• Officially: Republic of Somaliland
  • Capital: Hargeisa


  • Population: 3.5 million
  • Languages: Somali, Arabic, English
  • Religion: Islam
  • Currency: Somaliland shilling


  • Officially it’s part of Somalia
    • Internally, officially the Republic of Somaliland
    • A self-declared state, internationally considered to be an autonomous region of Somalia.
  • They have their own government, own currency, and their own visa-system.
  • Somaliland is considered by many to be much safer that Somalia.
  • Visa is required for Somaliland
    • Can be obtained at the Somaliland consulate in Djibouti, and possibly other states



This page was last updated on 2021.03.18 by Robert Vinet