Tadjourah

Some facts about Tadjourah

Tadjoura (Afar: Tagórri; Arabic: تاجورة‎‎ Tağūrah, Somali: Tajuura) is the oldest town in Djibouti and the capital of the Tadjourah Region. An important port for many centuries, it was ruled by a succession of polities, including the Ifat Sultanate, Adal Sultanate, the Ottoman Empire, France until Djibouti's independence in 1977. Lying on the Gulf of Tadjoura, it is home to a population of around 45,000 inhabitants. It is the third largest city in the country after Djibouti City and Ali Sabieh.

Tadjoura has an airstrip and is linked by ferry with Djibouti City. It is also known for its whitewashed buildings and nearby beaches.

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Info about Tadjourah

  • Belongs to: Djibouti
  • Population: 33,133
  • Latitude: 12
  • Longitude: 42.5

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