Where is it?: Djibouti is in eastern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, between Eritrea and Somalia
Why do people go here?: Travelers primarily go to Djibouti in order to relax and take pleasure from the delight of an untouched nature.
What are the main entry points?: There are Air France connections as well as connections for Yemen and Tanzania.
Currency used: Franc
Country Code for Phones: 253
Area codes for Major Cities: 80-85
Religion: Muslim 94%, Christian 6%
Ethnic Breakdown: Somali 60%, Afar 35%
Government: Semi-presidential Republic
Languages: French, Arabic, Somali, Afar
Major Cities: Djibouti
Attractions: The Lakes
Tourism Office locations and links: Djibouti Tourist Office place du 27 juin, BP 1938, Djibouti, Djibouti
Contact Nos. 352 800 or 353 790.
Tips for Visiting
Health Issues: Yellow Fever, Malaria
When to go: It’s very hot is Djibouti, from November throug April is the coolest
Common Phrases: Hello = Bonjour, How are you? = Comment allez-vous?, Good = Bien or Bon, Yes = Oui, Okay = D’accord or OK, No = Non, Thank you = Merci, Please = S’il vous plait, Goodbye = Au revoir
Specific Events/Holidays: Independence Day: June 27, Variable Islamic Holidays
Getting Around: Buses links major cities. If you want to get off the beaten path, you will need a 4WD.
Cheapest airport to fly into: The main airport serving cheaper flights to Djibouti is the Djibouti International Airport
Need more information?: Check out the Djibouti travel guide for more on what to see, where to stay, and how to get there.