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Facts about Djibouti

Administrative divisions: 6 districts (cercles , singular - cercle); Ali Sabieh , Arta , Dikhil , Djibouti , Obock , Tadjourah
Area: total: 23 ,000 sq km land: 22 ,980 sq km water: 20 sq km
Background: The French Territory of the Afars and the Issas became Djibouti in 1977. Hassan Gouled APTIDON installed an authoritarian one-party state and proceeded to serve as president until 1999. Unrest among the Afars minority during the 1990s led to a civil war that ended in 2001 following the conclusion of a peace accord between Afar rebels and the Issa-dominated government. In 1999 , Djibouti's first multi-party presidential elections resulted in the election of Ismail Omar GUELLEH; he was re-elected to a second and final term in 2005. Djibouti occupies a strategic geographic location at the mouth of the Red Sea and serves as an important transshipment location for goods entering and leaving the east African highlands. The present leadership favors close ties to France , which maintains a significant military presence in the country , but also has strong ties with the US. Djibouti hosts the only US military base in sub-Saharan Africa and is a front-line state in the global war on terrorism.
Flag description: two equal horizontal bands of light blue (top) and light green with a white isosceles triangle based on the hoist side bearing a red five-pointed star in the center
Capital: name: Djibouti geographic coordinates: 11 35 N , 43 09 E time difference: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: desert; torrid , dry
Currency code: Djiboutian franc (DJF)
Ethnic groups: Somali 60% , Afar 35% , other 5% (includes French , Arab , Ethiopian , and Italian)
Geographic coordinates: 11 30 N , 43 00 E
Geography note: strategic location near world's busiest shipping lanes and close to Arabian oilfields; terminus of rail traffic into Ethiopia; mostly wasteland; Lac Assal (Lake Assal) is the lowest point in Africa
Government type: republic
Imports partners: Saudi Arabia 20.7% , India 17.8% , China 9.3% , Ethiopia 4.6% , Malaysia 4.5% , Japan 4.2% (2007)
Internet country code: .dj
Land boundaries: 314 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 516 km border countries: Eritrea 109 km , Ethiopia 349 km , Somalia 58 km
Languages: French (official) , Arabic (official) , Somali , Afar
Location: Eastern Africa , bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea , between Eritrea and Somalia
Map references: Africa
National holiday: Independence Day , 27 June (1977)
Nationality: noun: Djiboutian(s) adjective: Djiboutian
Natural hazards: earthquakes; droughts; occasional cyclonic disturbances from the Indian Ocean bring heavy rains and flash floods
Population: 506 ,221 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Muslim 94% , Christian 6%
Terrain: coastal plain and plateau separated by central mountains
Unemployment rate: 59% in urban areas , 83% in rural areas (2007 est.)

Capital of Republic of Djibouti

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Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Djibouti. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Ali Sabieh Region (7 google map locations)
Dikhil Region (7 google map locations)
Djibouti City (6 google map locations)
Obock Region (10 google map locations)
Région d' Arta (1 google map locations)
Tadjourah Region (10 google map locations)

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Djibouti, the capital city of Djibouti.


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