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Republic of Djibouti
  • République de Djibouti  (French)
  • جمهورية جيبوتي  (Arabic)
  • Gabuutih Ummuuno  (Afar)
  • Jamhuuriyadda Jabuuti  (Somali)
FlagEmblem
Motto: "اتحاد، مساواة، سلام" (Arabic)
"Unité, Égalité, Paix" (French)
"Unity, Equality, Peace"
Anthem: Djibouti
Capital
and largest city
Djibouti City
11°36′N43°10′E / 11.600°N 43.167°E / 11.600; 43.167
Official languages
Recognised national languages
ReligionIslam
DemonymDjiboutian
GovernmentDominant-partysemi-presidentialrepublic
 • PresidentIsmaïl Omar Guelleh
 • Prime MinisterAbdoulkader Kamil Mohamed
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
 • from France27 June 1977[1] 
Area
 • Total23,200 km2[1] (150th)
8,958 sq mi
 • Water (%)0.09 (20 km² / 7.7 sq mi)
Population
 • 2015[1] estimate828,324
 • Density37.2/km2 (168th)
96.4/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$3.327 billion[2]
 • Per capita$3,351[2]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$1.903 billion[3]
 • Per capita$1,917[3]
Gini (2009)40.0
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.470[4]
low ·168th
CurrencyDjiboutian franc (DJF)
Time zoneEAT(UTC+3)
Drives on theright
Calling code+253
ISO 3166 codeDJ
Internet TLD.dj

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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