Global Information Lookup Global Information

Obock Region information

Obock Region
Rakaakay Obock
Gobolka Obock
إقليم أوبوخ
Region (Gobolka - Rakaakay)
Obock Region landscape.jpg
Djibouti - Obock.svg
Coordinates: 11°58′N 43°18′E / 11.967°N 43.300°E / 11.967; 43.300Coordinates: 11°58′N 43°18′E / 11.967°N 43.300°E / 11.967; 43.300
CountryObock Region Djibouti
Administrative centreObock
 • Total4,700 km2 (1,800 sq mi)
 • Total55,044[1]
ISO 3166 codeDJ-OB

The Obock Region (Afar: Rakaakay Obock, Arabic: إقليم أوبوخ, Somali: Gobolka Obokh) is a region in northern Djibouti. It has a land area of 4,700 square kilometres (1,800 sq mi), and had a population of 37,856 in 2009.[2] It lies along the Red Sea, Bab-el-Mandeb, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Tadjoura and includes the Seven Brothers, Doumeira Islands and the coastal city of Obock. It lies along a portion of the national border with Eritrea. In total area, it is larger than Cape Verde and smaller than Trinidad and Tobago. The topography of the region has highland and coastal plains.

  1. ^ "Djibouti Population". Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  2. ^ Cite error: The named reference EB was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

and 22 Related for: Obock Region information

Request time (Page generated in 0.8499 seconds.)

Obock Region

Last Update:

The Obock Region (Afar: Rakaakay Obock, Arabic: إقليم أوبوخ, Somali: Gobolka Obokh) is a region in northern Djibouti. It has a land area of 4,700 square...

Word Count : 827


Last Update:

Obock (also Obok, Afar: Hayyú) is a small port town in Djibouti. It is located on the northern shore of the Gulf of Tadjoura, where it opens out into...

Word Count : 1462

Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed

Last Update:

to 2013. Mohamed was born in 1952 in Souali, situated in the northern Obock region of present-day Djibouti. He studied at the University of Limoges in France...

Word Count : 259

Geography of Djibouti

Last Update:

situated near the border with Ethiopia. The Mabla Mountains are located in Obock Region. At 1,780 m (5,850 ft) above sea level, the mountains are situated behind...

Word Count : 1594

Ahmed Dini Ahmed

Last Update:

Ahmed Dini Ahmed (1932 – 12 September 2004) (Afar: Acmad Diini Acmad, Arabic: أحمد ديني أحمد) was a Djiboutian politician. He was trained as a health technician...

Word Count : 590


Last Update:

the point at which the border with Eritrea enters the Red Sea in the Obock Region; to the east, a section of the Red Sea coast north of Ras Bir; to the...

Word Count : 13144

Tadjourah Region

Last Update:

is bordered by 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...

Word Count : 800


Last Update:

Moulhoule (Arabic: مول هولة) is a town in the northern Obock region of Djibouti. It is situated on the west coast of the Red Sea, at its southern entrance...

Word Count : 111


Last Update:

Medeho (Arabic: مديهو) is a town in the northeastern Obock Region of Djibouti. Medeho has one of the mildest climates in Djibouti, which is not always...

Word Count : 141

List of countries by easternmost point

Last Update:

 Djibouti Coast to the northeast of Obock, Obock Region 43°25′E 67  Eritrea Border with Djibouti, Southern Red Sea Region 43°7′E 68  Syria Border with Iraq...

Word Count : 194

Obock Airport

Last Update:

Obock Airport (IATA: OBC, ICAO: HDOB) is an airport serving Obock, a city in the Obock Region of Djibouti. The airport resides at an elevation of 69 feet...

Word Count : 67

Regions of Djibouti

Last Update:

Sabieh is extracted from the last. In 1963, Obock's circle was created by division of that of Tadjourah region. In 1967, the circle of Djibouti is transformed...

Word Count : 130

Postage stamps and postal history of Obock

Last Update:

During its time as a French colony, Obock issued its own postage stamps. At first the inhabitants used the general stamps of the French Colonies, but...

Word Count : 255


Last Update:

Sedorre (Arabic: سيدور) is a town in the northern Obock region of Djibouti. Satellite map at Coordinates: 12°22′N 43°11′E / 12.367°N 43...

Word Count : 38

Djiboutian Civil War

Last Update:

sold his territory of Obock for 10,000 thalaris, around F55,000. This was the start of the French colonisation era in the region, the treaty was used by...

Word Count : 1597


Last Update:

Bissidiro (Arabic: بيسيديرو) is a town in the northern Obock region of Djibouti. It is situated on the border with Eritrea about 351 km (218 mi) (by road)...

Word Count : 56


Last Update:

Egahlou (also Ouaddi, Arabic: إغالو) is a town located in central Obock Region of Djibouti. Although there is sparse vegetation in the vicinity, there...

Word Count : 68

Henry de Monfreid

Last Update:

children often took refuge in the Mabla Mountains in the hinterland of Obock Region, which offered a little coolness. In the early twenties, he built a small...

Word Count : 1310


Last Update:

Ribta (Arabic: ريتبا) is a town in the northern Obock region of Djibouti. The area was marred by conflict in the 1990s. A "Bonfire for Peace" was held...

Word Count : 91

Mabla Mountains

Last Update:

Monti Mabla, Monts Mabla) are a mountain range in the northern Obock and Tadjoura Region of Djibouti. The endemic Djibouti spurfowl makes its home here...

Word Count : 1044

Berenice Epideires

Last Update:

Berenice Epideires Deirê Shown within Djibouti Location Djibouti Region Obock Region Coordinates 12°28′N 43°18′E / 12.467°N 43.300°E / 12.467; 43.300...

Word Count : 300

Djibouti spurfowl

Last Update:

comprise the predominant religious group of the region, or because it is part of the natural heritage of the region. While the species is rarely eaten today...

Word Count : 2273

PDF Search Engine ©