When people think about Somalia, they think of an impoverished country ravaged by war and hunger. In large parts, Somalia is, no thanks to the unending civil war that has plagued the country since 1991.
But Somalia is also a beautiful country with a rich and ancient history to be proud of.
Here are 5 interesting facts about Somalia you should know
4. According to most scholars, Somalia is among the most probable locations of the fabled ancient Land of Punt. Punt was an ancient Kingdom that existed about 3,500 years ago and in its heydays, traded and rivaled with ancient Egypt in glory.
5. All food in Somalia is served halal, almost 99% of the country’s 16 million people are Muslims.