Djibouti

Requested by Tim

Djiboutian Fact 1 (Jan. 2–Jan. 8, 2011)

Lac Assal, in Djibouti, is the lowest point in Africa, at −155 m (−509 ft).

Djiboutian Fact 2 (Jan. 9–Jan. 15, 2011)

Djibouti has the 20th highest migration rate in the world.  4.6 people move there for every 1000 people in the country.

Djiboutian Fact 3 (Jan. 16–Jan. 22, 2011)

Djibouti has a 100 km (62 mi) of railroad, which links it to Ethiopia.  This railroad is largely non-operational, but is being renovated with significant financial backing from Kuwait.

Djiboutian Fact 4 (Jan. 23–Jan. 29, 2011)

Djibouti has an all-volunteer military.  You can join the military at 18, but you can start training with them at 16.