🇩🇯 Obock is a small port town in Djibouti. It is located on the northern shore of the Gulf of Tadjoura, where it opens out into the Gulf of Aden. The town is home to an airstrip and has ferries to Djibouti City. The French form Obock derives from Arabic "Oboh", deformation of Oboki, a name given to the Wadi Dar'i in its middle part, upstream of its coastal delta.
Obock has a population of over 11,710 people. Obock also forms the centre of the wider Obock Region which has a population of over 37,856 people. Obock is situated 45 km north-east of Djibouti.