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Dikhil Region
Gobolka Dikhil
Rakaakay Dikhil
إقليم دخيل
Region (Gobolka - Rakaakay)
Djibouti - Dikhil.svg
Coordinates: 11°06′N 42°22′E / 11.100°N 42.367°E / 11.100; 42.367Coordinates: 11°06′N 42°22′E / 11.100°N 42.367°E / 11.100; 42.367
CountryDikhil Region Djibouti
Administrative centreDikhil
Area
 • Total7,200 km2 (2,800 sq mi)
Elevation
1,362 m (4,469 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total104,977[1]
ISO 3166 codeDJ-DI

The Dikhil Region (Arabic: إقليم دخيل, Somali: Gobolka Dikhil, Afar: Rakaakay Dikhil) is a region in southern Djibouti. It is bordered by the Regions of Tadjoura to the north, Arta to the northeast, Ali Sabieh to the east. To the west and south, it has a long line with the Djibouti-Ethiopia border adjacent to the Ethiopia Regions of Afar Region and Somali Region. Dikhil Region is the largest Region in Djibouti by area, with a mainland area of 7,200 square kilometres (2,800 sq mi), it is about the same size as Sikkim. The Dikhil Region's capital is the town of Dikhil.

  1. ^ "Djibouti Population". presidence.dj. Retrieved 2 February 2020.

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Dikhil Region

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The Dikhil Region (Arabic: إقليم دخيل, Somali: Gobolka Dikhil, Afar: Rakaakay Dikhil) is a region in southern Djibouti. It is bordered by the Regions...

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Dikhil

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Dikhil (Arabic: دخيل) is a town in the western Dikhil Region of Djibouti. Lying east of Lake Abbe, It is situated about 122 km (76 mi) southwest of Djibouti...

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Mouloud

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Mouloud (Arabic: مولود) is a town located in the southern Dikhil region of Djibouti. It is located around 102 kilometers south of the capital, Djibouti...

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Ali Sabieh Region

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the Dikhil Region to the west and the Arta Region to the north. Its capital is Ali Sabieh. The Arrei Mountains are the highest point in the region. "Djibouti...

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Arta Region

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regions of Dikhil and Djibouti. It is situated in the south-central of the country, bordering the Tadjoura Region to the north, and the Djibouti Region to the...

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Dagguirou

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Dagguirou (Arabic: داغويرو) is a town located in the Dikhil Region of Djibouti. It is situated approximately 212 km (132 mi) western of the nation's capital...

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Dikhil Airport

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Dikhil (IATA: HDDK) is an airstrip serving the town of Dikhil in the Dikhil Region of Djibouti. Transport in Djibouti Google Maps - Dikhil OurAirports...

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Geography of Djibouti

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Desert covers parts of southern Djibouti in the Arta Region, Ali Sabieh Region and Dikhil Region. The majority of the Grand Bara Desert lies at a relatively...

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List of countries by westernmost point

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 Yemen Jabal al-Tair Island 41°49′E 144  Djibouti Border with Ethiopia, Dikhil Region 41°46′E 145  Comoros Moroni, Grande Comore island 43°12′E 146  Armenia...

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Dadahalou

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a village in the southeastern Dikhil Region of Djibouti. It is situated approximately 25 km (15 mi) eastern of Dikhil, the regional capital. The village...

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Daoudaouga

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Daoudaouga (Arabic: داودوغا) is a town located in the Dikhil Region of Djibouti. It is situated approximately 238 km (148 mi) western of the nation's...

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Gorabous

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a town located in the centre of Dikhil Region in Djibouti. Nearby towns and villages include Yoboki (30 km), Dikhil (29 km) and Galafi (70 km). Gorabous...

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Kouta Bouyya

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كوتا بويا) is a town in the western Dikhil region of Djibouti. It is situated about 53 km (33 mi) west of Dikhil. The village was originally built on...

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Yoboki

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Yoboki (Arabic: يوبوكي) is a town located in the western Dikhil Region of Djibouti. It is situated approximately 179 km (111 mi) west of the nation's...

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Daher Ahmed Farah

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as DAF, is a Djiboutian politician and writer, who was born in 1962 in Dikhil. Farah successful in 1983 the Inter-African admission to the competition...

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Mariam Ibrahim Farah

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lists to consist of at least 10% of each gender. Farah was elected in Dikhil Region as a representative of the Union for the Presidential Majority, one...

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Mohamed Abdoulkader Mohamed

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Pan-African Parliament from Djibouti. Mohamed was born at Katoumbati in Dikhil Region. A member of the Political Bureau of the Front for the Restoration of...

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Barkat Gourad Hamadou

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Hamadou was a member of the Afar ethnic group and was born in Tew'o, Dikhil Region, in the southwest of Djibouti. Prior to Djibouti's independence, he...

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Regions of Djibouti

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last. In 1963, Obock's circle was created by division of that of Tadjourah region. In 1967, the circle of Djibouti is transformed into district, then divided...

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Handoga

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Handoga is located 14 km to the west of Dikhil, Djibouti. During the first excavations in 1970, archaeologists discovered foundations of stone houses and...

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Grand Bara

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hunting pressure. The Berbera gerbil (Gerbillus acticola) is endemic to this region as are Arnold’s leaf-toed gecko (Hemidactylus arnoldi) and the northern...

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Ougoureh Kifleh Ahmed

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candidate list of the People's Rally for Progress (RPP) and FRUD for Dikhil Region. Following this election, he was moved to the post of Minister of the...

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Djiboutian Civil War

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There were clashes between government forces and FRUD rebels in the Dikhil region of western Djibouti on October, from the first days of the outbreak...

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Subdivisions of Djibouti

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Sabieh Region (Région d'Ali Sabieh) Arta Region (Région d'Arta) Dikhil Region (Région de Dikhil) Djibouti (city) (Ville de Djibouti) Obock Region (Région d'Obock)...

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Politics of Djibouti

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regions and one city: Ali Sabieh Region, Arta Region, Dikhil Region, Djibouti Region, Obock Region and Tadjourah Region. The country is further sub-divided...

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Tadjourah Region

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Eritrea to the north, Ethiopia to the northwest, the Obock Region to the northeast, the Dikhil and Arta regions and Lake Asal to the south, and the Gulf...

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List of earthquakes in 1960

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Ireland region, Papua New Guinea". United States Geological Survey. February 4, 1960. Retrieved February 12, 2017. "M 6.6 - New Ireland region, Papua New...

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Djibouti

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in the area of Lake Abbe.[citation needed] In the Gobaad plain (between Dikhil and Lake Abbe), the remains of a Palaeoloxodon recki elephant were also...

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Doudoub Bolole

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Highway 1. Nearby towns and villages include Ali Sabieh, Djibouti City and Dikhil. The town inhabitants belong to various mainly Afro-Asiatic-speaking ethnic...

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Health in Djibouti

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Medical Centre, Arta Centre Yonis Toussaint Hospital, Djibouti Dikhil District Hospital, Dikhil Dr. Chakib Hospital, Djibouti French Military Hospital, Djibouti...

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Djibouti Armed Forces

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Simultaneously, another division crossed the Western border and moved towards Dikhil. This violation of the borders by a regular foreign army falls strictly...

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Ali Sabieh

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along with Dikhil, accommodated three quarters of the 8,000 Issa Somalis who had fled Ethiopia. Ali Sabieh is the capital of the Ali Sabieh Region. It lies...

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Galafi

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Ethiopia. Situated on the border with Ethiopia, it is in the north west of Dikhil. It lies on the National Highway 1. It is located some 218 km (135 mi) west...

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Tadjoura

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economic development of the districts of Tadjourah, Obock, Ali Sabieh and Dikhil. The new Port of Tadjoura has been built to mainly focus on general cargo...

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History of Djibouti

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years old, collected in the area of Lake Abbe. In the Gobaad plain (between Dikhil and Lake Abbe), the remains of an Palaeoloxodon recki elephant were also...

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List of earthquakes in 1989

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Macquarie Island region". "M 6.0 - north of Macquarie Island". "M 6.3 - 111 km E of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia". "M 6.0 - Macquarie Island region". "M 6.1...

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Sankal

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kilometres (15 miles) southwestern of Dikhil and 1 km north of the border with Ethiopia. Nearby towns and villages include Dikhil (26 km), Bondara (15 km) and...

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