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Djibouti Travel Notes -- The capital of Djibouti also serves as the principal seaport of Ethiopia, and is linked to Addis Ababa by rail. Find out more about Djibouti @ Travel Notes.

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The Republic of Djibouti is a former French Territory of the Afars and the Issas; situated on the southern shore of the Bab el Mandeb - where the Red Sea meets the Gulf of Aden - opposite Yemen.

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Countries neighbouring Djibouti are: Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia.

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The capital is also called Djibouti and was the administrative centre of French Somalialand.

The Cushite people inhabited Djibouti long before the Arab traders and Ottoman Turks were attracted to the region by its strategic position.

With the English set up in Aden, Yemen, the French sought to secure a position on the opposite bank of the Red Sea's mouth, in the late 1850s.

Djibouti became the colony of French Somaliland in 1888 and an overseas territory of France in 1946; renamed the French Territory of the Afars and Issas following a referendum in 1967.


The capital of Djibouti, also called Djibouti, serves as the principal seaport of Ethiopia, and is linked to Addis Ababa by rail.

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