Geography in Djibouti

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Djibouti

Geography in Djibouti


The continent: Africa
  
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Area in Djibouti


Surface area

23 200 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 147 in the world of 233 (37,34%); 47 in Africa from 56 (17,86%)

Land area

23 180 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 146 in the world of 230 (36,96%); 46 in Africa from 54 (16,67%)

Territorial waters

20 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 147 in the world of 153 (4,58%); 39 in Africa from 40 (5%)

Land use in Djibouti


Land area

23 180 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 146 in the world of 230 (36,96%); 46 in Africa from 54 (16,67%)

Agricultural land

73,43 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 12 in the world of 208 (94,71%); 6 in Africa from 53 (90,57%)
0,024 % (0,0047004 % annual) ↘
min: 56,04; max: 73,43; max-min: 17,39 (23,68%); mid: 64,73;
8,69 (11,84%)
17 020 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 128 in the world of 209 (39,23%); 45 in Africa from 54 (18,52%)
0,024 % (0,0047004 % annual) ↘
min: 12 990; max: 17 020; max-min: 4 030 (23,68%); mid: 15 005;
2 015 (11,84%)
1,92 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 207 (87,92%); 13 in Africa from 52 (76,92%)
6,84 % (1,37 % annual) ↗
min: 1,92; max: 15,56; max-min: 13,64 (87,68%); mid: 8,74;
-6,82 (-355,73%)

Arable land

0,086 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 205 in the world of 206 (0,971%); 53 in Africa from 53 (1,89%)
20,00 % (4,00 % annual) ↘
min: 0,043; max: 0,086; max-min: 0,043 (50,00%); mid: 0,065;
0,022 (25,00%)
20,00 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 189 in the world of 206 (8,74%); 52 in Africa from 53 (3,77%)
20,00 % (4,00 % annual) ↘
min: 10,00; max: 20,00; max-min: 10,00 (50,00%); mid: 15,00;
5,00 (25,00%)
0,0022526 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 201 in the world of 206 (2,91%); 52 in Africa from 53 (3,77%)
14,51 % (2,90 % annual) ↘
min: 0,0012847; max: 0,012; max-min: 0,011 (89,36%); mid: 0,0066811;
-0,0044285 (-196,60%)

Forest area

0,242 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 199 in the world of 205 (3,41%); 50 in Africa from 53 (7,55%)
56 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 194 in the world of 206 (6,31%); 54 in Africa from 54 (1,85%)
0,0063073 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 194 in the world of 204 (5,39%); 51 in Africa from 52 (3,85%)
6,87 % (1,37 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0063073; max: 0,0095180; max-min: 0,0032108 (33,73%); mid: 0,0079127;
-0,0016054 (-25,45%)

Terrestrial protected areas

1,34 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 191 in the world of 204 (6,86%); 49 in Africa from 53 (9,43%)
332,80 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 165 in the world of 202 (18,81%); 46 in Africa from 51 (11,76%)
0,0001617 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 108 in the world of 202 (47,03%); 22 in Africa from 51 (58,82%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Djibouti


Length of land borders

528 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 139 in the world of 166 (16,87%); 48 in Africa from 49 (4,08%)

Number of Neighbors

3 [?] (2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 164 (48,17%); 32 in Africa from 49 (36,73%)

Coastline

314 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 131 in the world of 191 (31,94%); 31 in Africa from 40 (25%)

Elevation in Djibouti


mean elevation

430 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 163 (47,85%); 26 in Africa from 48 (47,92%)

lowest point

-155 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 70 in the world of 73 (5,48%); 24 in Africa from 24 (4,17%)

highest point

2 028 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 120 in the world of 232 (48,71%); 32 in Africa from 56 (44,64%)

Main parameters in Djibouti


Population

887 861 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 161 in the world of 233 (31,33%); 49 in Africa from 56 (14,29%)
6,43 % (1,29 % annual) ↘
min: 83 636; max: 887 861; max-min: 804 225 (90,58%); mid: 485 749;
402 113 (45,29%)

Surface area

23 200 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 147 in the world of 233 (37,34%); 47 in Africa from 56 (17,86%)

Population density

38,30 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 171 in the world of 230 (26,09%); 36 in Africa from 54 (35,19%)
6,43 % (1,29 % annual) ↘
min: 3,82; max: 38,30; max-min: 34,48 (90,03%); mid: 21,06;
17,24 (45,02%)

Population growth rate

1,33 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 96 in the world of 216 (56,02%); 49 in Africa from 54 (11,11%)
2,13 % (0,425 % annual) ↘
min: 1,28; max: 11,03; max-min: 9,75 (88,37%); mid: 6,16;
-4,83 (-364,79%)

Surface area

2,61 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 172 in the world of 233 (26,61%); 36 in Africa from 56 (37,50%)
6,87 % (1,37 % annual) ↗
min: 2,61; max: 28,02; max-min: 25,41 (90,67%); mid: 15,32;
-12,70 (-486,16%)