Marka, Somalia

Marka is a large place in the region of Lower Shabeelle in Somalia with a population of approximately 230,100 people and is one of the largest places in Somalia. Find all facts and information about Marka.

Facts and figures on Marka at a glance

Name: Marka (Marka)
Status: Large place and regional capital
Population: 230,100 people
Region name (Level 1): Lower Shabeelle
Country: Somalia
Continent: Africa

Marka is located in the region of Lower Shabeelle and is also the regional capital of this region. The distance from Marka to Somalia's capital Mogadishu (Mogadishu) is approximately 73 km / 45 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Marka
Marka MarkaLarge place / Regional capital230,100 peopleLower Shabeelle Gobolka Shabeellaha Hoose

Map of Marka

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Information on Marka

Information on Marka
Place nameRegion name Level 1CountryContinent
Marka MarkaLower Shabeelle Gobolka Shabeellaha HooseSomaliaAfrica

Time in Marka

Time in Marka
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 22 Feb 2024 - 10:42pm (22:42h)NoThu, 22 Feb 2024 - 10:42pm (22:42h)UTC +3.0Africa/Mogadishu

Geographic coordinates of Marka

Latitude & Longitude of Marka
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map1°42'57.4"N (1.7159400°)44°46'18.0"E (44.7716600°)

Distances from Marka

Distances from Marka
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
190 km north of the equator4,982 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Marka

Places around Marka

5 places found within 5 km around Marka. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Marka
Istaduuto Istaduuto-1.2 km 0.8 mishow
Ceel Xaali Ceel Xaali-2.5 km 1.5 mishow
Cagaaran Cagaaran-3.6 km 2.2 mishow
Cusmaan Quule Cusmaan Quule-4.3 km 2.7 mishow
Buufow Buufow-4.8 km 3.0 mishow

Airports around Marka

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External sources of information on Marka

Marka on Wikipedia