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Republic of Djibouti
The Republic of Djibouti lies in northeast Africa on the Gulf of Aden Djibouti has a 314 km coastline and shares borders with Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia The country is mainly a stony desert, with scattered plateaus and highlands. The economy of Djibouti is mainly based on service activities connected with the country's strategic location and status as a free trade zone in northeast Africa. As a country with limited natural resources, it relies quite heavily on foreign investment. The country suffers with a high unemployment rate of between 40% - 50%.
Country Population: 496,374
Country Capital: Djibouti
Country Currency: Franc