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The Republic of Djibouti gained its independence on June 27, 1977. is a country in Africa and is bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast. The remainder is formed by the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. It is a multiparty democracy with a legal system, based on the French civil law, Djibouti was a French colony untill 1977.
Immigrants from Arabia migrated to what is now Djibouti around the 3rd century b.c. Their descendants are the Afars one of the two main ethnic groups that mkae up Djibouti.
From France--June 27th 1977
What the people are called:
total: 22,000 sq km
land: 21,980 sq km
water: 20 sq km
year (2009)- 864,000 year (2000)- 460,700
France (DJF) Djiboutian franc
they drive on the right side
GDP per capita:
executive branch, legislatice branch, judical branch
Independence Day, June 27th
41.23 births/1,000 population
14.41 deaths/1,000 population
Somali 60%, Afar 35%, French, Arab, Ethiopian, and Italian 5%
Muslim 94%, Christian 6%
foods, beverages, transport equipment, chemicals, petroleum products
NA years of age
:in Djibouti is very little because of water shortages.
Infant mortality rate:
102.4 deaths/1 000 live births
54 years (men), 57 years (women)
hides and skins, coffee
.dj (6,500 users)
International dialling code:
11 30 N, 43 00 E
Coast plain and plateau seprated by central Mountains
gold, clay, granite, limestone, marble, salt
Ismael Omar Guelleh
Labor Force by Occupation:
50% in 2004
fruits, veggies, goats, sheep, camels, animal skins.
construction, agriculture proccessing
Main used Drug:
limited arable land, little water, endangered speices.
(Arable Land) 0.04%
Population Growth Chart
Ismael Omar Guelleh
Ismael Omar Guelleh, known in Djibouti by his initials, IOG, won a second term in a presidential race in April 2005. IOG also was able to run for a third term and won.
Widely used Drug Khat
Drugs dont seem to be a problem in Djibouti but they are used like everywhere in the world. Khat the drug pictured below is the most commonly used drug.
is a major tourist attraction in Djibouti city. The soft sandy beaches are perfect for picnics people can go snorkeling very peaceful place.
is one of the famous tourist attractions in Djibouti, It is a salt lake, that sits on the Ethiopia and Djibouti border Tourists coming to Djibouti should watch the sunrise at Lake Abbe.
It is located to the west of Djibouti. The place is well known for its marine life. Tourists love to swim in Lake Assal. on all sides of the lake it is covered by mountains, it is an extraordinary sight.
It is one of oldest towns of Djibouti. The town is a good destination for vacationers looking for a quiet break
Entry and Exit Requirments:
A passport, visa, and evidence of yellow fever vaccination are required
About The Flag:
The national flag, was adopted in 1977, The red star symbolizes the hardships the Djiboutians and what they had to over come to gain independence from France in 1958. The white symbolizes intrigue. The green represents the desire for money, material goods, and natural resources, in which they are running low on. the blue represents the ceremony of throwing grains of rice, broken pieces of shell, and grains of salt into the Indian ocean which it borders.
Map of Djibouti
Map of Djibouti
June 27th 1977- Djibouti gained independence from France with Hassan Gouled as the first president.
October 1955- In Djibouti the half-burned body of French judge Bernard Borrel was found
December 10th 1966- The French African aid budget was more than $3 billion
November 26th 1999- Sudan signed a peace agreement with the Umma Party in Djibouti to end the 16-year old civil war
2001- The Djibouti government gave the US military free land
March 22nd 2008- Population of Djibouti was about 800,000.
July 28th 2008- Tarek bin Laden signed a deal with Djibouti to build Noor City
April 2010- Parliament allows the president to run for a third term.
June 2010- Eritrea, and Djibouti agree to resolve their border dispute peacefully.
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