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Somalia, formally known as the Federal Republic of Somalia, is situated in Sub-Saharan Africa, a subregion of the region Africa. Its capital city is Mogadishu. Somalia is identified by various country codes. The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2 code, commonly referred to as the 2-letter country code for Somalia, is SO, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3 code, known as the 3-letter country code, is SOM. Similarly, the ISO 3166-1 numeric code for Somalia is 706. When connecting via phone, the dialing code for Somalia is +252, which is essential for initiating calls to phone numbers in Somalia. Online, websites in Somalia are distinguished by the top-level domain (TLD) .so, indicating their geographic origin. The currency utilized in Somalia is the Somali Shilling, denoted by the currency alphabetic code SOS. Commonly known as the Somali Shilling, it is the primary currency for transactions within the country.

For a comprehensive reference encompassing major country codes, currency codes, and timezones relevant to Somalia, please refer the tables below:

Country details

Formal namethe Federal Republic of Somalia
Sub regionSub-Saharan Africa

ISO Codes

ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2SO
ISO 3166-1 Alpha-3SOM
ISO 3166-1 Numeric706

Dialing Code

Dialing code+252

Other Country Codes

Top Level
License plate codeSO
UN m49 code706
GAUL code226
MARC codeso
WMO codeSI
EDGAR codeU1
GS1 GTIN code-

Currency Codes

CurencyAlphabetic codeNumeric code
Somali ShillingSOS706


TimezoneOffset UTCOffset DSTTime
Africa / Mogadishu+03:00+03:00
Africa / Nairobi+03:00+03:00

Neighbouring countries

CountryCapitalISO codesDialing codeTLD
Flag of DjiboutiDjiboutiDjiboutiDJ /
Flag of EthiopiaEthiopiaAddis AbabaET /
Flag of KenyaKenyaNairobiKE /

ISO 3166-2 Codes

Subdivision nameSubdivision categoryISO Code
Jubbada DhexeregionSO-JD
Jubbada HooseregionSO-JH
Shabeellaha DhexeregionSO-SD
Shabeellaha HooseregionSO-SH
Woqooyi GalbeedregionSO-WO



Somalia is situated in Sub-Saharan Africa, which is a subregion of the continent of Africa.

Mogadishu serves as the capital of Somalia.

The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2, or two-letter country code, for Somalia is SO, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3, or three-letter country code, is SOM, and the ISO 3166-1 numeric code is 706. ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is a global federation of national standards bodies.

The dialing code for Somalia is +252.

The top-level domain (TLD) for Somalia-specific internet addresses ends with .so.

The currency code of Somalia includes the currency alphabetic code SOS and the currency numeric code 706. The currency is referred to as the Somali Shilling. ISO 4217 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, defining alpha codes and numeric codes for representing currencies and providing information about the relationships between individual currencies and their minor units.

The license plate code for Somalia is SO.

The UN M49 code for Somalia is 706. UN M49, or the Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistical Use, is a standard used by the United Nations for statistical purposes.

The GAUL code for Somalia is 226. GAUL, or the Global Administrative Unit Layers, is a spatial database of administrative units for all countries worldwide. It is a project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

The MARC code for Somalia is so. MARC, or machine-readable cataloging standards, are a set of digital formats for describing items cataloged by libraries, such as books, DVDs, and digital resources.

The FIPS code for Somalia is SO. FIPS, or Federal Information Processing Standards, are publicly announced standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for use in computer systems by non-military American government agencies and government contractors.

The WMO code for Somalia is SI. WMO, or the World Meteorological Organization, is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology, and geophysics.

The IOC code for Somalia is SOM. The International Olympic Committee uses three-letter abbreviation country codes to refer to each group of athletes that participate in the Olympic Games. Each geocode usually identifies a National Olympic Committee.

The EDGAR code for Somalia is U1. EDGAR, or the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The FIFA code for Somalia is SOM. FIFA, or Fédration Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football), assigns a three-letter country code to each of its member and non-member countries as name abbreviations for countries and dependent areas in official competitions.

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