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Somalia Elevation Map

The terrain of Somalia is diverse, with the eastern part being arid and the northwestern and southwestern parts being mountainous.


The central region of Somalia is covered with grasslands and trees surrounding the Shebelle and Juba rivers.


The elevation of the Somali terrain ranges from sea level to 2,416 meters above sea level at Mount Shimbiris.

The eastern and coastal regions of Somalia are characterized by sandy, low-lying plains with occasional volcanic hills.

Highest point

The highest point in Somalia is Mount Shimbiris, which has an elevation of 2,416 meters above sea level.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Somalia is the shoreline on the Indian Ocean, which has an elevation of 0 meters above sea level.

Similar landscape

Somalia's terrain is similar to that of other East African nations, including Kenya and Ethiopia.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Somalia and their elevation above sea level.