SOM - SOMALIA
MOGADISCIO (1938÷1939)
Not to be confused with Mogadiscio (1950÷1954)
Description  
Location Mogadiscio / Mogadishu - Banaadir - Mogadishu
Location Start and finish line were in Corso Vittorio Emanuele (later Via Somalia), but I don’t know where it was.

When this circuit was active, Somalia was part of Africa Orientale Italiana (Italian Eastern Africa, A.O.I.), an Italian Colony
Latitude - Longitude (approx) + 2°02'22"     + 45°20'45"     (approx)
2.039444     45.345833     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 538458.576  -  Y = 225424.926  -  Zone 38N     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) OpenStreetMap  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Wikimapia
Altitude AMSL  
Inauguration August 15th 1938
Closing 1939
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mogadiscio_circuitWikipedia
(2) Italian https://italiacoloniale.com/2018/05/07/1938-il-circuito-di-mogadiscio-la-monte-carlo-africana
(3) Italian Il Littoriale 203/1938 (page 5)(newspaper of that age, republished by Emeroteca CONI - Biblioteca dello Sport) [Publishing date: August 17th 1938]

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Mogadiscio (1938÷1939)
Description  
Years 1938÷1939
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Street course
Inauguration August 15th 1938
Closing 1939
Last update of this page September 26th 2021
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
September 26th 2021   1938÷1939 Guido de Carli     New Description without map
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