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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
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Djibouti

  • Coat of Arms: The emblem of Djibouti is composed of a vertical spear in front of a shield, two hands holding onto a machete, and laurel branches making up the border. The two hands represent the main ethnic groups of the nation (the Afar and Somali).
  • Flag of Djibouti
  • Motto: "Unité, Égalité, Paix" ("Unity, Equality, Peace")
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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