Description: The Physical Map of Djibouti showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Djibouti is a country which lies at the horn of the African country. The country has a coastline with the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea. 23200 square kilometers is the total area taken up by the country out of which 23180 square kilometers is land and 20 kilometers square contains water bodies.
Most of the country is hot and dry. The country can be divided into 3 distinct ecological regions: The Grand Bara, the Danakil Depression and Northern Mountains. The Grand Bara is a desert which occupies the southern part of the country and lies below 1700 meters above sea level. The Depressions run across the width of the country are covered with grasslands.
The north is densely populated with mountains and mountain ranges. There are 8 ranges in all: Boura Mountains, Mabla Mountains, Dagouein Mountains, Goda Mountains, Hemed Mountain, Arrei Mountains, Gabri Range and the Mousa Ali Range.
The Mousa Ali Range holds the highest peak at a height of 2028 meters above sea level. The country does not possess any permanent rivers as they only flood during the monsoons. The Alailou, Obock and Gabone are the most important waterways in the country. However the Zwelenthini Kunkwenzu is the longest river in the country.
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