About 800 soldiers make up the 13th French Foreign Legion Demi-Brigadeis (13ème DBLE), which is permanently stationed in Djibouti. The following address may be used to contact them:
MONCLAR SP 85030 00815 ARMEES, 13ème DBLE – Djibouti Quartier MONCLAR SP 85030 00815 ARMEES, 13ème DBLE – Djibouti Quartier
A 2,000-strong US military presence is also present in Djibouti, at Camp Lemonier, which is situated across the runway from the international airport.
Although tourists are welcome to dress casually, visitors should be aware that Djibouti is a Muslim nation and that some standards of conduct must be followed. Shorts aren’t usually worn outside of hotels, beaches, or sporting events.