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Shimbiris is located in Somalia
Location of Shimbiris in Somalia
Elevation 2,460 m (8,071 ft)[1]
Prominence 1,495 m (4,905 ft)[1]
Listing Country high point
Location Somalia
Range Ogo Mountains
Coordinates 10°44′09″N 47°14′42″E / 10.73583°N 47.24500°E / 10.73583; 47.24500Coordinates: 10°44′09″N 47°14′42″E / 10.73583°N 47.24500°E / 10.73583; 47.24500

Mount Shimbiris, also known as Mount Surud Cad[2] is the highest peak in Somalia.[3] It sits at an altitude of 2,460 metres (8,071 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Cal Madow mountain range in northern Somalia, in the Sanaag region. SRTM data shows that its often quoted elevation of 2,416m is slightly low.[1]


  1. ^ a b c List of African ultras on - Somolia footnote SRTM value of 2,460 m elevation. Prominence figure is based on this elevation. Retrieved 27 September 2011
  2. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica Online, s. v. "Mount Surud Cad", accessed May 07, 2012,
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