Djibouti Highlights

Republic of Djibouti


Djibouti is a multi-ethnic nation with a population of over 921,804 inhabitants the smallest in mainland Africa). French and Arabic are the country’s two official languages, Afar and Somali are national languages. About 94% of residents adhere to Islam, which is the official religion and has been predominant in the region for more than a thousand years. The Somalis and Afar make up the two largest ethnic groups, with the former comprising the majority of the population.