In spite of national boundaries, all Somalis consider themselves one people.
This unity makes them one of Africa's largest ethnic groups. Somalia is on the outer edge of the Somali Peninsula, also called the Horn of Africa, on the East African coast.
The country's liveliness and generosity attract a number of tourists to its vibrant culture which is an amalgamation of religions, festivals, food, art, crafts, dance, music and many other subtle things.
Notwithstanding the existence of a strong dominant national culture, some cultural regional traditions can be identified.Some of its various hues can be found in its different ideologies: Tolerance and Non-Violence: India is one country in the world that has the distinction of being tolerant and not resorting to arms and ammunition in the first place.Mahatma Gandhi's satyagraha movement is a testimony to this.In the northern provinces near Bolivia, Aymará Indians have been able to preserve many aspects of their Andean culture.In the southern region the Mapuche Indians are a large cultural group who strongly contributed to the formation of Chilean culture.