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Definitions for Djibouti
dʒɪˈbu tidji·bouti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Djibouti, capital of Djiboutinoun

    port city on the Gulf of Aden; the capital and largest city of Djibouti

  2. Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti, Afars and Issasnoun

    a country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997

GCIDE

  1. Djiboutinoun

    The capital city of Djibouti. Population (2000) = 395,000.

Wiktionary

  1. Djiboutinoun

    Country in Eastern Africa, official name: Republic of Djibouti

  2. Djiboutinoun

    The capital city of Djibouti.

Wikipedia

  1. Djibouti

    Djibouti, officially the Republic of Djibouti, is a country in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Somalia to the south, Ethiopia to the southwest, Eritrea in the north, and the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden to the east. The country has an area of 23,200 km2 (8,958 sq mi).In antiquity, the territory, together with Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somaliland, was part of the Land of Punt. Nearby Zeila, now in Somaliland, was the seat of the medieval Adal and Ifat Sultanates. In the late 19th century, the colony of French Somaliland was established after the ruling Dir Somali sultans signed treaties with the French, and its railroad to Dire Dawa (and later Addis Ababa) allowed it to quickly supersede Zeila as the port for southern Ethiopia and the Ogaden. It was renamed the French Territory of the Afars and the Issas in 1967. A decade later, the Djiboutian people voted for independence. This officially marked the establishment of the Republic of Djibouti, named after its capital city. The new state joined the United Nations. In the early 1990s, tensions over government representation led to armed conflict, which ended in a power-sharing agreement in 2000 between the ruling party and the opposition.Djibouti is a multi-ethnic nation with a population of over 920,000 (the smallest in mainland Africa). French and Arabic are its two official languages, Afar and Somali are national languages. About 94% of Djiboutians adhere to Islam, which is the official religion and has been predominant in the region for more than 1,000 years. The Somalis and Afar make up the two largest ethnic groups, with the former comprising the majority of the population. Both speak a language of the Cushitic branch of the Afroasiatic languages.Djibouti is near some of the world's busiest shipping lanes, controlling access to the Red Sea and Indian Ocean. It serves as a key refuelling and transshipment center, and the principal maritime port for imports from and exports to neighboring Ethiopia. A burgeoning commercial hub, the nation is the site of various foreign military bases. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) regional body also has its headquarters in Djibouti City.

ChatGPT

  1. djibouti

    Djibouti is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia in the south and west, Eritrea in the north, and the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden in the east. Its capital and largest city is Djibouti City. The country has a diverse population that is primarily composed of two ethnic groups, the Somali and the Afar. Djibouti is known for its strategic location near some of the world's busiest shipping lanes and has a mixed economy, with services and industries being the major sectors.

Wikidata

  1. Djibouti

    Djibouti, officially the Republic of Djibouti, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast. The remainder of the border is formed by the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden at the east. Djibouti occupies a total area of just 23,200 km². In antiquity, the territory was part of the Land of Punt. The Djibouti area, along with other localities in the Horn region, was later the seat of the medieval Adal and Ifat Sultanates. In the late 19th century, the colony of French Somaliland was established following treaties signed by the ruling Somali and Afar Sultans with the French. It was subsequently renamed to the French Territory of the Afars and the Issas in 1967. A decade later, the Djiboutian people voted for independence. This officially marked the establishment of the Republic of Djibouti, named after its capital city. Djibouti joined the United Nations the same year, on September 20, 1977. In the early 1990s, tensions over government representation led to armed conflict, which ended in a power sharing agreement in 2000 between the ruling party and the opposition.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Djibouti

    A republic in eastern Africa, on the Gulf of Aden at the entrance to the Red Sea. Djibouti is also the name of its capital.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Djibouti in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Djibouti in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Djibouti in a Sentence

  1. Yang Yujun:

    Over the past few years both countries' friendly cooperative relationship has kept on developing, and in all areas there is practical cooperation, what needs to be explained is, maintaining regional peace and stability accords with all countries' interests, and is the joint desire of China, Djibouti and all other countries in the world.

  2. Liu Xiaojiang:

    Besides its original missions of a possible war with Taiwan, maritime defense in the Middle East and South China seas, it’s also foreseeable that the PLA Navy’s mission will expand overseas, including protection of China’s national security in the Korean peninsula, the country’s maritime lifelines, as well as offshore supply deports like in Djibouti and Gwadar port in Pakistan.

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