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Djibouti


BASIC FACTS

 

Area 23,200 Km2
Population 0.939 Millions
HDI Rank 164 (over 186 countries)
Capital City Djibouti
Demographic distribution Somalis (Issa) 60%, Afar 35%, French, Arab, Ethiopian and Italian 5%
Spoken languages French, (official), Arabic (official), Somali, Afar
Religious beliefs Muslim 94%, Christian 6%
Political regime People's Rally for Progress (RPP); National Democratic Party (PND); Front For The Restoration of Unity and Democracy (FRUD); Djibouti Development Party (PDD); People's Social Democratic Party (PPSD); Republican Alliance for Democracy (ARD); Union for Democracy and Justice (UDJ); Union of Reform Partisans (UPR).
Head of State Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (President), Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed (Prime Minister)
Associations with International Organisations United Nations (UN), African Union (AU), League of Arab States (LAS), Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).
Investment Promotion Agency National Investment Promotion Agency
(http://www.djiboutiinvest.dj)
Sources: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The World Factbook