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Guelile

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Country  Djibouti
Climate  BSh
Region  Ali Sabieh
Elevation  813 m
Guelile
Weather  30°C, Wind E at 31 km/h, 39% Humidity

Guelile is a town in southern Djibouti. It is situated about 98 kilometers Southeast of Djibouti City and half a km south of the border with Ethiopia. The area is served by a station on the Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway, and is the official border crossing into neighbouring Ethiopia. It is serves as a commercial hub for the movement of goods to and from Djibouti City, Dire Dawa, Dewele, Ayesha and the surrounding area, Its region for its pleasant climate.

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Overview

Guelile is located in a valley in the southern section of the country near the Ethiopian border. Guelile is located 9 km south of Ali Sabieh. The town connects the capital Djibouti City to the north with Dire Dawa in Ethiopia to the south. Guelile is one of the oldest border crossing points along the Djibouti-Ethiopia border, and the nation's second largest inland port of entry.

Nearby towns and villages include Ali Sabieh, Dewele, Ali Adde and Assamo.

Demographics

As of 2012, the population of Guelile has been estimated to be 576. The town inhabitants belong to various mainly Afro-Asiatic-speaking ethnic groups, with the Issa Somali predominant.

Climate and Geography

Guelile has a hot semi-arid climate (BSh) in Köppen-Geiger system, with mild to warm temperatures during the months, hot temperatures during May and Sep and cool to mild temperatures during the winter. The temperature can rise as high as 36 °C (98 °F) during the mid-summer months and drop below 15 °C (60 °F) during the cold waves. Guelile is generally features is warm winters and hot summers and a good location, beautiful scenery, and good air, located at an altitude of 813 meters above sea level in low-shrouded mountains and hills" and the surrounding mountains. Guelile to experience pleasant weather in the summer and mild cold winters. Winter's generally feature dense fog in the mornings.

References

Guelile Wikipedia


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