Djibouti

Africa

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About Country

Capital
Djibouti City
Population
Approximately 1 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
41.6 people per square kilometer
GDP
$3.4 billion (2019 estimate)
Language
French and Arabic are the official languages, but Somali and Afar are also widely spoken
Currency
Djiboutian franc
National Dish
Skoudehkaris (a dish made with lamb or goat, rice, and vegetables)
Religion
Islam is the predominant religion, followed by Christianity and traditional indigenous beliefs
Climate
Djibouti has a hot and dry desert climate, with little rainfall and high temperatures throughout the year
Main Industries
Port and transportation services, salt mining, and livestock production
Level of Development
Djibouti is classified as a low-income country by the World Bank, with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 171 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 23,000 square kilometers

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Djibouti is a small country located in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Eritrea to the north, Ethiopia to the west and south, and Somalia to the southeast. Its strategic location on the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden makes it an important shipping and trading hub for the region.

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Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Djibouti include:

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    Lake Assal: a crater lake that is the lowest point in Africa and the third saltiest body of water in the world.

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    Goda Mountains: a range of volcanic peaks that offer hiking opportunities and scenic views.

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    Day Forest National Park: a protected area that is home to a variety of wildlife, including baboons, gazelles, and hyenas.

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    Tadjourah: a historic town on the coast of the Gulf of Tadjourah, known for its white sand beaches and colonial-era architecture.

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    Gulf of Aden: a body of water that is home to diverse marine life and offers opportunities for diving and snorkeling.

Despite its attractions, Djibouti remains a challenging destination for tourists due to its limited infrastructure and ongoing security concerns in the region.

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