Djibouti is a country located in the eastern part of the African continent. The question-where is Djibouti is easily answered by knowing the geographical co-ordinates of the country.
The co-ordinates 11°30' North Latitude, 43° East Longitude answers the question-where is Djibouti. The time difference is GMT + 3. The Djibouti location gives the African country a strategic advantage. The location has helped the country to become a reputed naval port in the world. The location of Djibouti is along the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. The Republic of Djibouti is located between the African countries of Somalia and Eritrea. A 337 kilometer long border with Ethiopia is also shared by the country. The border of Djibouti with Somalia is 58 kilometers long. Eritrea also shares a 113 kilometers long border with the east African country of Djibouti.
The location of Djibouti has left the country with scarce natural resources. The only abundant natural energy resource in the country is geothermal energy. Arable land suitable for cultivation is almost non- existent. There are no facilities for natural or artificial irrigation. The shortage of cultivable land has led to the non existence of permanent crops-food crop or otherwise. There are no provisions for growth and sustenance of cash crops. There is also no forestland in Djibouti.