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Famous Djiboutis

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
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors


  • Awaleh Aden singer
  • Ahmed Dini Ahmed former prime minister
  • Ougoureh Kifleh Ahmed politician
  • Courah Ali runner
  • Idriss Arnaoud Ali politician
  • Souleiman Miyir Ali politician
  • Zeinab Kamel Ali politician
  • Moussa Ali-Abdoulkader politician
  • Fathia Ali-Bourrale track and field sprint athlete
  • Hassan Gouled Aptidon first president
  • Aden Robleh Awaleh politician
B - D
  • Ahmed Boulaleh Barreh politician
  • Yacin Elmi Bouh politician
  • Aden Charmakeh footballer
  • Mohamed Daoud Chehem civil servant, opposition leader
  • Ahmed Daher footballer
  • Ali Mohamed Daoud politician
  • Hasna Mohamed Dato politician
  • Dileita Mohamed Dileita former prime minister
  • Ali Djamah politician
  • Ali Abdi Farah politician
  • Daher Ahmed Farah politician, writer
  • Mohamed Dini Farah politician
  • Mahamoud Farah middle-distance runner
  • Moumin Bahdon Farah politician
  • Rachad Ahmed Saleh Farah diplomat
  • Yasmin Farah table tennis player
  • Ali Abdi Feiruz musician
G - H
  • Mumin Gala runner
  • Ahmed Goumane-Roble politician
  • Ismail Omar Guelleh president
  • Waberi Hachi footballer
  • Barkat Gourad Hamadou former prime minister
  • Ahmed Mohamed Hassan politician
  • Houssein Omar Hassan paralympic athlete
  • Ismail Ahmed Kadar Hassan footballer
I - K
  • Omar Farah Iltireh politician
  • Abdallah Mohamed Kamil former prime minister
  • Mohamed Kamil politician
  • Harbi Farah Mahamoud politician
  • Mohamed Abdoulkader Mohamed politician
  • Mohamed Ali Mohamed politician
  • Ahmed-Idriss Moussa politician
N - R
  • Abdi Nour singer
  • Roble Olhaye ambassador
  • Abdourahman Osman swimmer
  • Sally Raguib judoka
  • Djama Robleh long-distance runner
S - Y
  • Hussein Ahmed Salah Olympic medalist, long-distance runner
  • Ayanleh Souleiman middle-distance runner
  • Abdourahman Waberi novelist, poet, academic
  • Mahamoud Ali Youssouf diplomat
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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