Mogadishu
in Banaadir, Somalia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
2.037 and 45.344 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 2° 2' 13" and E 45° 20' 37"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shilling - SOS
Spoken languages:
Somali, Arabic, Italian, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:33 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Mogadishu
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:48 am and 5:55 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Anaho
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Somalia in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 5,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Somalia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Somalia. Last Update: 2019-09-19 07:22:38

Discover Mogadishu

Mogadishu in Banaadir with it's 2,587,183 citizens is a place in Somalia. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Mogadishu is now 02:33 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Mogadishu with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 2 airports near Mogadishu. The closest airport in Somalia is Aden Adde International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Afgooye, Merca, Jawhar, Qoryooley and Buurhakaba. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1012.6 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 39% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 21st of September 2019

30°C (86 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, few clouds.

Sunday, 22nd of September 2019

30°C (86 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 23rd of September 2019

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Return to Mogadishu With Message From Jeff

Published: February 20, 2014
Length: 23:36 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Return to Mogadishu

"Return to Mogadishu: Remembering Black Hawk Down" followed immediately by SGT Jeff Struecker's "Bullet Proof Faith"


On the streets of Mogadishu: Via Roma, Hamar Weyne District, Marwaska Mosque - 1991

Published: June 30, 2013
Length: 34:53 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Keydmedia Online

SomaliArchive | SUBSCRIBE for Daily High-Definition Videos from Somalia Hosted by http://www.keydmedia.net - Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia, has for nearly 20 years been a battlefield,...


Abdul Aziz Mosque, Hamar Weyne, SYL Headquarter in Mogadishu - 1988

Published: July 02, 2013
Length: 54:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Keydmedia Online

SomaliArchive | SUBSCRIBE for Daily High-Definition Videos from Somalia Hosted by http://www.keydmedia.net - Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia, has for nearly 20 years been a battlefield,...


Mogadishu 1956 - Downtown Mosques

Published: June 28, 2014
Length: 17:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Keydmedia Online

SomaliArchive | SUBSCRIBE for Daily High-Definition Videos from Somalia Hosted by http://www.keydmedia.net - Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia, has for nearly 20 years been a battlefield,...


National Dialogue on Federalism in Mogadishu - Somalia

Published: December 30, 2014
Length: 33:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Heritage Institute for Policy Studies

We concluded our 'National Dialogue on Federalism' with a final consultation in Mogadishu on 22nd December. You can watch a short video here and see images here. It was a full circle back...


Somalia, Mogadishu 2012

Published: December 03, 2012
Length: 00:07 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: PhLiban

Somali road to Karaan district.


Somali fishermen - Mogadishu, Somalia | 1978

Published: May 10, 2013
Length: 43:11 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Keydmedia Online

SomaliArchive | SUBSCRIBE for Daily High-Definition Videos from Somalia Hosted by http://www.keydmedia.net - Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia, has for nearly 20 years been a battlefield,...


Eid ul-Fitr in MOGADISHU

Published: July 29, 2014
Length: 53:27 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Keydmedia Online

SomaliArchive | SUBSCRIBE for Daily High-Definition Videos from Somalia Hosted by http://www.keydmedia.net - Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia, has for nearly 20 years been a battlefield,...


Somalia celebrates 53 years of Independence - Unravel Travel TV

Published: July 03, 2013
Length: 35:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Unravel Travel TV

Somalia marked 53 years of independence on 1 July 2013 in a colorful ceremony held at the Konis Stadium in Mogadishu. Representatives from the country's security forces, cultural groups and...


Dying for Water in Somalia's Drough - 1992, Mudug Region

Published: January 22, 2014
Length: 49:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Keydmedia Online

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Mogadishu

Mogadishu, known locally as Xamar (English: Hamar) is the largest city in Somalia and the nation's capital. Located in the coastal Banaadir region on the Indian Ocean, the city has served as an important port for centuries. Tradition and old records assert that southern Somalia, including the Mogadishu area, was historically inhabited by hunter-gatherers of Bushman physical stock. These were later joined by Cushitic agro-pastoralists, who would go on to establish local aristocracies.

Located at 2.06667, 45.3667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mogadishu, Ajuuraan State, Capitals in Africa, Indian Ocean, Populated places established in the 1st millennium, Populated places in Somalia, Port cities in Africa, Ports and harbours of the Indian Ocean, Populated coastal places in Somalia

Battle of Mogadishu (1993)

The Battle of Mogadishu more commonly referred to as Black Hawk Down or, locally, as the Day of the Rangers, was part of Operation Gothic Serpent and was fought on 3 and 4 October 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia, between forces of the United States supported by UNOSOM II, and Somali militiamen loyal to the self-proclaimed president-to-be Mohamed Farrah Aidid who had support from armed civilian fighters. A U.S. Army force in Mogadishu, consisting primarily of U.S.

Located at 2.0525, 45.3247 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1993, Battles involving Somalia, Battles involving the United States, Presidency of Bill Clinton, 20th-century military history of the United States, Urban warfare, Aircraft shootdown incidents, 1993 in Somalia, History of Mogadishu, Somali Civil War, Battle of Mogadishu (1993), Journalists killed in Somalia, Pakistan military presence in other countries

Somali National University

The Somali National University (SNU; Somali: Jaamacada Ummada Soomaaliyeed) was a national university in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. Its campus grounds were located four kilometers from the airport.

Located at 2.038, 45.287 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Somalia, Mogadishu, Educational institutions established in 1954, Somali National University

Fakr ad-Din Mosque

The Fakr ad-Din Mosque is the oldest mosque in Mogadishu, Somalia. It is located in Hamar Weyne (literally "Big Hamar"), the oldest part of the city.

Located at 2.03361, 45.3358 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Somalia

Mogadishu Stadium

Mogadishu Stadium is a stadium in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.

Located at 2.11667, 45.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Somalia, Sports venues in Somalia, National stadiums, Mogadishu

Transitional Federal Parliament

The Transitional Federal Parliament of the Somali Republic (TFP) (Somali: Golaha Shacabka Federaalka Kumeelgaarka ee Jamhuuriyada Soomaaliya; often Baarlamaanka Federaalka Soomaaliya) was the national parliament of Somalia from 2004 to mid-2012. It was succeeded by the Federal Parliament of Somalia.

Located at 2.06667, 45.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2004 establishments in Somalia, Elections in Somalia, Parliaments by country, Politics of Somalia, Government of Somalia, Somali Civil War, Defunct unicameral legislatures, National legislatures

Aden Adde International Airport

Aden Adde International Airport, formerly known as Mogadishu International Airport, is an international airport serving Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. It is named after Aden Abdullah Osman Daar, the first President of Somalia. Originally a modest-sized airport, the facility grew considerably in size in the post-independence period after numerous successive renovation projects.

Located at 2.01361, 45.3047 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Somalia, Mogadishu

Villa Somalia

Villa Somalia is the presidential palace of Somalia, which sits on high ground near the shores of the Indian Ocean in Mogadishu, with access to both the harbor and airport. The complex was the residence of the first president of Somalia, Aden Abdullah Osman Daar of the Somali Youth League (SYL); and of Siad Barre, president until his ouster in 1991.

Located at 2.04083, 45.3353 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Presidential palaces, Buildings and structures in Somalia, Mogadishu

2009 African Union base bombings in Mogadishu

Two large-scale attacks against AMISOM soldiers carried out by al-Shabaab suicide bombers in Mogadishu, Somalia occurred in 2009. In total 32 people, including 28 AMISOM soldiers were killed and 55 people were injured by the two bombings.

Located at 2.033, 45.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 2009, 2009 in Somalia, Suicide car and truck bombings, Suicide bombings in Somalia

Mogadishu Cathedral

Mogadishu Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Mogadishu, Somalia. When still operational, it served as the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mogadiscio.

Located at 2.03556, 45.3414 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mogadishu, Roman Catholic Church in Africa, Religious buildings completed in 1928, Roman Catholic Church in Somalia

Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education (Somalia)

Ministry of Education & Culture is the ministry that is responsible for education and culture in Somalia. The ministry has ten departments.

Located at 2.04, 45.3461 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Culture ministries, Education ministries, Government agencies established in 2010, Government of Somalia, Ministries established in 2010

Banadir Hospital

The Banadir Maternity & Children Hospital is a teaching hospital in the Wadajir District (Medina) of Mogadishu, Somalia. Built in 1977 as part of a Chinese development project, it became the nexus of a humanitarian crisis in 2011. The hospital comprises a maternity unit and a pediatric unit.

Located at 2.03444, 45.2986 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures completed in 1977, Teaching hospitals, Maternity hospitals, Hospitals in Somalia, Hospitals established in 1977

Federal Parliament of Somalia

The Federal Parliament of Somalia is the national parliament of Somalia. Formed in August 2012, it is based in the capital Mogadishu and is bicameral, consisting of an upper house and a lower house.

Located at 2.06667, 45.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2012 establishments in Somalia, Parliaments by country, Politics of Somalia, Government of Somalia, Bicameral legislatures, National legislatures

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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