Djibouti - On the Horn of Africa, is a mostly French- and Arabic-speaking country of dry
shrublands, volcanic formations and Red Sea beaches. It's home to one of the saltiest bodies
of water in the world, the low-lying Lake Assal, in the Danakil Desert. The nomadic Afar people
have settlements along Lake Abbe, a body of saltwater featuring chimneylike mineral formations.
Currency: Djiboutian franc
Neighboring countries: Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somaliland
Official languages: French, Arabic