Djibouti is located in the eastern part of Africa at the coast of Red Sea.
Djibouti map also shows that it is located on the Horn of Africa. Though, Djibouti is a small country but it shares its international boundaries with Eritrea in the north, Somalia in the southeast, and Ethiopia in the west and south. It has small coastline with Red Sea and Gulf of Aden in the east. Interestingly, Djibouti is known with different names in respective languages such as Jībūtī in Arabic, Djibouti in French, Jabuuti in Somali etc.
Official languages of Djibouti are Arabic and French and the main religion is Islam. The government type of Djibouti is a semi-presidential republic. The executive power is in the hand of central government and legislative power remains with both the government and parliament.
Though two-third people of Djibouti live in the capital city Djibouti and the remaining live in other part of the country. The economy of the country largely depends upon the service activities pertaining to the country's strategic location.
|Where is Located|| Djibouti is a country located in the Eastern Africa|
|Capital ||Djibouti City|
|Largest City ||Djibouti City|
|Neighboring Countries|| Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia |
|Administrative divisions||6 districts |
|Area ||23,200 km2(8,958 sq mi)|
|Official Language ||French and Arabic|
|ISO Alpha-2 Code||DJ|
|ISO Alpha-3 Code|| DJI|
|ISO Numeric Code||262|
|GDP ||$2.379 billion(2012 est.)|
|Calling code ||253|
|Time Zone ||EAT (UTC+3)|
|Internet TLD ||.dj|