in Obock, Djibouti

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Location Summary
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: 10:39 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Djibouti
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:50 am and 6:38 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.512 and -138.684 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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 10:39 PM (Tuesday). 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 38°C / 100 °F

Morning Temperature 38°C / 100 °F
Evening Temperature 34°C / 93 °F
Night Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 27%
Air Pressure 1004.8 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Wednesday, 17th of July 2019

41°C (105 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 18th of July 2019

40°C (104 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 19th of July 2019

39°C (102 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

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.

Located at 12.65, 42.9667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Populated places in Djibouti

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.

Located at 12.7083, 43.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
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2008 in Djibouti, 2008 in Eritrea, Conflicts in 2008, Wars involving Eritrea, Wars involving Djibouti, Territorial disputes of Eritrea, Territorial disputes of Djibouti, Djibouti–Eritrea border, 2008 in Africa, Djibouti–Eritrea relations

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