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Djibouti

Djibouti Next to Ethiopia and with a coastline to the Gulf of Aden you will find Djibouti with maountains ranging in the north, volcanic plateaus in the south and a beautiful coastline, Go to Lake Abb and explore thousands of flamingos and pelicans. In the city, also called Djubouti, you can have the Arabic feel, and explore the Tropical Aquarium or the central market next to a beautiful mosque.

Area: 23.186 Km²
Population: 461.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 20 pop/Km²

System of government: Parliamentary Republic
Capital: Djibouti (383.000 pop.)
Major cities: -
Ethnic majority: Issa 47%, Afar 37%, European 8%, Arab 6%
Border countries: Eritrea NORTH, Ethiopia WEST, Somalia SOUTH-EAST

Principal mountains: Musa Ali 2063 m
Principal rivers: -
Principal lakes: Abhe Bad 500 Km² maximum extention (total, with ethiopian part), Lac Assal 57 Km²
Principal islands: Moucha
Climate: Arid

Language: French, Arabic (officials), Issa, Afar
Religion: Sunni Muslim 94%
Currency: Djiboutian Franc (DJF)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 1/5, 27/6, 25/12
Dialling code: 00253
GMT: +3

World Heritage List: -