in Obock, Djibouti
- Historic Town of Zabid (Unesco heritage, 110 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 12.645 and 42.973 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 12° 38' 42" and E 42° 58' 23"
- 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: 08:24 PM (Friday)
- Timezone: Africa/Djibouti
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:49 am and 6:21 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -10.512 and -138.684 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Bissîdiro in Obock is a city in Djibouti about 74 mi (or 119 km) north of Djibouti, the country's capital.
Local time in Bissîdiro is now 08:24 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Djibouti with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Bissîdiro. The closest is airport we know is Assab International Airport in Eritrea in a distance of 37 mi (or 59 km). The closest airport in Djibouti is Obock Airport in a distance of 51 mi (or 59 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Historic Town of Zabid in Yemen at a distance of 110 mi (or 177 km).
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Assab, Dhubab, Obock, Mawza` and Tadjoura. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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.
Bissidiro is a town in the northern Obock region of Djibouti. It is situated on the border with Eritrea.
Djiboutian–Eritrean border conflict
The Djiboutian–Eritrean border conflict between the forces of Djibouti and Eritrea occurred between June 10 and June 13, 2008. It was triggered by tension which began on April 16, 2008 when Djibouti reported that Eritrean armed forces had penetrated into Djiboutian territory and dug trenches on both sides of the border. The crisis deepened when armed clashes broke out between the two armed forces in the border area on June 10, 2008.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Bissîdiro.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: