Institut Supérieur d'Études et de Recherches Scientifiques et Technique (ISERST)
B.P. 486, Djibouti
Phone:  +253-352795      

 Fax: +253-354812

Djibouti Mining Code  
Djibouti Petroleum Code 

CIA Factbook
Political rights and civil liberties (Freedom House)
French-English online dictionary
Arabic-English online dictionary
Travel and accommodation

The contribution of mining to total exports in 2010 amounted to 14.5%

Djibouti Mining News

Source: CIA Factbook


It has few natural resources salt, gypsum, diatomite and construction materials are among those and little related industry. Salt production is carried out on a semi-industrial scale at Lake Assal and Djibouti is the 10th largest producer of salt in Africa accounting for 2.8% of total output.

Maps and images

Gold Home

  • Westgold Resources NL of Australia and Green River Geology Company (Pty) Ltd formed a joint venture in February 2004 to explore for gold on two properties in Djibouti. Preliminary exploration work started in the first half of 2004.

Oil and Natural Gas

Although there is currently no upstream (exploration or production) oil activity in Djibouti, the government has tried to generate interest in offshore oil exploration without success.

Economic geology of energy sources

Economic geology of ore deposits

Economic geology, general

Economic geology, general, economics

Economic geology, geology of energy sources

Economic geology, geology of ore deposits