in Tadjourah, Djibouti

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
11.785 and 42.884 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 11° 47' 7" and E 42° 53' 3"
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: 08:29 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Djibouti
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:57 am and 6:08 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: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Djibouti.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Djibouti. Last Update: 2019-09-17 07:22:30

Discover Tadjoura

Tadjoura in Tadjourah with it's 22,193 citizens is a city in Djibouti about 22 mi (or 36 km) north-west of Djibouti, the country's capital city.

Local time in Tadjoura is now 08:29 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 Tadjoura. The closest airport in Djibouti is Tadjoura Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: `Arta, Djibouti, Obock, 'Ali Sabieh and Dikhil. 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: 36°C / 98 °F

Morning Temperature 36°C / 98 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 30°C / 87 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 36%
Air Pressure 1005.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 1% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

34°C (92 °F)
31°C (87 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 19th of September 2019

34°C (94 °F)
32°C (89 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 20th of September 2019

36°C (96 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Gesucht: Kinderdorf-Mütter für Dschibuti - Teil 4: Wir bauen ein SOS-Kinderdorf

Published: June 04, 2014
Length: 06:09 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: SOS-Kinderdörfer weltweit

http://www.sos-kinderdoerfer.de/unsere-arbeit/wo-wir-helfen/afrika/dschibuti In Tadjourah ist das erste SOS-Kinderdorf in Dschibuti entstanden. Hungersnot, Mangelernährung, Armut prägen die...

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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.

Tadjourah Region

The Tadjourah Region is a region in north-central Djibouti. With its capital at Tadjourah, it has an area of 7,100 square kilometres (2,700 sq mi).

Located at 11.7833, 42.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Regions of Djibouti

Gulf of Tadjoura

The Gulf of Tadjoura, is a gulf or basin of the Indian Ocean in the Horn of Africa. It lies south of the straits of Bab-el-Mandeb, or the entrance to the Red Sea, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:11.7|N|43.0|E|scale:1000000|||| | |name= }}. Most of its coastline is the territory of Djibouti, except for a short stretch on the southern shore, which is part of the territory of Somalia. At the entrance of the Gulf is the group of small islands of Moucha and Maskali.

Located at 11.7, 43 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bodies of water of Djibouti, Bodies of water of Somalia, Gulfs of the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Bab-el-Mandeb, Djibouti–Somalia border


Tadjoura is the oldest town in Djibouti and the capital of the Tadjourah Region. Lying on the Gulf of Tadjoura, it is home to a population of around 25,000 inhabitants. Tadjoura has an airstrip and is linked by ferry with Djibouti City. It is also known for its whitewashed buildings and nearby beaches.

Located at 11.7833, 42.8833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Djibouti, Former national capitals

Goda Mountains

The Goda Mountains lie northwest of the Gulf of Tadjoura, Tadjoura Region in Djibouti. They rise to 1,750 metres above sea level and are the nation's largest heavily vegetated area. A part of the mountains is protected within the Day Forest National Park, Djibouti's only national park. The ecology of this landform is considered an isolated outlier of the Ethiopian montane forest ecological zone, an important island of forest in a sea of semi-desert.

Located at 11.86, 42.79 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Djibouti


Sagallo or Sagallou was a short-lived Russian colony on the Gulf of Tadjoura in present-day Djibouti. In 1889, a Russian by the name of Nikolay Ivanovitch Achinov (b. 1856), arrived with settlers and an Orthodox priest. The French considered the presence of the Russians as a violation of their territorial rights and dispatched two gunboats. The Russians were bombarded and after some loss of life, surrendered.

Located at 11.6703, 42.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Djibouti, European colonisation in Africa, Former Russian colonies, Russian Empire, Former colonies in Africa, 1889 in Africa


Ambabbo is a village in eastern Djibouti. It is located in the region of Tadjoura.

Located at 11.75, 42.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Djibouti

Tadjoura Airport

Tadjoura Airport is an airport serving the city of Tadjoura in the Tadjoura Region of Djibouti.

Located at 11.7833, 42.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Djibouti

Mabla Mountains

The Mabla Mountains are located in Obock Region, Djibouti. The endemic Djibouti Francolin makes its home here and in the Forêt du Day.

Located at 11.945, 43.043 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Djibouti, Mountain ranges of Africa

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Tagiura, Tajura, Tadjura, Tadjoura, تاجورة, Горад Таджура, Ταντζουρά, تاجوره, Tadjourah, Թաջուրա, TDJ, タジュラ, ტაჯურა, 타주라, Tadžura, Tadżura, Таджура, تاجورہ, 塔朱拉