Located in the continent of Africa, Djibouti covers 23,180 square kilometers of land and 20 square kilometers of water, making it the 152nd largest nation in the world with a total area of 23,200 square kilometers.
Djibouti became an independent state in 1977, after gaining its sovereignty from France. The population of Djibouti is 774,389 (2012) and the nation has a density of 33 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Djibouti is the Djibouti Franc (DJF). As well, the people of Djibouti are refered to as Djiboutian.
The dialing code for the country is 253 and the top level internet domain for Djiboutian sites is .dj.
To learn more, visit our detailed Djibouti section.
|Density||33.4 / km2 ( 86.5 / mi2 )|
|GDP||1,581,519,706 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||2,042 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||23,180 km2 (8,950 mi2)|
|Water Area||20 km2 (8 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Ethiopia, Eritrea|
What is the capital of Djibouti?
Djibouti is the capital city of Djibouti. It has a population of 623,891, and is located on a latitue of 11.59 and longitude of 43.15.
Djibouti is also the political center of Djibouti, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Djibouti, the Capital Of Djibouti
|Elevation||6 meters over sea level|
Most popular cities in Djibouti
Trending on WorldAtlas
The Most Dangerous Cities in the World
The Largest Countries in the World
Top 10 Cocoa Producing Countries
The 10 Smallest Countries In The World
29 Largest Armies In The World
The Richest Countries In The World
10 States With The Largest African-American Populations
The Richest Countries In Africa
30 Least Populated Countries In The World