Gulf of Tadjoura

The Gulf of Tadjoura ( _ar. خليج تدجورا) is a gulf or basin of the Indian Ocean in the Horn of Africa, lying to the south of the straits of Bab-el-Mandeb, or the entrance to the Red Sea, at coord|11.6666667|N|43|E. Most of its coastline is the territory of Djibouti, except for a short stretch on the southern shore which is part of the territory of Somalia.

Ports on the Gulf of Tadjoura include Obock, Tadjoura and Djibouti City.

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