Djibouti Geography - note

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Geography - note: strategic location near world's busiest shipping lanes and close to Arabian oilfields; terminus of rail traffic into Ethiopia; mostly wasteland; Lac Assal (Lake Assal) is the lowest point in Africa and the saltiest lake in the world

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Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on October 8, 2016

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