|Time zone:||GMT +3 (Eastern Africa time)||Daylight savings: None|
|Main languages:||French, Arabic||Other languages: Somali, Afar|
Djiboutian francs (DJF)|
€1 = Fdj0.00, $1 = Fdj177, £1 = Fdj236
(rates as of Sep 2016)
|Internet Domain:||.dj||International Dialling Code: 253|
For help planning your trip to Djibouti including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Djibouti trip planning page.
Further information on Djibouti
Discover more about Djibouti - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.
Geography & Natural Features
Total area: 23,000 sq km (20 sq km under water)
Coastline: 314 km (Gulf of Aden)
Climate: Hot semi-arid climate with a cooler season from October to April.
Highest mountain: Moussa Ali (2,028m)
Freedom & Rights
Summary status and rankings for Djibouti from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.
|Freedom in the World||Not Free||-|
|Democracy Index||Authoritarian regime||145/167|
|Economic Freedom||Mostly Unfree||112/179|
|Press Freedom||Very serious situation||168/179|
|ILGA LGBT rights||Limited rights||-|
|Corruption Perceptions||Medium corruption||107/174|
Other Data & Links
Full name: Republic of Djibouti Status: Independent Country
Population: 810,179 (rank: 158/196) Density: 35.2 people/sq km (rank: 142/196)
Ethnic groups: Somali 60%, Afar 35%, other 5% (includes French, Arab, Ethiopian, and Italian)
Religions: Muslim 94%, Christian 6%
GDP (PPP): $2.51 billion GDP per capita: $2,700 (rank: 150/195)