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DJIBOUTI NEW EUROPEAN CEMETERY

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Country:
Djibouti
Identified Casualties:
13
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
43.15714
Latitude:
11.56554

Location Information

The Republic of Djibuti, previously known as the French Territory of the Afars and the Issas, is situated on the north-east coast of Africa and is bounded by Ethiopia to the north and west, by Somali Republic to the South and by the Gulf of Aden to the east.

Take the N2 road from Ambouli International Airport to the town. On the right side of the road there is another road leading off the Nakheel traffic circle (the third exit). Djibouti New European Cemetery is located about 250 metres down this road on the left side. The cemetery itself is located about 150 metres back from the road up a dirt track.

The cemetery is enclosed by a wall and is therefore not visible from the main road. Access to the dirt track is closed by a 2 metre high double gate topped with razor wire and has a high fence on each side. To gain entry, visitors should contact the British Honorary Consul

British Honorary Consul
PO Box 169
Rue de Djibouti
Djibouti

Switchboard: (00 253) 25 09 15
Phone: (00 253) (3) 85007
Fax: (00 253) (3) 52543

Office hours: (GMT) Sun - Thurs: 12:00 - 1:00
Local time: 09:00 - 12:00

Visiting Information

The cemetery is only open 5 days a week but as they are not regular opening times, please contact the (Honorary Consul) at the British Consulate in Djibouti prior to your visit. Contact details below.

Historical Information

Djibouti New European Cemetery contains 13 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, nearly all of them airmen. The graves are in two groups with the many French graves surrounding them.