Tadjoura is one of the oldest towns in the entire country of Djibouti. Tadjoura is also the capital of the Tadjoura region. Tadjoura in Djibouti is located over the Gulf of Tadjoura and currently has approximately twenty five thousand inhabitants. The latitude and the longitude of the Tadjoura town are approximately 11º 47′ 7 N and 42º 53′ 4 E, respectively. The altitude at, which the town of Tadjoura is placed, measures zero feet above the sea level. Tadjoura was originally the seat of the famous Afar Ad-Ali abli Sultanate as well as a port.
The nearby Cities and Towns at Tadjoura include Randa, Ambabbo and Bankouale in the western regions; Medeho city in the north; Djibouti, Ambouli and La Plaine over the eastern borders and the city of Arta on its southern frontiers. The major tourist attractions at Tadjoura at Djibouti are its famous white washed buildings, which provide a spectacular vision. The nearby picturesque beaches of Tadjoura are a real treat to the eyes.
Transport facilities at Tadjoura of Djibouti include an airstrip along with a regular ferry service between the nearby city of Djibouti. Tadjoura is also accessible from the nearby airports of Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport and the Chebelley Airport.