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Country Facts

Three continents. Four Markets. A world of opportunities.

Located at the crossroads of Africa, Asia, and Europe, Djibouti is the center of trade and services for a multitude of business. From petroleum storage to container transshipments. Free Zones to financial services, the country is a dynamic logistics hub for four major markets: COMESA, the WTO, ACP, and the Arab League. Djibouti is in its own right a world of prospects, with the fishing trade, mining sector, energy market and tourism become ever more important sources of income. Bring your business to the next level and participate in the powerful development of Djibouti.

President : Ismael Omar Guelleh
Prime Minister : Dileita Mohamed Dileita
Area : 23,2000 sq. km.
Population : 721,000 (UN 2005)




Capital : Djibouti
Religion : Islam
Life expectancy : Men 51 years, Women 54 years
GDP per capita : $1,300
Climate : Desert, torrid and dry
Languages : French, Arabic, Somalia, Afar
Currency : Djiboutian Franc (DJF)