Estimate population 770,800 - Capital City Djibouti
The Republic of Djibouti is a small country on the east coast of Africa. Djibouti faces the Strait of Bab el Mandeb between the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. Djibouti is bordered by Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea. It covers an area of 23,050 square kilometres (8,900 square miles). The Gulf of Tadjoura coastline runs some 800 kilometres (500 miles) from north to south.