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 - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014
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