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Djibouti

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Country Profile

Location: East Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, between Eritrea and Somalia 
Geographical Size: land: 23,180 sq km, water: 20 sq km 
Climate: desert; torrid, dry 
Population: 884,017 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 2.13% (2018 est.) 
Languages: French (official), Arabic (official), Somali, Afar 
Religion: Sunni Muslim 94% (nearly all Djiboutians), Christian 6% (mainly foreign-born residents) 
Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Djibouti 
Economy: Djibouti provides services as both a transit port for the region and an international transshipment and refueling center. Imports, exports, and reexports represent 70% of port activity at Djibouti's container terminal. Reexports consist primarily of coffee from landlocked neighbour Ethiopia. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $3.64 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 36,582 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 373,052 (2017 est.) Internet users 111,212 (July 2016 est.) Information and map From CIA