According to Allcitycodes, Somalia is a country located in the Horn of Africa, with a long coastline along the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. It is bordered by Djibouti to the northwest, Ethiopia to the west, and Kenya to the southwest. The total land area is 637,657 km2 and the population is estimated to be around 15 million people. The geography of Somalia is mostly comprised of plateaus, plains and highlands with some mountains in the north. The highest point in Somalia is Shimbiris which stands at 2,416 meters (7,927 ft) above sea level. The area code for Somalia is +252. This code is used when dialing from outside Somalia to any other phone number within it. Additionally, to call a cell phone or landline inside Somalia from another country you must dial 00 + 252 + telephone number. All numbers are seven digits long starting with three numbers followed by four numbers (e.g xxx-xxxx). Somalia also has mobile networks which are operated by Hormuud Telecom/Golis Telecom/NationLink which use GSM networks with 3G/4G coverage available on all networks. To call a mobile device within Somalia you must dial 00+252+ mobile network prefix + telephone number where the mobile network prefixes are either 6 or 7 depending on whether you are calling a Hormuud Telecom or Golis Telecom device respectively for Hormuud Telecom/Golis Telecom respectively or 8 depending on whether you are calling a NationLink device for NationLink respectively. The climate in Somalia is predominantly hot and dry, with two distinct rainy seasons from April to June and October to November. During the dry season, temperatures can reach up to 40°C (104°F) in some parts of the country. The coastal areas experience more moderate temperatures due to the influence of the Indian Ocean. Somalia has a rich culture and history, with many different ethnic groups such as Somali, Bantu, Arab and others. The official language is Somali which is spoken by most of the population. English is also widely spoken in urban areas as well as Italian which was introduced during colonial times. Islam is the predominant religion in Somalia, with around 99% of the population being Sunni Muslim. Somalia has been plagued by political instability since 1991 when civil war broke out between rival clans after dictator Siad Barre was overthrown from power. Since then, various factions have vied for control over different parts of the country leading to further instability and conflict. Despite this, Somalia has made significant progress in recent years with a new constitution being adopted in 2012 and democratic elections taking place in 2016-2017. Check politicsezine for Somalia Political System.