Djibouti international travel guide in 2024

Djibouti international travel guide in 2024

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Djibouti has a population of 900K with main currency as Djiboutian Franc. The languages spoken are French. Djibouti travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Automatic teller machines are rare in Djibouti. Internet speed in Djibouti is on average 1.8 Mbps.

Djibouti travel advice

Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed our advice for Djibouti and continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution in Djibouti. Make sure you have adequate travel insurance, including coverage for medical evacuation. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Djibouti overall due to the threat of terrorism.  Higher levels apply in some areas.

Issue Date : Apr 8, 2024

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


The languages that are typically spoken are French

Money in Djibouti


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.


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 in Djibouti


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


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 .

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Djibouti visa advice

If you're considering exploring Djibouti beyond the usual transit spots, our comprehensive guide on Djibouti transit visa offers deeper insights and broader options for travelers of different nationalities. For those transiting through other countries en route to Djibouti, understanding Djibouti Transit Visa requirements is crucial to ensure a smooth journey.

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