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titleDjibouti
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descriptionDjibouti, on the Horn of Africa, is a mostly French- and Arabic-speaking country of dry shrublands, volcanic formations and Gulf of Aden beaches. It's home to one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world, the low-lying Lake Assal, in the...
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ContinentAfrica
Population1.121 million (2022)
Official languagesFrench and Arabic
Area8,958 mi²
Gross domestic product3.515 billion USD (2022)
GDP (nominal)2023 estimate
Dialing code+253
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titleDjibouti - Wikipedia
linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Djibouti
snippetDjibouti, officially the Republic of Djibouti, is a country in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Somalia to the south, Ethiopia to the southwest, Eritrea in ...
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titleDjibouti | History, Capital, Map, Flag, Population, & Facts | Britannica
linkhttps://www.britannica.com/place/Djibouti
snippetDjibouti is the most urbanized country in sub-Saharan Africa, with nearly four-fifths of the population classified as urban. The annual rate of ...
date8 days ago
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titleDjibouti - United States Department of State
linkhttps://www.state.gov/countries-areas/djibouti/
snippetThe Government of Djibouti plans to turn Djibouti into a major commercial and shipping hub for East Africa. U.S. exports to Djibouti include vegetable oil, ...
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titleDjibouti country profile - BBC News
linkhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-13231761
snippetLying on the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, the tiny African nation of Djibouti serves as a gateway to the Suez Canal, one of the world's busiest ...
dateApr 18, 2023
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titleDjibouti - CIA
linkhttps://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/countries/djibouti/
snippetDjibouti is a poor, predominantly urban country, characterized by high rates of illiteracy, unemployment, and childhood malnutrition. Approximately 70% of the ...
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titleCountry Facts | Djibouti - UN Member States
linkhttps://www.un.int/djibouti/djibouti/country-facts
snippetOccupying an area of around 23,200 sq km, the country ranks 151st in the world, around the size of the US state of New Jersey. It shares borders with Eritrea, ...
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titleDjibouti City - Wikipedia
linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Djibouti_City
snippetDjibouti has a population of around 600,000 inhabitants, which counts for 54% of the country's population. The settlement was founded in 1888 by the French, on ...
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titleHow Tiny Djibouti Said 'No' to the US Over Houthi Red Sea Attacks
linkhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2024-05-16/red-sea-crisis-over-gaza-leaves-djibouti-walking-a-diplomatic-tightrope
snippetDjibouti, an authoritarian former French colony of just one million people, only gained independence in 1977 and is surrounded by bigger, more ...
date2 days ago
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titleHow Tiny Djibouti Said 'No' to the U.S. Over Houthi Red Sea Attacks
linkhttps://gcaptain.com/how-tiny-djibouti-said-no-to-the-u-s-over-houthi-red-sea-attacks/
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date1 day ago
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titleNext Africa: Houthi Red Sea Attacks Make Djibouti a Priority After Hamas Attack
linkhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/newsletters/2024-05-17/next-africa-houthi-red-sea-attacks-make-djibouti-a-priority-after-hamas-attack
sourceBloomberg
date1 day ago
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titleDozens of Ethiopians die after boat capsizes off Djibouti coast
linkhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-68878125
sourceBBC
date3 weeks ago
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titleAt least 21 migrants dead after boat capsizes off coast of Djibouti
linkhttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2024/apr/23/at-least-21-migrants-dead-after-boat-capsizes-off-coast-of-djibouti
sourceThe Guardian
date3 weeks ago
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titleTim Loughton: MP deported from Djibouti over criticisms of China
linkhttps://www.bbc.com/news/articles/cll41e26880o
sourceBBC
date3 weeks ago
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titleTory MP says he was deported from Djibouti due to criticisms of China
linkhttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2024/apr/28/uk-tory-mp-says-he-was-deported-from-djibouti-due-to-criticisms-of-china
sourceThe Guardian
date3 weeks ago
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titleDjibouti - Wikipedia
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titleDjibouti country profile - BBC News
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titleCountry Facts | Djibouti
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linkhttps://www.un.int/djibouti/djibouti/country-facts
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titleDjibouti Tourism | Travel Guides
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linkhttps://www.outlooktravelmag.com/travel-guides/9-djibouti
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questionWhy is Djibouti famous?
snippetThe country is internationally renowned as a geologic treasure trove. Located at a triple juncture of the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, and East African rift systems, the country hosts significant seismic and geothermal activity. May 11, 2024
titleDjibouti | History, Capital, Map, Flag, Population, & Facts | Britannica
linkhttps://www.britannica.com/place/Djibouti
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questionWhy is the US military in Djibouti?
snippetDue to its strategic location, Camp Lemonnier also serves as a hub for aerial operations in the Persian Gulf region. Djibouti is strategically located by the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, which separates the Gulf of Aden from the Red Sea and controls the approaches to the Suez Canal.
titleCamp Lemonnier - Wikipedia
linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Lemonnier
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questionWhat is the ethnicity of Djibouti?
snippetEthnic groups: Somali, Afar, Ethiopian, Arab, French, and Italian. Religions: Muslim 94%, Christian 6%. Languages: French and Arabic (official); Somali and Afar widely used. Education: Literacy--46.2%.
titleDjibouti (03/06) - State.gov
linkhttps://2009-2017.state.gov/outofdate/bgn/djibouti/71969.htm
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questionHow does Djibouti make money?
snippetPrincipal exports from the region transiting Djibouti are coffee, salt, hides, dried beans, cereals, other agricultural products, chalk, and wax. Djibouti itself has few exports, and the majority of its imports come from France. Most imports are consumed in Djibouti and the remainder goes to Ethiopia and Somalia.
titleEconomy of Djibouti - Wikipedia
linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Djibouti
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