Somalia: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 10,428,043
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 0.01 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code SO
3-letter ISO code SOM
Numeric ISO code 706
UN Region[1] Eastern Africa
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CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Somalia (Somali: Soomaaliya; Arabic: الصومال‎ aṣ-Ṣūmāl /sɵˈmɑːliə/ so-MAH-lee-ə), officially the Federal Republic of Somalia (Somali: Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya, Arabic: جمهورية الصومال الفدرالية‎ Jumhūriyyat aṣ-Ṣūmāl al-Fiderāliyya), is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 177 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 2,163,991,069 MWh/year 40 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 5,663,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 90 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 0 Barrels (bbl) 119 2010 CIA World Factbook

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  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
  3. Reegle Clean Energy Datasets

Somalia is a country in Africa.
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