Jabuuti ama Djibouti, loona yaqaan Jamhuuriyada Jabuuti waa dal yar ee ku taala bariga Geeska Afrika. Jabuuti waxaay xad la leedahay Ilitareeya xaga waqooyi, Itoobiya xaga galbeed iyo koonfurba iyo Soomaaliya oo ka xigta koonfurbari. Dhinaca kale Jabuuti waxaa ka xiga Baddacas iyo Gacanka Cadmeed.
The Republic of Djibouti is a small country in eastern Africa, located in the Horn of Africa. Djibouti is bordered by ► Eritrea in the north, ► Ethiopia in the west and south, and ► Somalia, especially the break away country ► Somaliland in the southeast. The remainder of the border is formed by the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. On the other side of the Red Sea, on the Arabian Peninsula, 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the coast of Djibouti, is ► Yemen.
This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Djibouti, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Djibouti.
This section holds copies of original general maps more than 70 years old.
Gulf of Aden in 1860
Upper Nubia and Abyssinia, 1891
Map of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan in 1892
Notes and references
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