Mount Shimbiris

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Shimbiris is located in Somalia
Location of Shimbiris in Somalia
Highest point
Elevation2,460 m (8,070 ft) [1]
Prominence1,495 m (4,905 ft) [1]
ListingCountry high point
Coordinates10°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
Location Somalia
Parent rangeOgo Mountains

Mount Shimbiris is the highest peak in Somalia.[1] It has an elevation of 2,460 metres (8,071 ft) above sea level.[2] It is located in the Al Madow mountain range in northern Somalia in the Sanaag region. SRTM data shows that its often-quoted elevation of 2,416 metres (7,927 ft) is slightly low.[1]

There is no vehicle access. However, visitors can stay in a tent. [3]


  1. ^ a b c d List of African ultras on – Somalia footnote SRTM value of 2,460 m elevation. Prominence figure is based on this elevation. Retrieved 27 September 2011
  2. ^ "Al-Madow Mountain Forest". SATG. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Mountain Forecast". Retrieved 27 January 2017.

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