Djibouti

Capital Djibouti

Population 900,000

Area 23,200 km2

Key facts

Djibouti is a country located in Eastern Africa. There are 3 countries (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia) that Djibouti shares its borders with. As for languages, the country’s residents speak French and Arabic.

The national currency in Djibouti is Djiboutian franc (DJF). The franc (fdj) is subdivided into 100 centime.

With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 190.79 DJF and 1 USD is worth 177.72 DJF.

Djibouti
Banknotes

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Djibouti
Coins

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Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Djibouti is 26.5 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 150.61 Mbps and 97.08 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density It may be difficult to locate an ATM in Djibouti.16.23 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.

SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Djibouti, a passport or ID is required as identification.

Socket types

There are 2 socket types used in Djibouti. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz  Type E 220 V, 50 Hz  

The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

Tourism

What hotel chains are present in Djibouti?

There are no Mariott hotels in Djibouti.

There are no Hilton hotels in Djibouti.

There are no IHG hotels in Djibouti.

There are no Best Western hotels in Djibouti.

There are no Radisson hotels in Djibouti.

There are no Accor hotels in Djibouti.

What fast food chains are present in Djibouti?

The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Djibouti.

The KFC chain does not operate in Djibouti.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Djibouti.

The Subway chain operates in Djibouti.

The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Djibouti.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Djibouti.

Weather

What is the weather like in Djibouti?

Today the sun in Djibouti, rises at 6:29 AM and sets at 6:13 PM. The climate of Djibouti may be categorized as a subtropical desert (BWh), according to Koppen’s classification system.

TodayFeb 9Partly cloudlyLow: 21.4°C (70.52°F)High: 32.8°C (91.04°F)
FridayFeb 10FogLow: 21.1°C (69.98°F)High: 31.5°C (88.7°F)
SaturdayFeb 11FogLow: 20.3°C (68.54°F)High: 30.1°C (86.18°F)
SundayFeb 12Partly cloudlyLow: 20.3°C (68.54°F)High: 30.7°C (87.26°F)
MondayFeb 13Partly cloudlyLow: 20.9°C (69.62°F)High: 31.6°C (88.88°F)
TuesdayFeb 14FogLow: 19.5°C (67.1°F)High: 30.6°C (87.08°F)

Weather data for Djibouti (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com

Transport

Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.

Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.

Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Djibouti.

Car Rental Hertz is available, but Avis , Sixt are not present in Djibouti.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  No data available.

Driving Side In Djibouti traffic is right-handed.

Safety

Theft Occurrence Rate  No data available.

Road Traffic Casualties 23.50 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.71.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 2: Exercise increased caution. 

Emergency phones in Djibouti

17 Police
18 Ambulance
18 Fire police

Sources

Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.

Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.

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