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Republic of 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
Anthem: Djibouti
Location of Djibouti
Capital
and largest city
Djibouti
11°36′N43°10′E / 11.600°N 43.167°E / 11.600; 43.167
Official languages
Recognised national languages
ReligionIslam
DemonymDjiboutian
GovernmentUnitarydominant-partypresidentialrepublic
Ismaïl Omar Guelleh
Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
• from France
27 June 1977[2]
Area
• Total
23,200 km2 (9,000 sq mi)[2] (146th)
• Water (%)
0.09 (20 km² / 7.7 sq mi)
Population
• 2016 estimate
942,333[3]
• Density
37.2/km2 (96.3/sq mi) (168th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
3.656 billion[4]
• Per capita
$3,582[4]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$2.098 billion[4]
• Per capita
$2,055[4]
Gini (2009)40.0
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.473[5]
low · 172nd
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 January 20, 2018


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