Catholic Church


Republic of Djibouti (Djibouti)


Also known as: Dschibuti (Deutsch), Yibuti (español), Djibouti (français, Português), Gibuti (Italiano), Dżibuti (polski), 吉布提 (正體中文), ジブチ (日本語), Dzibutum (latine)

Formerly: French Afars and Issas

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Capital: Djibouti

Area: 23,180 km²

Population: 865,267

Religions: Muslim 94%, Christian 6%

Languages: French (official), Arabic (official), Somali, Afar

Ethnic Groups: Somali 60%, Afar 35%, other 5% (includes French, Arab, Ethiopian, and Italian)

Motto: Itixaad, Gudboonaan, Ammaan (Somali); Unité, Égalité, Paix (French) (Unity, Equality, Peace)

Neighbouring Countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, ← Eritrea Eritrea, ↑ Yemen Yemen, ↘ Somalia Somalia

Circumscriptions (1): Dioceses (1)

Roman Rite (1): Djibouti

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Documents Documents

Apostolic Nunciature: Djibouti Archbishop Antoine Camilleri (56)

Conference of Bishops: Conférence des Evêques Latins dans les Régions Arabes (C.E.L.R.A.) Link Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M. (56)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (A.M.E.C.E.A.) Link Bishop Charles Joseph Sampa Kasonde (52)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.) Link Cardinal Philippe Nakellentuba Ouédraogo (76)

as of 2021.10.12

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