Located in what is popularly called Horn of Africa, Djibouti is surrounded by other countries such as Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia. It is also one of the least populated countries in the world, owing to the hot and arid climate that it has. However, it also enjoys an advantageous location near the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. This location also contributes much to its economy, as Djibouti serves as a transport hub to most countries around it. Djibouti is an independent state, and it receives economic and security assistance from France, with which it has strong diplomatic ties.
If you are a frequent traveler, you wouldn’t find it weird that some countries and their capital cities have the same name, just like Djibouti. Don’t be confused though once you arrive in the country. Before embarking on your vacation, book for a car for hire in Djibouti and head on over to the heart of the Djibouti region, the capital city of Djibouti. The name may seem confusing, so it would also be better to look for someone who can help you in navigating the area. While in the city, don’t forget to take pictures of the locals and try some of their local delicacies.
Djibouti has a dry and arid climate, but its location near bodies of water like the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden sure has its benefits. After a hot day’s tour around the capital city, hire a car in Djibouti and spend a day or two in the Obock region, where you can refresh and relax. The region is strategically located near the coastline, and there are several salt lakes that you can visit. With the We'ima Wenz supplying water to the area, you’ll definitely enjoy your stay.
The region of Arta, aside from its different political involvements, is popular for its coasts and the marine life that inhabits it. Rent a car in Djibouti and look for turtles, manta rays, dolphins and sharks in its coasts. It may not be that appealing for some, but the chance to seeactual sharks and dolphins is a one of a lifetime opportunity that you should definitely grab.
Despite its hot climate, Djibouti is blessed with different species of plants and animals, and it also has a rich culture to boot. If you are looking for a unique vacation, put Djibouti on your list of places to visit.
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