in Djibouti City, Djibouti

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
11.589 and 43.145 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 11° 35' 20" and E 43° 8' 42"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - DJF
Spoken languages:
French, Arabic, Somali, Afar
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:05 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Djibouti
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:51 am and 6:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.485 and -138.619 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Djibouti in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Djibouti.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Djibouti. Last Update: 2024-07-14 08:23:34

Delve into Djibouti

Djibouti in Djibouti City with it's 623,891 habitants is a city located in Djibouti. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Djibouti is now 12:05 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Djibouti with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Djibouti. The closest airport in Djibouti is Djibouti-Ambouli Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: `Arta, Tadjoura, Obock, 'Ali Sabieh and Dikhil. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 44°C / 111 °F

Morning Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Evening Temperature 35°C / 95 °F
Night Temperature 35°C / 95 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 40%
Air Pressure 1002 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 15th of July 2024

36°C (97 °F)
35°C (95 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Tuesday, 16th of July 2024

38°C (100 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of July 2024

37°C (99 °F)
33°C (91 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Djibouti Palace Kempinski

2,0 mi
Ilot Du Heron, P.O. Box 1960
1960 Djibouti

Time Information

Checkout: 18:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Sheraton Djibouti

0,1 mi
Bp Plateau De Serpent 1924
0000 Djibouti

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Djibouti Airport

Published: April 26, 2012
Length: 32:30 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mheshimiwa73

Landing at Djibouti Airport. Ethiopian Airline flight from Addis Abeba to Djibouti. You can see PK12, the oil terminal, Balbala, the Doraleh terminal and the airport. Atterrissage à l'aéroport...

Djibouti New Village, Oubah-Ville

Published: June 24, 2009
Length: 32:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: michaeldgab

Oubah-Ville (Flower City) is a new neighbourhood to be built about five kms from Djibouti City. It will have an international English school, a hospital, a multi purpose sports centre, a retail...

Djibouti, HDAM Cockpit view close visual landing 09

Published: June 30, 2014
Length: 37:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Cockpit View

Djibouti, HDAM/JIB A321 visual landing 09.

Djibouti HDAM Cockpit View Philip's final check

Published: February 20, 2015
Length: 24:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Cockpit View

DJIBOUTI, Djibouti JIB / HDAM Cockpit View landing rwy 09 A321 Philip's final check.

Djibouti HDAM Cockpit view Visual approach rwy 09

Published: December 28, 2014
Length: 51:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Cockpit View

DJIBOUTI, Djibouti JIB / HDAM A321Cockpit view visual approach, landing runway 09 and taxi to G7 Auto pilot, FDs and auto thrust OFF.

5 minutes à Djibouti en 1997

Published: November 05, 2014
Length: 27:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MonYogui

Voici un petit film tourné en 1997, à Djibouti, quelques images en hélicoptère, la célèbre place Menelik, et d'autres scènes de ce joli pays africain peu connu.

Dassault Mirage 2000 over Djibouti

Published: October 27, 2007
Length: 12:01 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Etx Txu

Nice video of french Dassault Aviation Mirage 2000 fighter jets flying over the beautiful landscapes of Djibouti.

Last takeoff of an german Breguet Atlantic from djibouti 61+05

Published: December 15, 2010
Length: 09:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kyron Tiger

I made this old footage in 2005 during my service for the german navy. It shows the anti-submarine aircraft "Breguet Atlantic - BR1150" 61+05 whitch was based in Djibouti during the operation...

Djibouti HDAM Visual Landing 09

Published: May 25, 2014
Length: 25:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Cockpit View

Djibouti HDAM Visual Landing 09, A/THR off.

20120704 A Destructive SandStorm at our site (Start & During the Hurricane) - Djibouti

Published: July 04, 2012
Length: 08:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Taleb Zaher

It was like a normal passing-by sandstorm. Saw something different about this storm as it was a bit big from far away so I rushed to my camera and started filming it. The Video is divided into...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

French Territory of the Afars and the Issas

The French Territory of Afars and Issas (Territoire français des Afars et des Issas) was the name given to present-day Djibouti between 1967 and 1977, while it was still a colony of France. The area was formerly known as the Côte française des Somalis or French Somaliland.

Located at 11.6, 43.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1977 disestablishments, Former countries in Africa, History of Djibouti, States and territories established in 1967, French Somaliland

Stade du Ville

Stade National Gouled is a multi-use stadium in Djibouti City, Djibouti. It is currently reserved mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of hosting up to 10,000 fans. As of April 2007, the Stade has an artificial turf pitch courtesy of FIFA's Win in Africa development programme.

Located at 11.5741, 43.1319 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Djibouti, Djibouti (city), National stadiums

Port of Djibouti

The Port of Djibouti is strategically located at the crossroads of one of the busiest shipping routes in the world, linking Europe, the Far East, the Horn of Africa and the Persian Gulf. It serves as a key refueling and transshipment center, and is the principal maritime port for imports to and exports from neighboring Ethiopia.

Located at 11.6053, 43.1392 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ports and harbours of Djibouti

Central Bank of Djibouti

The Central Bank of Djibouti (French: Banque Centrale de Djibouti) is the central bank of Djibouti. The bank is responsible for managing the currency of Djibouti, the country's foreign exchange position, the national accounting, et cetera. The official Djibouti currency is Djiboutian Franc. The bank is responsible for managing the currency of Djibouti, the country's foreign exchange position and the national accounting.

Located at 11.5961, 43.1456 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Banks of Djibouti, Economy of Djibouti, Central banks, Banks with year of establishment missing

National Highway 1 (Djibouti)

National Highway 1 is a major national highway of Djibouti. It connects the suburbs of Djibouti City to Yoboki and the Ethiopian border near Galafi, where it becomes Ethiopia's National Highway 18. The highway begins at a roundabout in Djibouti City at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:11|34|4|N|43|7|50|E| | |name= }}, near Colege De Fukuzawa, where it connects with National Highway 2 and National Highway 3.

Located at 11.5678, 43.1306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roads in Djibouti

National Highway 2 (Djibouti)

National Highway 2 is a major national highway of Djibouti. It connects Djibouti City to Loyada and the Somalian border, where it continues to Saylac. The highway begins at a roundabout in Djibouti City at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:11|34|7|N|43|7|51|E| | |name= }} where it becomes National Highway 1. It passes through the city and for much of its length passes along the coast of Djibouti on the way to Loyada.

Located at 11.5686, 43.1308 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roads in Djibouti

National Highway 3 (Djibouti)

National Highway 3 is a short national highway of Djibouti. The highway begins at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:11|33|30|N|43|7|32|E| | |name= }}, at a junction with National Highway 1 in Djibouti City, near College De Fukuzawa. It passes along the coast to the north of Djibouti City, past Port de Doraleh and terminates at a small beach resort at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:11|35|30|N|43|1|18|E| | |name= }}.

Located at 11.5583, 43.1256 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roads in Djibouti

Yemenia Flight 448

Yemenia Flight 448 was a domestic scheduled passenger flight from Sana'a to al-Hudaydah, Yemen, that was hijacked on 23 January 2001. The Yemenia Yemen Airways Boeing 727-2N8 departed Sana'a International Airport bound for a stop-over at Taiz-Al Janad Airport, Ta'izz. The passengers included the United States Ambassador to Yemen, US Deputy Chief of Mission to Yemen, and the Yemeni Ambassador to the US.

Located at 11.5473, 43.1595 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in 2001, Aviation accidents and incidents in Yemen, 2001 in Yemen, Aircraft hijackings, Terrorist incidents in Yemen, United States–Yemen relations, Djibouti–Yemen relations

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Djibouti.

Other districts

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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