Islands

10. Masjid al-Qiblatayn

11. Koyama island

12. Sacadin island

13. Almnara Tower

14. Adale Beach (Cadale)

15. Goobweyn Beach

Top destinations in Somalia

Beaches, rivers, lighthouses, markets, painting, ruins, mountains, waterfalls, caves, parks, cathedrals and animals

  1. Mogadishu

  2. Hargeisa

  3. Bosaso

  4. Kismayo

  5. Garowe

  6. Borama

  7. Jowhar

  8. Merca

  9. Diinsoor

  10. Adale

  11. Murcanyo

  12. Hobyo

  13. Barawe

  14. Berbera

  15. Caluula

  16. Warsheikh

  17. Eyl

  18. Afgoye

  19. Xabo

  20. Sheikh

  21. Chovaye Islands

  22. Iskushuban

  23. Goobweyn

  24. Sa'ad ad-Din Islands

  25. Baidoa

With so many incredible places to visit in Somalia, it’s hard to narrow down your wish list and choose locations you want to go to. It’s easy to see how Somalia always leaves visitors wanting more. From wildlife found nowhere else on planet Earth to incredibly friendly locals that are ready to welcome you to their countries.

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