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Djibouti Flag The Republic of Djibouti (Somali: Jabuuti) is a country in the Horn of Africa. It shares land borders with Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia, as well as having a coastline on the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden (an arm of the Indian Ocean).

As of 2009, the population of Djibouti was estimated as being 864,000. The country's capital and largest city is the City of Djibouti (French: Ville de Djibouti) which had a population of 475,332 when measured in the 2009 census.

Djibouti Country Details


Country Name Djibouti
Political Status Country
Geographic Location East Africa
Flag Djibouti Flag
Principal Languages
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Somali
  • Capital Djibouti


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    Lonely Planet Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet & Tim Bewer

    Brand: Lonely Planet
    Paperback (376 pages)

    Lonely Planet Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland (Travel Guide)
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the crooked alleyways of Harar, gape at the rock paintings of Las Geel, or experience the calcareous chimneys of Lac Abbe; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Somaliland and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, poetry, music, dance, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, and cuisine
    • Over 45 local maps
    • Useful features - including Top Experiences, If You Like (activity guide), and Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar)
    • Coverage of Addis Ababa, Djibouti City, Hargeisa, Harar, Lalibela, Gonder, Tigray, Berbera, Lac Abbe, Lac Assal, Las Geel, Bahir Dar, Aksum, Mekele, the Danakil, Woldia, Arba Minch, and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland, our most comprehensive guide to Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Somaliland, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

    • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Africa guide for a comprehensive look at all the continent has to offer.

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Tim Bewer & Stuart Butler.

    About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

    TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

    'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

    'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
    Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Djibouti (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet

    Lonely Planet
    Paperback (352 pages)

    Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Djibouti (Travel Guide)
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Djibouti is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore underground churches in Lalibela, spot rare and beautiful animals in the Bale Mountains, or get to know Ethiopian cuisine in Addis Ababa; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somaliland and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Djibouti Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, festivals, environment, wildlife, cuisine, religion, music, dance, literature, painting, architecture
    • Over 60 maps
    • Covers Addis Ababa, Northern Ethiopia, Western Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Somaliland, Eastern Ethiopia, Djibouti Southern Ethiopia and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Djibouti, our most comprehensive guide to Ethiopia and Djibouti, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

    Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Africa guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

    About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

    The Djibouti Travel Journal
    By Younghusband World Travel Journals

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    The Djibouti Travel Journal
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    "I don't always design travel journals, but when I do they are the kind of travel journals that people throw parades for." - Cormac Younghusband, The World's Most Legendary Nomad

    THE DJIBOUTI TRAVEL JOURNAL has been carefully crafted by the legendary nomad Cormac Younghusband to help make your trip unforgettable, fun and organized—with plenty of room to help spur spontaneity and document new discoveries.

    This journal can help you plan, live out and record every stage of your journey to Djibouti—from pre-trip, to getting there, to being there, to getting home, and afterwards.

    "Djibouti food is among the world's finest. They do this thing with the thing!" - Cormac Younghusband, The World's Most Legendary Nomad

    The first part of the journal is for PRE-TRIP PLANNING and contains sections for important information, a page to write about what inspired you to make the trip, a page to write about the who, where, what, when, how of the journey, a page to make note of your travel companions, a number of pages to organize your travel research.* Plus, you will find sections for drafting an itinerary and keeping a journey to-do checklist.

    The second part of the journal deals with GETTING THERE, containing sections to describe getting there and arriving.

    The third part of the journal is all about BEING THERE. There are sections for: tracking the stuff you buy and for your daily adventures there are 50 two-page daily records to keep notes on: day #, date, weather, places visited, what happened today + thoughts on what happened, the highlight of the day and extensive notes (with a handy reminder list of things to write about). Because there are about 774,389 people in Djibouti, there's also a section to record the names and contact info of the people you meet along the way.

    The fourth part of the journal is for GETTING HOME, that fateful day you depart and the days that follow. There are sections for describing your departure, for making your own top 10 highlights lists, a country radar to help you create a signature review of the country, and an afterwards where you can sum up the meaning of your trip.

    When a trip is over, Cormac Younghusband recommends you start planning your NEXT TRIP. To help, there is a section where you can make a travel wish list.

    Also included is a COUNTRY BRIEF to give you important info on the destination and a MAP to give you an idea of the lay of the land. Plus, at the back of the book there are sections for: generic packing ideas, measures and conversions, and pages for notes, sketches, maps and such

    "Find a place in the world you haven't been, and go there. Keep on trucking, my friends" - Cormac Younghusband, The World's Most Legendary Nomad

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    * Research Such As: places to go / explore, places to stay, places to shop / must have souvenirs, cultural / sporting events to attend, historical / religious sites of interest, pubs-bars-places-to-party, beaches / forests / natural wonders to see, parks & gardens to wander through, things to eat and drink / dining experiences, festivals & events to attend, stuff for kids - seniors - and such, experiences to experience, important local customs, etiquette, laws, and such.

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    "Why visit Djibouti? Because, it's there." - Cormac Younghusband, The World's Most Legendary Nomad

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    WHEREVER YOU'RE GOING, YOUNGHUSBAND WORLD TRAVEL JOURNALS HAS THE PERFECT JOURNAL FOR YOU.

    Djibouti Travel Journal: Perfect Size 100 Page Notebook Diary
    By CreativeJournals

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    Djibouti Travel Journal: Perfect Size 100 Page Notebook Diary
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    Lightweight and perfect for traveling, this soft cover notebook journal is ideal for tucking into a full bag or suitcase. The cover is a glossy finish so that you can easily wipe it off (if it ends up covered in something delicious-tasting, or lands in a mud puddle ;) Keep your memories for longer by journalling them in your Djibouti travel journal. A nice affordable travel notebook designed with the traveler in mind. This would make a great gift for the traveler in your life. Bon voyage!
    Birds of the Horn of Africa: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and Socotra (Princeton Field Guides)
    By Nigel Redman & John Fanshawe

    Princeton University Press
    Paperback (512 pages)

    Birds of the Horn of Africa: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and Socotra (Princeton Field Guides)
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    Birds of the Horn of Africa is widely regarded as the best field guide to the more than 1,000 species of resident, migrant, and vagrant birds found in northeast Africa--and it just got even better. Now fully revised and expanded, this comprehensive, easy-to-use guide has been updated with the latest information on distribution, identification, and taxonomy. New vagrants to the region have been added; color plates, illustrations, and distribution maps have been thoroughly updated and improved; and much more--making this still the must-have guide for birders, naturalists, and travelers in the region.

    • Covers Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and the Socotra archipelago
    • Features more than 2,600 illustrations on 213 stunning color plates
    • Provides a color distribution map for every species
    • Detailed species accounts on facing pages describe key identification features, similar species, geographical variation, habitat, status, and voice
    • Includes a glossary, identification tips, and information about habitats
    • Key identification features are shown more prominently in the text
    • Now includes an annotated distributional checklist by country and a comparison table for large white-headed gulls
    Somalia & Djibouti 1:1,700,000 Travel Map (International Travel Maps)
    By ITM Canada

    International Travel Maps
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    Somalia & Djibouti 1:1,700,000 Travel Map (International Travel Maps)
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    • Djibouti Somalia Africa Horn map
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    Folded road and travel map. Scale 1:1,700,000. Distinguishes roads ranging from primary paved roads to other roads/tracks (poor quality). Legend includes trails railroads, sand dunes, lava fields, international/national airports, aerodromes, ports, gas stations, hospitals/medical facilities, viewpoints, points of interest, ruins, mines, museums, campsites/huts, accommodations, missions/churches, mosques, oasis, lighthouses, caves, waterholes/wells, national parks. Indexed.
    Djibouti History, Culture and Tourism: Documentary on Djibouti
    By Sampson Jerry

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    Djibouti History, Culture and Tourism: Documentary on Djibouti
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    Djibouti tourism, Djibouti is growing faster in tourism business due to its attachment in tourist industry, Africa can’t tell enough what it has as nature, Djibouti has presently a good number of reserves in different location of the country filled up with natural and natures beings what makes the history of our earth, explore Djibouti for educative tourism, holiday and business, you will never regret it. History and Culture of Djibouti is very important for anyone who want to find out about Africa’s diversity, the tradition, religion, and people’s life style are analyzed for your better education, security is one of the most important when want to visit a country that you don’t know much about. This book is for yourself education.

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