in Obock, Djibouti

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
11.963 and 43.291 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 11° 57' 47" and E 43° 17' 26"
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: 05:55 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Djibouti
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:53 am and 6:18 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: 2024-04-16 08:26:06

Delve into Obock

Obock in Obock with it's 17,776 habitants is a city located in Djibouti about 28 mi (or 45 km) north of Djibouti, the country's capital town.

Current time in Obock is now 05:55 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Djibouti with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Obock. The closest airport in Djibouti is Obock Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 32°C / 89 °F
Night Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 63%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 27% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

33°C (91 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 18th of April 2024

32°C (90 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 19th of April 2024

32°C (90 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle 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.


Obock (also Obok, Ubuk) is a small port town in Djibouti. It is located on the northern shore of the Gulf of Tadjoura, where it opens out into the Gulf of Aden. The population in 2003 was about 8,300 inhabitants.

Located at 11.9667, 43.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Djibouti, Obock Region, Gulf of Aden

Obock Region

The Obock Region is a region in northern Djibouti. Obock Region is a Region in Djibouti by area, with a mainland area of 4,700 square kilometres (1,800 sq mi), it is larger than Cape Verde.

Located at 11.9667, 43.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Regions of Djibouti, Obock Region

Obock Airport

Obock Airport is an airport serving Obock, a city in the Obock Region of Djibouti.

Located at 11.9683, 43.2786 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Djibouti, Obock Region

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Hayyou, Obok, Obock, أوبوك, Горад Абок, Ομπόκ, اوبوک, OBC, オボック, ობოკი, 오보크, Obokas, Обок, Obuk, 奧博克