Djibouti
Republic of Djibouti

Capital
Djibouti

Area
8,800 sq mi
23,000 sq km


Population
457,130 est 2003

Largest city
Djibouti
pop. 547,100


Languages
Arabic, French (both official), Afar, Somali

Peoples
Somali 60%, Afar 35%

Religion
Islam 94%, Christian 6%

Life Expectancy
total population: 43.12 years
male: 41.83 years
female: 44.44 years (2004 est.)


Literacy
total population: 67.9%
male: 78%
female: 58.4% (2003 est.)


Suffrage
18 years of age; universal

Government
Republic


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