Djibouti Country in Africa information and photo #Djibouti – Djibouti flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, is a mostly French- and Arabic-speaking country of dry shrublands, volcanic formations and Red Sea beaches. It’s home to one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world, the low-lying Lake Assal, in the Danakil Desert. The nomadic Afar people have settlements along Lake Abbe, a body of saltwater featuring chimneylike mineral formations.
Population: 872,932 (2013) World Bank
Currency: Djiboutian franc
President: Ismaïl Omar Guelleh
Neighboring countries: Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somaliland
Official languages: French, Arabic