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Basic information

Latest news from Djibouti

History, politics, geography, economy and more

CIA World Factbook - Djibouti

Nationmaster: Djibouti 
A compilation of facts and figures from many sources

Medea - Djibouti 
(European Institute for Research on Mediterranean and Euro-Arab Cooperation)

BBC country profile - Djibouti

Djibouti timeline
A chronology of key events (from the BBC)

Maps of Djibouti

Local time

Local weather

Currency converter 
Djibouti franc (DJF)

Communications in Djibouti (Wikipedia)

National flag of Djibouti

National anthem 
Audio, lyrics and sheet music (National Anthems Reference Page)

Languages of Djibouti
Ethnologue Database

Who's who in Bahrain

Historical and political texts relating to Bahrain


Constitution (in French)

Constitutional information 
Law Library of Congress

List of government ministers (CIA)

Heads of state and prime ministers
Historical list (ZPC database)

Elections and Parliament

Human rights reports on Djibouti


Djiboutian newspapers 

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information 
Official news agency (in French)

Press freedom and censorship


US State Department
Consular information and travel advice

British Foreign Office
Travel advice

Lonely Planet 
Online tourist guide to Bahrain

Electricity and phones (Steve Kropla)
Plugs, sockets, TV system, mobile roaming, etc.


World Bank: Djibouti 
Comprehensive economic data

Djibouti and the IMF

Oil, gas, and electricity
US Energy Information Administration

Water in Djibouti 
Aquastat country profile (in French)


Government website (in French)

General information portal by Djibouti Telecom (in French)


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Books from Amazon

Djibouti (World Bibliographical Series)
Peter Schraeder. Hardcover, 1991

Djibouti: Pawn of the Horn of Africa
Veran, Robert Saint. Hardcover, 1981

Djibouti Country Study Guide
USA International Business Publications. Library Binding

Naval Strategy East of Suez
Charles W. Koburger. Hardcover, 1992

A Soviet View of Africa: An Annotated Bibliography on Ethiopia, Somalia and Djibouti
Colin Darch. Hardcover, 1980

A bibliography of forestry in Somalia and Djibouti
M. R. Bowen

Ethiopia, Somalia and the French Territory of the Afars and Issas

Reducing Energy Consumption in Buildings: The Potential for Conservation in Djibouti
Seymour Jarmul


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Last revised on 01 November, 2013