Why is Somalia known as the Horn of Africa?

THE PENINSULA OF NORTHEAST Africa is called the Horn of Africa. It lies opposite of the southern Arabian Peninsula. This area is also known as the Somali Peninsula because within it lies the countries of SOMALIA and eastern ETHIOPIA.

Which country is known as the Horn of Africa?

Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia

Why is Horn of Africa important?


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It supports projects with a regional approach in Somalia, south-eastern Ethiopia and north-eastern Kenya. The Horn of Africa has been at the centre of global attention for several decades because of protracted armed conflict, severe food crises and large scale displacement.