Overview of Djibouti

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Officially name: Republic of Djibouti

Capital: Djibouti

Largest city: Djibouti

Official languages: Arabic and French

Government: Semi-presidential republic

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Djibouti is a country in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast. The remainder of the border is formed by the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden at the east.

Area

Total 23,200 km2 (149th)
Water (%) 0.09 (20 km² / 7.7 sq mi)

Population

2009 estimate 864,000 (160th)
Density 37.2/km2 (168th)
96.4/sq mi

Currency: Franc (DJF)

Time zone

EAT (UTC+3)
Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+3)

Drives on the right


Internet TLD: .dj

Calling code: 253