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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicPolls & Surveys · 1 decade ago

Do you know where Djibouti is?

Update:

Made a bet with one of my contacts that most people know where the heck this place is.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    it's behind you duuuh

  • 1 decade ago

    Djibouti (Arabic: جيبوتي ‎ JÄ«bÅ«tÄ«, Somali: Jabuuti), officially the Republic of Djibouti, is a country 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.

    The economy of Djibouti is based on service activities connected with the country's strategic location and status as a free trade zone in northeast Africa. Two-thirds of the inhabitants live in the capital city, the remainder being mostly nomadic herders. Scant rainfall limits crop production to fruits and vegetables, and most food must be imported.

    Fishing boats docked at the Port of Djibouti.

    In April 2005, the United Nations World Food Programme warned that 30,000 people in Djibouti face serious food shortages following three years of poor rains.

    Djibouti provides services as both a transit port for the region and an international transshipment and refueling center. It has few natural resources and little industry. The nation is, therefore, heavily dependent on foreign assistance to help support its balance of payments and to finance development projects. Daniel R. Sutton, an American salt miner, is also overseeing some $70 million operation to industrialize the collection of Djibouti’s plentiful salt in the Region Lake Asal.

    There are gold miners from India, geothermal experts from Iceland, Turkish hotel managers, Saudi oil engineers, French bankers and American military contractors. Investors from Dubai have leased the country's port, in an effort to develop the area as a gateway to the region. Saudi investors are reportedly exploring the possibility of linking the Horn of Africa with the Arabian Peninsula via an 18-mile long oversea bridge referred to as the Bridge of the Horns. Tarek bin Laden, half brother of Osama bin Laden, has been linked to the project.

    An unemployment rate of 40% to 50% continues to be a major problem. Inflation is not a concern, however, because of the fixed tie of the franc to the U.S. dollar. Per capita consumption dropped an estimated 35% over the last seven years because of recession, civil war, and a high population growth rate (including immigrants and refugees). Renewed fighting between Ethiopia and Eritrea has been beneficial to Djibouti, the Port of Djibouti now serving as landlocked Ethiopia's primary link to the sea. Faced with a multitude of economic difficulties, the government has fallen into arrears on long-term external debt and has been struggling to meet the stipulations of foreign aid donors.

  • 1 decade ago

    It's in Africa.

    Near Ethiopia and Eritrea.

    Capital: Djibouti :)

    Source(s): Geography nerd 8-)
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    1 decade ago

    I wouldn't even be able to find it if it was on a map in front of my face.

    Do YOU know where it is?

    EDIT: Wait... Is this a joke..?

    Okay I googled it.. lol. I know now. :) Unless it's still a joke.

  • Africa. The eastern side.

    ...is this meant to be a joke?

    EDIT

    Holy freakin' crap. Perlas is a know-it-all.

  • 1 decade ago

    a wudda wudda wot?

  • 1 decade ago

    Sounds like Africa.....!!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    somewhere in Africa

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    ahahah

    is it pronounced ya booty?

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    well you lost

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