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Home to around 529,000 inhabitants, the city contains over 70% of the nation's population. The settlement was founded in 1888 by the French, and declared her independence in 1977.

Known as the Pearl of the Gulf of Tadjoura due to its location, Djibouti city is strategically positioned near the world's busiest shipping lanes and acts as a refueling and transshipment center. It is also the principal maritime port for neighboring Ethiopia.