Port of Djibouti

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The Port of Djibouti is a port in Djibouti City, the capital of Djibouti.wikipedia
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Djibouti (city)

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The Port of Djibouti is a port in Djibouti City, the capital of Djibouti.
The Port of Djibouti is the principal maritime port for imports to and exports from neighboring Ethiopia.

Port of Doraleh

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The Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway, opened in 2017, runs to the nearby Port of Doraleh.
The Port of Doraleh is an extension of the Port of Djibouti, located 5 km west of Djibouti City.

Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway

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The Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway, opened in 2017, runs to the nearby Port of Doraleh.
More than 95% of Ethiopia's trade passes through Djibouti, accounting for 70% of the activity at the Port of Djibouti.

Djibouti

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The Port of Djibouti is a port in Djibouti City, the capital of Djibouti. Djibouti as a main maritime passage and a main trading route between East and West stretches back 3,500 years, the time of maritime explorations of the Red Sea.
, the container terminal at the Port of Djibouti handles the bulk of the nation's trade.

Ethiopia

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The port serves as a key refueling and transshipment center, and is the principal maritime outlet for imports to and exports from neighboring Ethiopia.
Ethiopia has 926 km of electrified standard gauge railways, 656 km for the Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway between Addis Ababa and the Port of Djibouti (via Awash) and 270 km for the Awash–Hara Gebeya Railway between Addis Ababa and the twin cities of Dessie/Kombolcha (also via Awash).

Ethio-Djibouti Railways

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The port lost its direct railway access to Ethiopia when the Ethio-Djibouti Railway was abandoned. Work on the Franco-Ethiopian Ethio-Djibouti Railways began in 1897 and completed in 1917, connecting the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa to the port of Djibouti.
The line connected the new Ethiopian capital city of Addis Ababa (1886) to the Port of Djibouti in French Somaliland, providing landlocked Ethiopia with railway access to the sea.

Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority

As of 2013, the Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority (DPFZA) is the governmental body administering the Port of Djibouti and other ports in the country.
The Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority (DPFZA) is the governmental body of Djibouti that administers and manages the Port of Djibouti and several other facilities in the country.

Europe

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It is strategically located at the crossroads of one of the busiest shipping routes in the world, linking Europe, the Far East, the Horn of Africa and the Persian Gulf.

Far East

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It is strategically located at the crossroads of one of the busiest shipping routes in the world, linking Europe, the Far East, the Horn of Africa and the Persian Gulf.

Horn of Africa

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It is strategically located at the crossroads of one of the busiest shipping routes in the world, linking Europe, the Far East, the Horn of Africa and the Persian Gulf.

Persian Gulf

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It is strategically located at the crossroads of one of the busiest shipping routes in the world, linking Europe, the Far East, the Horn of Africa and the Persian Gulf.

Gulf of Aden

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The port's strategic location on the Gulf of Aden makes it an important military outpost for the Great Powers.

Great power

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The port's strategic location on the Gulf of Aden makes it an important military outpost for the Great Powers.

United States Navy

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Several berths at the port are reserved for the use of the United States Navy and the French Navy.

French Navy

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Several berths at the port are reserved for the use of the United States Navy and the French Navy.

People's Liberation Army Navy

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The Chinese Navy also uses the Port of Djibouti, but it is moving to a dedicated facility at the nearby Port of Doraleh.

Red Sea

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Djibouti as a main maritime passage and a main trading route between East and West stretches back 3,500 years, the time of maritime explorations of the Red Sea.

Arabian Peninsula

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A strategic meeting point between Northeast Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, the Red Sea was a place of contact and passage used by the Egyptians, the Phoenicians, the Ptolemaists, the Romans, the Greeks, the Byzantines, the Arabs, and then by the Europeans in search of the Spice route.

Phoenicia

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A strategic meeting point between Northeast Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, the Red Sea was a place of contact and passage used by the Egyptians, the Phoenicians, the Ptolemaists, the Romans, the Greeks, the Byzantines, the Arabs, and then by the Europeans in search of the Spice route.

Ancient Rome

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A strategic meeting point between Northeast Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, the Red Sea was a place of contact and passage used by the Egyptians, the Phoenicians, the Ptolemaists, the Romans, the Greeks, the Byzantines, the Arabs, and then by the Europeans in search of the Spice route.

Ancient Greece

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A strategic meeting point between Northeast Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, the Red Sea was a place of contact and passage used by the Egyptians, the Phoenicians, the Ptolemaists, the Romans, the Greeks, the Byzantines, the Arabs, and then by the Europeans in search of the Spice route.

Byzantine Empire

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A strategic meeting point between Northeast Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, the Red Sea was a place of contact and passage used by the Egyptians, the Phoenicians, the Ptolemaists, the Romans, the Greeks, the Byzantines, the Arabs, and then by the Europeans in search of the Spice route.

Spice trade

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A strategic meeting point between Northeast Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, the Red Sea was a place of contact and passage used by the Egyptians, the Phoenicians, the Ptolemaists, the Romans, the Greeks, the Byzantines, the Arabs, and then by the Europeans in search of the Spice route.

Suez Canal

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Its apogee came with the opening of the Suez Canal.

Addis Ababa

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Work on the Franco-Ethiopian Ethio-Djibouti Railways began in 1897 and completed in 1917, connecting the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa to the port of Djibouti.