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InterNations - A Place for Americans in Mogadishu

Hello to all of our Americans in Mogadishu! Are you interested in getting to know fellow American expats in Mogadishu? Are you looking for advice from other Americans, e.g. which bars in Mogadishu will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for stuffed turkey?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Mogadishu. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of American expats, coming from Washington D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and all regions of the USA.

Meet fellow Americans at our events in Mogadishu

Attend our monthly events and activities for Americans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Mogadishu Expat Guides

  • Moving to Mogadishu

    Mogadishu is populated by a diverse array of ethnic groups. Like most of cities close to the equator, Mogadishu is hot and dry most the time with approximately 47 wet days annually. When foreigners plan on moving to Mogadishu, they can obtain their visas upon arrival.
  • Living in Mogadishu

    Located in East Africa, Mogadishu is the capital of Somalia. Since the city is still developing, living in Mogadishu can be challenging. Read more information about local healthcare, security, and transportation issues in the InterNations Expat Guide.
  • Working in Mogadishu

    The local economy is centered around commercial and financial trade. Additionally, the telecommunication industry plays an essential role in its economic growth. Foreigners need to obtain a work permit when they plan on working in Mogadishu. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information.

American Expats in Mogadishu Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where American expats in Mogadishu exchange experiences and tips to support each other. The "Seat Of The Shah" can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Mogadishu’s American expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow American expats in Mogadishu.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Mogadishu to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Americans in Mogadishu at Our Events

Our community in Mogadishu is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Mogadishu’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other American expats to explore the Gulf of Aden. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from the USA in your local community as well as Americans in Somalia nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Americans living in Mogadishu!