Djibouti : The Capital City Of Republic of Djibouti

capital city of Republic of Djibouti

The capital city of Republic of Djibouti is Djibouti, it is an African country bordered by Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. Its capital is the city of Djibouti.

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History About Djibouti

Djibouti which is the capital city of Republic of Djibouti is a small country located in the Horn of Africa. The country has a very long history, with human dwellings dating back to at least the 25th century BC. The region, including Djibouti and neighboring Somalia, Eritrea and parts of Sudan were historically part of the land of Punt. Batea, which had ties to ancient Egypt, was a kingdom ruled by King Parahu and Queen of Ati. The area later became a Muslim territory and part of the Ifat Sultanate in medieval times. It was ruled by several sultans during this period of its history.

capital city of Republic of Djibouti

Major cities

  1. Djibouti (capital)
  2. Ali Sabieh
  3. Arta
  4. Dikhil
  5. Obock
  6. Tadjourah


Djibouti is the capital city of Republic of Djibouti  a small country of only 23,200 square kilometers (8,958 square miles), with coasts in the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea. The territory of Djibouti is placed in the horn of Africa, the protruding peninsula of northeastern Africa, which resembles a horn. The land of Djibouti is mostly arid, with coastal deserts and part of the Grand Bara desert of Africa. There are several mountain ranges in Djubouti, however, including ranges Mousa Ali, Goda, Arrei, Mabla, Dagouein and Boura.

Interesting Facts About Djibouti

The territory of Djibouti which is the capital city of Republic of Djibouti also includes two main islands, Isla Maskali and Moucha, located in the Gulf of Tadjoura. These islands, along with the smaller islands that surround them, are not far from the coast and offer many recreational activities.

Capital City of Djibouti

Djibouti which is the capital city of Republic of Djibouti has no river but has several beds of dry rivers or Ramblas. Djibouti also has two lakes of interest: Abhe Lake and Lake Assal. Lake Assal is one of the most salty lakes in the world and the third lowest point on earth. The beaches of Djibouti are another popular attraction, especially Khor Ambado beach in Tadjoura Bay. Within the city of Djibouti, there is a historic center of the city, Menelik place and a mosque, called Hamoudi.


Air transport enters Djibouti at the Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, which offers direct flights to regional destinations in Africa and the Middle East. Djibouti is also accessible through its important port in the capital, which offers service across the Gulf of Aden in Yemen.

Transport can be taken by bus services between cities in Djibouti. Within major cities and towns, taxis, cars and bicycles offer ways to get around, although road conditions can be risky.

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