Djibouti city lies in north-east Africa and is capital of the Republic of Djibouti. The city is a port on an inlet of the Gulf of Aden and known as the “French Hong Kong in the Red Sea,” Djibouti’s capital is a vibrant mix of old buildings.
Djibouti city is one of the warmest and driest cities in the world. Average temperatures here range from 23°C in winter to 42°C in mid-summer and the city remains a down-to-earth place, with jarring cultural and social combinations.
Traditionally robed Afar tribesmen, stalwart GIs, sensuous Somali ladies and frazzled businessmen with the latest mobile phones stuck to their ear all jostle side by side.