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General Information

The official languages of Djibouti are French, Arabic.

The national currency of Djibouti is Djiboutian franc (DJF).

1 DJF equals  .
equals  DJF.

Location

Djibouti

The distance from to Djibouti is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Djibouti. Exercise normal precautions in Djibouti. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 17 to call the police in Djibouti.

LGBT

Djibouti has a score of -7 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Djibouti ranks #146 worldwide.

While there are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events, societal norms do not allow for the public discussion of homosexuality and there are no known LGBTI organizations. Authorities may prosecute public display of same-sex sexual conduct under laws prohibiting attacks on "good morals." No antidiscrimination law exists to protect LGBTI individuals.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Djibouti should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Djibouti:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Djibouti to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Djibouti differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Djibouti, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type E
Weather

The temperature difference between Djibouti and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 71–89°F  /  22–32°C 54% 2%
Sat November 09 71–87°F  /  22–31°C 67% 1%
Sun November 10 72–85°F  /  22–30°C 74% 11%
Mon November 11 71–84°F  /  22–29°C 75% 12%
Tue November 12 71–84°F  /  22–29°C 73% 12%
Wed November 13 72–84°F  /  22–29°C 72% 11%
Thu November 14 72–83°F  /  22–29°C 75% 13%
Fri November 15 72–83°F  /  22–28°C 75% 22%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:05 am and sets at 05:43 pm. This equates to 11.6 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Djibouti, it is in . When the sun sets in Djibouti, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Djibouti.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Djibouti.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 240.00 DJF in Djibouti.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 1.00 DJF.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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