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Djibouti Facts

Djibouti's Information

Flag of Djibouti
Land Area 23,180 km2
Water Area 20 km2
Total Area 23,200km2 (#146)
Population 846,687 (#161)
Population Density 36.53/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $3.35 Billion
GDP Per Capita $3,400
Currency Franc (DJF)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Djibouti
  • (long form) Republic of Djibouti
  • Capital City: Djibouti (604,013 pop.)
  • Djibouti Population: 792,198 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Franc (DJF)
    (conversion rates)

    Franc
    5000 Djiboutian Francs
  • Ethnicity: Somali 60%, Afar 35%, other 5% (includes French, Arab, Ethiopian, and Italian)
  • GDP total: $2.377 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $2,700 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: French (official), Arabic (official), Somali
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Djibouti, Ali Sabieh, Tadjoura, Obock
  • Name: unknown
  • National Day: June 27
  • Religion: Muslim 94%, Christian 6%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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