The city of Djibouti
Djibouti is a small African city located in the Republic of Djibouti, and it represents the national administrative capital of it and its main port, in addition to being the cultural, financial, economic and transportation center; it contains the second largest economy in the Horn of Africa, and contains It is located in many varied cultures, and it is the headquarters of the communications company, and the airline company, and in it Ambouli International Airport; it is a large airport that also occupies the second rank at the level of the Horn of Africa.
About the history of the city of Djibouti
The city of Djibouti was established as an important port of the country in about 1888 AD, by the first ruler of the French Somalia region of Lyon Lagarde. Djibouti city port with Addis Ababa Ethiopian city.
It should be noted that the port of Djibouti turned into a free port in the year 1949 AD, as it was an important center for trade in the Red Sea, and a point that provides fuel for ships and ships, except that the closure of the Suez Canal during the period (1967-1975) contributed to the decline in trade indicators and trade indicators. The economic gap coincides with the exposure of the railways between Djibouti and Addis Ababa to attacks by criminal gangs, in addition to the steady increase of the population, as a result of the frequent migrations from Ethiopia, and Somalia, due to the civil wars.
The most important landmarks of Djibouti city
The city of Djibouti includes many places and wonderful tourist attractions, and the following is a reminder of the most important:
- European Quarter: It is one of the beautiful neighborhoods in the city of Djibouti, as it includes a large square that represents a wonderful mixture between the European and Arab styles, as well as the white houses and Moroccan corridors.
- Les Kiss Market: It is a lively and vibrant, popular marketplace with many kiosks and shops dedicated to selling wooden sculptures, souvenirs, clothing and other products.
- Hammoudi Mosque: It is located in Mahmoud Al Harbi Square, and it is characterized by its huge size and its magnificent architecture.
- The cathedral: It is one of the most impressive buildings in the city of Djibouti, and was recently renovated.