1 Djibouti Country Profile

Djibouti Country Profile

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Djibouti (formerly known as French Somaliland and then as the Territory of the Afars and the Issas) is situated (Geographic coordinates: 11°30’ N, 43°00 E) on the east coast of Africa along the Bab al-Mandab, the strait that links the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden. It is bordered by Eritrea to the N, Ethiopia N, W, and S, by Somalia on the SE, and by the Bab al-Mandab, Gulf of Tadjourah, and Gulf of Aden on the E.Djibouti is part of the African continent bounded to the northeast and east by the Red Sea, the southeast by Somalia and the south, west and north by Ethiopia. The country is a barren strip of land around the Gulf of Tadjoura, varying in width from 20km to 90 km.


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