The Somali Issa and Afar make up the two largest ethnic groups.

Djibouti joined the United Nations on September 20, 1977.

  • Djibouti has largest boundary with Ethiopia which is approximately 349 km.
  • Djibouti has shortest boundary with Somalia which is approximately 58 km.
  • The largest export partner of Djibouti is Somalia.
  • The largest import partner of Djibouti is China.
  • There are 2 seaports in Djibouti.

Tourist Attraction#

The moon rises over Djibouti's travertine chimneys, created by deposits from hot springs.

National Facts#

  • The national dish of Djibouti is Skoudehkaris.


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