ACDF works in the Republic of Somaliland,( www.govsomaliland.org/article/our-history)  located in the Horn of Africa with  the Gulf of Aden to the North and shares borders with Djibouti in the West, Ethiopia in the South and Somalia in the East. It has an area of 176,119 square Kilometres and a coastal line which stretches up to 800 Km along the Red Sea. In terms of area, it would have ranked 37th in Africa, which means there are 18 countries with smaller areas than Somaliland in the continent of Africa. It is home to a population of four million. The capital, Hargeisa, is a metropolis with an estimated population of over one million. The national language is Somali but both English and Arabic are widely spoken.