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Foreign Trade and Business in Djibouti (East Africa)

Doing Business in the Republic of Djibouti. Masters and Doctorates in Global Trade

Djibouti is an East African country

  1. Djibouti City («district of Djibouti») is the economic, logistics, political and administrative capital of Djibouti and the largest Djiboutian city
  2. The largest cities of Djibouti are Djibouti City, Ali Sabieh, Tadjoura, Dikhil and Obock
  3. Services are the mainstay of the Djiboutian economy (80% of the GDP)
  4. Transport and Logistics in Djibouti
    1. Port of Djibouti (access to Ethiopia)
    2. N'Djamena-Djibouti Trans-African Highway
  5. Tourism in Djibouti is one of the growing economic sectors
  6. Currency of Djibouti: Djiboutian Franc (DJF​)
  7. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is headquartered in Djibouti City.
  8. Djibouti share borders with Eritrea (125 kilometres), Ethiopia (342 kilometres) and Somalia (61 kilometres)
  9. Djibouti maintains very close relationships with Somalia and Ethiopia
  10. Territorial claims of the Ras Doumeira peninsula (Eritrea)
  11. Djibouti is located in the Horn of Africa (Red Sea and Gulf of Aden)

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  1. Djiboutian population: 0.9 million people
    1. Population density of Djibouti: of Djibouti 21 inhabitants / square kilometres
  2. Calling code of Djibouti: 253
  3. Country code top-level domain of Djibouti: .dj
  4. Djibouti is a Republic
    1. جمهورية جيبوتي in Arabic
    2. Jabuuti in Somali

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  1. Area of Djibouti: 23,200 square kilometres
  2. Djibouti has eight mountain ranges with peaks over 1000 meters.
  3. Mousa Ali chain is considered to be the highest mountain range in Djibouti (border with Ethiopia and Eritrea)
  4. The desert of Grand Bara covers parts of southern Djibouti (regions of Arta, Ali Sabieh and Dikhil)
  5. Djibouti gained its Independence from France in 1975 (History of Djibouti)

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Regionsof Djibouti

The six administrative regions (Djibouti City is one of the official regions) and the districts of Djibouti are:

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Djiboutian regions (area in square kilometres, population in thousands of people, capital):

  1. Ali Sabieh Region (2,200, 71, Ali Sabieh)
  2. Arta Region (1,800, 40, Arta)
  3. Dikhil  Region (7,200, 83, Dikhil)
  4. Djibouti City (200, 530, Djibouti City)
  5. Obock Region (4,700, 36, Obock)
  6. Tadjourah Region (7,100, 85, Tadjoura)

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Economic Integration Organisations (Djibouti)

  1. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
  2. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  3. United States-COMESA Agreement
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement
  5. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  6. Preferential Trade System of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  7. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  8. Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
  9. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OCI)
  10. Arab League (LAS)
  11. International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF)

IGAD Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda...)

  1. African Union (AU)
  2. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
  3. Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
  4. African Development Bank (AfDB)

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Rwanda, the Seychelles, Sudan, Eswatini (Swaziland), Uganda, Zambia...

COMESA-EAC-SADC  Tripartite Agreement (Free trade area)

Main Djiboutian ethnicities:

The two largest Djiboutian ethnic groups are Somalis (Issa clan, 60% of the population of Djibouti) and Afar (35%).

The official languages of Djibouti are French, Arabic and Somali (Afro-Asian language).

  1. 524,000 Djiboutian speak Somali as their mother tongue
  2. 306,000 Djiboutian speak Afar as their mother tongue

The main religion in Djibouti is Sunni Islam.

Higher Education in Djibouti

Minister of Higher Education and Research of Djibouti

  1. University of Djibouti
  2. Study Centre and Research of Djibouti

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