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Obock Region
Rakaakay Obock
Gobolka Obock
إقليم أوبوخ
Region (Gobolka - Rakaakay)
Coordinates: 11°58′N 43°18′E / 11.967°N 43.300°E / 11.967; 43.300
CountryObock Region Djibouti
Administrative centreObock
Area
 • Total4,700 km2 (1,800 sq mi)
Population
 (2022)
 • 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". presidence.dj. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
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