Scuba-diving enthusiasts come here to explore the diverse marine life
-- which includes grouper, tuna, barracuda, and whale shark -- and the coral reefs
along Djibouti’s coast. Snorkel off the Khor Ambado Beach
in Tadjoura Bay. In the early morning, you can visit the fish market
in Djibouti City.
It is believed that this modern-day African country was once part of the Land of Punt in the time of the ancient Egyptians
. Queen Hatshepsut recorded details of her voyage to Punt on the walls of her temple located at Dayr al-Bahrī. Dijibouti is located between the Gulf of Aden and the entrance to the Red Sea
in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered on the west and south by Ethiopia
, Somalia to the southeast, and Eritrea in the north. Its two official languages are French and Arabic.
Lake Assai, which lies 157 meters below sea level, is quarried for its salt
which is made into brick shapes to be carried away. The various tree species in the northerly Day Forest National Park
in the Goda mountains include jujube, fig, olive, and juniper.
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