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 Djibouti - General Info

Time Zone

UTC +3

Yachting Essentials

Voltage: 220 V

Frequency: 50 Hz

Opening Hours

Banking hours: Sat-Thurs 07:15-11:45

Money

Djibouti franc (DJF).

Debit and credit cards are not generally accepted.

The are plenty of ATMs close to theport of Djibouti.

Communications

The international country calling code of Djibouti is +253.

No Sat Phone Coverage in Djibouti.

Internet here is extremely slow so it is not worth purchasing a SIM card. Major hotels have WiFi which you can use if you buy a (expensive) cup of coffee.

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Emergencies

Djibouti Emergency Telephone Numbers

Police - 17
Fire Department - 18
Ambulance - 35 13 51

Djibouti City Area Telephone Codes

Djibouti - 35 xx xx, 34 xx xx, 25 xx xx
Ali-Sabieh - 42 60 xx, 42 61 xx, 42 62xx
Arta - 42 20 xx
Dikhil - 42 00 xx - 42 00 xx
Obock - 42 80 xx - 42 81 xx
Tadjourah - 42 40 xx - 42 41 xx

Publications

IMRAY AND ADLARD COLES PILOT BOOKS are available at a discounted price for Noonsite.com users via World Cruising Club

Red Sea Pilot: Aden to Cyprus (Mediterranean pilots & char)
By Elaine Morgan and Stephen Davies
Publisher: Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson; 2nd edition (December 15, 2002)
ISBN-13: 978-0852885543
This fully revised 2nd ed. pilot covers the entire stretch of the Red Sea from Aden to Cyprus. Including ports and anchorages on the Red Sea coasts of Oman, Yemen, Aden, Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the Gulf of Aqaba, the Suez Canal, Israel and Cyprus. Over 70 anchorages were resurveyed and new ones explored. One key improvement is the coverage of diving sites.

Update History

July 2017: Formalities updated from report by Tony Stubbs.
April 2016: Formalities updated from report of visit by Fritze of SV Alytes.
November 2015: Formalities checked where possible - no changes.
July 2015: Publication updated
November 2013: Formalities checked where possible.

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