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Coordinates: 11°30′N 43°00′E / 11.500°N 43.000°E / 11.500; 43.000

Republic o Djibouti

  • République de Djibouti  (French)
  • جمهورية جيبوتي  (Arabic)
  • Gabuutih Ummuuno  (Afar)
  • Jamhuuriyadda Jabuuti  (Somali)
Motto: اتحاد، مساواة، سلام (Arabic)
Unité, Égalité, Paix (French)
Unity, Equality, Peace
Location o Djibouti
and largest city
Djibouti Ceety
11°36′N 43°10′E / 11.600°N 43.167°E / 11.600; 43.167
Offeecial leids
Recognised naitional leids
GovrenmentUnitar dominant-pairty presidential republic
• Preses
Ismaïl Omar Guelleh
Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed
LegislaturNaitional Assembly
• frae Fraunce
27 June 1977[1]
• Total
23,200 km2 (9,000 sq mi)[1] (150t)
• Water (%)
0.09 (20 km² / 7.7 sq mi)
• 2016[1] estimate
• Density
37.2/km2 (96.3/sq mi) (168t)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$3.658 billion[2]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Tot
$2.088 billion[2]
• Per capita
Gini (2009)40.0
HDI (2015)Increase 0.473[3]
law · 172nt
CurrencyDjiboutian franc (DJF)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Drivin sidericht
Cawin code+253
ISO 3166 codeDJ

Djibouti (Arabic: جيبوتي Jībūtī), offeecially the Republic o Djibouti, is a kintra in the Horn o Africae. It is bordered bi Eritrea in the north, Ethiopie in the wast an sooth, an Somalie in the sootheast. The remainder o the border is formed bi the Red Sea an the Gulf o Aden. Djibouti, wi 865,000 citizens (2009), is ane o the least populous kintras in Africae.[4] The predominant releegion in Djibouti, wi a 94% majority, is Muslim, wi the remainin sax percent claimin Christianity. In the 1800s, Djibouti, then French Somaliland, wis acquired bi Fraunce through sindry treaties wi Somali sultans.[5] It wis declared an independent naition in 1977, an chynged its name tae the present day Republic o Djibouti. Djibouti joined the Unitit Nations on September 20, 1977.[6][7] While Djibouti is an independent state, it maintains deep French relations, an through sindry military an economic agreements wi Fraunce, it receives continued security an economic assistance.[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Djibouti". The World Factbook. CIA. 5 February 2013. Retrieved 26 February 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Djibouti". International Monetary Fund.
  3. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  4. World Bank country data Djibouti (2009) (number rounded)
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