Djibouti 2015

Djibouti Capital City

Yearbook 2015

Djibouti. According to COUNTRYAAH, Djibouti is the capital of Djibouti which is located in Eastern Africa. The unified opposition in the Alliance National Rescue Union (USN), which took up its seats in Parliament at the New Year, after a year and a half of boycott, threatened in June to break cooperation in the National Assembly. The reason was that the government did not live up to the promises of democratic reform.

A religious ceremony in December degenerated into violent clashes with police. Seven people were killed according to official data, while the opposition reported 19 dead. Among many injured were USN leader Ahmed Youssouf.

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Djibouti, capital of the Republic of Djibouti, East Africa; 623,900 residents (2013). Djibouti, which is located on a low-lying peninsula on the Tadjour Gulf, has a hot and dry climate. The cityscape is characterized by the mixture of old and modern architecture. The water supply is secured with the help of the underground Houmbouli stream.

Djibouti is an important port city and serves as a transit port for trade between Ethiopia and the countries of the Red Sea region. During the 1980s and 1990s, the city’s economy was heavily burdened by the large influx of refugees from neighboring countries.

The Djibouti – Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) railway was completed in 1917.

Djibouti Capital City