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Djibouti (GPS: 11 30 N, 43 00 E) is located in Eastern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, between Eritrea and Somalia. The country’s area measurements are total: 23,200 sq km; land: 23,180 sq km, water: 20 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than New Jersey. The total irrigated land is 10 sq km (2012).
Djibouti’s important features are strategic location near the world’s busiest shipping lanes and close to Arabian oilfields. The terminus of rail traffic into Ethiopia. Mostly wasteland. Lac Assal (Lake Assal) is the lowest point in Africa and the world’s saltiest lake.