Djibouti and Lake ASSAL
Djibouti is located in the Horn of Africa on the Gulf of Aden and Bad-el-Manded, south of the Red Sea. This lake is a crater lake in the mid-west, it serves as a key supply and transshipment center.
It is a saline lake which lies 155 m (509 ft) below sea level in the Afar Triangle, making it the lowest point on land in Africa and the second-lowest land depression on Earth after Dead Sea. Due to high evaporation, it is the most saline body of water in the world. The lake is rich in various minerals such as sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium and so on.