November 17, 2014 Miriam Chiazor

Welcome to Djibouti

Djibouti is a small country in the northeast coast of the horn of Africa. It is strategically positioned between the red sea and the Indian Ocean.

This minute country can definitely hold it’s own, as it is a geological hot spot and known for its eclectic landscape. Picture volcanic highlands, coastal savannahs and an array of mountains, even ones red in colour! And Imagine visiting a location where the lake has turned dark green by black lava!

Djibouti has an interesting marine life found outside the coastlines and reef and the vast sandy beaches are a major attraction. Snorkeling and swimming will be one of the highlighted activities to this travel destination.





Destinations in Djibouti

  • Djibouti City

    From a little settlement founded by the French in a previously uninhabited shore of the Gulf...

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Quick facts

  • Official name
    Republic of Djibouti
  • Location
    Djibouti is located 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 Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden is formed at the east
  • Government
    Semi-presidential system, Republic
  • Dialing code
  • Climate weather
  • Population
    810,179 on 23,180 km²
  • Official language
    French, Arabic
  • Other major languages
    Somali, Afar
  • Currency
    Djiboutian Franc (DJF)
  • Foreign currencies accepted
    Congolese franc (CDF)
  • Entry requirements
    Visa (takes less than 7 days to process); Yellow Fever certificate is only required for travelers coming from a country with risk of Yellow Fever transmission. (For more information, visit -