Djibouti international travel advice

Landscape view of Djibouti

Djibouti 🇩🇯

Djibouti is part of Africa with main city at Djibouti. Its Least Developed country with a population of 900K people. The main currency is Djibouti Franc. The languages spoken are French,Arabic. the Republic of Djibouti is the formal name of Djibouti It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~23.99 °C   🌧 ~4.57 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 900K people


⚠️ Travel advice

High degree of caution

We've reviewed our travel advice for Djibouti to include information on local travel.  We haven't changed the level of advice –'exercise a high degree of caution' in Djibouti. Higher levels apply in some areas. Do not travel to Within 10 kilometres of the border with Eritrea . Do not travel to Within 10 kilometres of the border with Somalia.

issued date: May 15, 2019


🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall


🔌 Sockets

Djibouti uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French, Arabic


💱 Currencies Used

Djibouti uses the Djiboutian franc (symbol: Fr), code DJF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000 and 1000 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 500, 250, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 francs.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Djibouti. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.


📡 Internet

Internet speed in Djibouti is on average 1.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Djibouti is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📞 Calling

To call Djibouti, dial +, then 253 (the country code for Djibouti), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Djibouti, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 21 .


🆘 Emergency







Fire department


Last updated: December 5, 2019