Djibouti Facts

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Flag of Djibouti
National Flag of Djibouti

Interesting facts about Djibouti

  • Official Name: The Republic of Djibouti
  • Form of Government: Dominant-party semi-presidential republic
  • GDP: 2.956 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Djibouti City
  • Population: 958,920 (2018)
  • Official Languages: French, Arabic
  • Currency: Djiboutian franc
  • Timezone: GMT+3
  • Area: 23,200 km²
  • Dialing Code: +253
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Goda Mountains,Gulf of Tadjoura,Garbi
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: It is bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast. To the east is its coastline on the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.

Map of Djibouti

National Symbols of Djibouti

  • National Bird: Pternistis
  • National Animal: Bitterball flower
  • National Tree: Bankoualé Palm