Key: 3110  
Country:
Group: French
Volume: 32
Issued: 508 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 22,000 sq.km; Population - 460,500; Capital - Djibouti
A Republic, located in eastern Africa, on the Bab el Mandeb Straits, the
southern entrance to the Red Sea. The economy is mainly based on cargo
transshipment by rail between the port of Djibouti and Addis Ababa. Fish and salt
are being exported.
A former French Protectorate, which together with OBOCK, became part of
FRENCH SOMALI COAST (French Somaliland) in 1902. In 1967 it became an overseas
territory of FRANCE, known as French Territory of AFARS AND ISSAS. In 1977
gained independence as the Republic of Djibouti.
First stamps issued in 1893, during the first year overprints on stamps of Obock.
Direct UPU membership since June 6th, 1978. Annual output about 15.
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Inscriptions
DJ overprinted on stamps of Obock
DJIBOUTI overprinted on stamps of Obock
PROTECTORAT DE LA COTE DES SOMALIS DJIBOUTI
REPUBLIQUE DE DJIBOUTI overprinted on stamps of Afars and Issas
REPUBLIQUE DE DJIBOUTI

Index
DJIBOUTI
      French Protectorate 1893-1902
      Independent Republic 1977-
         Postage Due Stamp
 
Currency
100 Centimes = 1 Franc
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OBOCK
Obock

FRENCH SOMALI COAST
French Somali Coast

FRANCE
France

AFARS AND ISSAS
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