jibouti, Djibouti Overview
Djibouti is situated in the Horn of Africa on the Gulf of Aden and the Bab-el-Mandeb, at the southern entrance to the Red Sea. Djibouti has eight mountain ranges with peaks of over 1,000 m (3,281 ft). The Mousa Ali range is considered the country’s highest mountain range, with the tallest peak on the border with Ethiopia and Eritrea. It has an elevation of 2,028 m. The Grand Bara desert covers parts of southern Djibouti in the Arta, Ali Sabieh and Dikhil regions. The majority of it sits at a relatively low elevation, below 1,700 feet (560 m).
Together with northern Somalia, Eritrea and the Red Sea coast of Sudan, Djibouti is considered the most likely location of the land known to the ancient Egyptians as Punt (or Ta Netjeru, meaning “God’s Land”).
Detailed Map of Djibouti, Djibouti
There is not much seasonal variation in Djibouti’s climate. Hot conditions prevail year-round along with winter rainfalls. Mean daily maximum temperatures range from 32 to 41 °C (90 to 106 °F), except at high elevations, where the effects of a cold offshore current can be felt. In Djibouti city, for instance, average afternoon highs range from 28 to 34 °C (82 to 93 °F) in April. Nationally, mean daily minimums usually vary from 15 to 30 °C (59 to 86 °F). The greatest range in climate occurs in eastern Djibouti, where temperatures sometimes surpass 41 °C (106 °F) in July on the littoral plains and the freezing point during December in the highlands. In this region, relative humidity ranges from about 40% in the mid-afternoon to 85% at night, changing somewhat according to the season.
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Tourist in Djibouti is an industry that generates 40,000 and 50,000 arrivals per year, with its favorable beaches and climate and also include islands and beaches in the Gulf of Tadjoura and the Bab al-Mandab. At Goubbet al Kharab, near the western end of the Gulf of Tadjoura, there are steep cliffs and a bay that was turned dark green by black lava.
The French subsequently founded Djibouti City in 1888, in a previously uninhabited stretch of coast. In 1896, the settlement was made the capital of French Somaliland. The city later grew considerably in size following the construction of the Imperial Ethiopian Railway.
Hamoudi Mosque is a mosque in Djibouti City, Djibouti.
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A very small trip in the city of Djibouti. This footage is shared 'as it is'. Comments are welcome but please, avoid religion/politics. Un petit tour dans le centre de la ville de Djibouti. Cette vidéo est partagée sans modification.
Landing at Djibouti Airport. Ethiopian Airline flight from Addis Abeba to Djibouti. You can see PK12, the oil terminal, Balbala, the Doraleh terminal and the airport. Atterrissage à l'aéroport de Djibouti. C'est un vol Ethiopian Airline au départ d'Addis Abeba vers Djibouti. Vous pouvez voir PK12, le terminal pétrolier, Balbala, le nouveau terminal de Doraleh et enfin l'aéroport.
A Sunday afternoon drive along the streets of Djibouti City from the Kempinski Hotel to the Airport.
Djibouti City 2014
Beautiful city of Djibouti
Djibouti City 2013
Good summer holidays in my homeland. (De bonnes vacances d'été dans ma patrie)
SAHEL, THE WOUNDED FRONTIER: DJIBOUTI
In spite of the dryness and hopeless view, the Sahara is a territory of immense open lands in which life beats, irrigated by the rivers Senegal, Niger and Nile. Over the centuries, incredible civilizations have emerged here and black and white people, Coptic, Christian, Jews and Muslims, nomadic shepherds, fishermen and sedentary farmers have all cohabited.
Drive in Djibouti (1)
Uploaded by FijiParadise on 2011-05-08.
ARABIA TO AFRICA! EPISODE 5 : DJIBOUTI!
MARTIN AND SARAH ARE DRIVING FROM THE MIDDLE EAST TO SOUTH AFRICA! THIS EPISODE SEES THEM EXPLORING DJIBOUTI- A PLACE WHERE SALT LAKES, WHALE SHARKS, AND A DRUG CALLED QAT ARE PART IF EVERYDAY LIFE!
POUSSIERES D'EMPIRE djibouti
Uploaded by Warsama Youssouf Farah on 2012-04-12.
Djibouti Africa Sunday Drive
Traveling from Kempenski Palace to the Djibouti Teleport near the airport.