Djibouti

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Djibouti

  1. 1. Djibouti
  2. 2. Djibouti is located in Eastern Africa
  3. 3. Djibouti can be divided up into 3 major regions. •The coastal plain •The volcanic plateaus in the central and southern part of Djibouti. •The mountain ranges in the north.
  4. 4. •June the 27th is Independence Day for Djibouti! •Djibouti gained Independence from France June 27th , 1977
  5. 5. •Djibouti serves as an important transshipment location for goods entering and leaving the Eat African highlands •It borders the Gulf of Eden that leads into the Red Sea. • Djibouti’s bordering countries are Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea
  6. 6. Climate •The climate is extremely hot and dry during the months of June thru August. •The cooler season is November thru April.
  7. 7. The Different Languages in Djibouti are… •French (Official) •Arabic (Official) •Somali •Afar
  8. 8. Religions of Djibouti… 94% Of the population of Djibouti is Muslim 6% of the Population is Christian
  9. 9. Economy The Currency in Djibouti is the Djiboutian Franc • I Djiboutian Franc is = to 100 centimes • 1 U.S dollar is = to 179.856 Djiboutian Francs The unemployment rate of 60% continues to be a major problem Because of multitude economic difficulties, the government has fallen on long-term external debt.
  10. 10. Foods! Soupe Djiboutienne- Djiboutian Famous typical Soup. Made with meat, onions, foods tomatoes, potatoes, and salt. •Fresh seafood •Lentils
  11. 11. Marche Central The Marche Central is where they get all of their fresh foods. Like: •Fresh Sea food right off the boat •Vegetables •Clothes •Meats

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