Despite the lack of effective national governance, Somalia has maintained a healthy informal economy, largely based on livestock, remittance/money transfer companies, and telecommunications
Mostly flat to undulating plateau rising to hills in north. Environmental hazard include:
Principally desert; northeast monsoon (December to February), moderate temperatures in north and hot in south; southwest monsoon (May to October), torrid in the north and hot in the south, irregular rainfall, hot and humid periods (tangambili) between monsoons
Islam is the official religion. Islamists gained influenced in both the south and Somaliland and seek to enforce Shar’ia law.
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