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Africa, Djibouti

strait of Bab, Mandeb, Gulf of Aden, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea

Djibouti (country), republic in northeastern Africa, strategically located at the strait of Bab el Mandeb, which links the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden. The small country takes its name from its capital and only large city, Djibouti. Located at the intersection of trade routes connecting the Indian Ocean with the Mediterranean Sea, and Africa with the Middle East, Djibouti has long been a cultural and commercial crossroads.

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strait of Bab, Mandeb, Gulf of Aden, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, small country, Indian Ocean, Djibouti, large city, republic, capital, Middle East

 
 

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