|President of Djibouti|
|Madaxaweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Djibouti|
|Residence||Presidential Palace, Djibouti|
|Term length||5 years|
|Inaugural holder||Hassan Gouled Aptidon|
|Formation||27 June 1977|
|Salary||10,000 USD annually|
|Member State of the Arab League|
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This is a list of presidents of Djibouti. Since the establishment of the office of president in 1977, there have been two presidents. The president is both head of state and head of government of Djibouti and the commander-in-chief of the Djibouti Armed Forces. The current president is Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, since 1999.
The first president of Djibouti was Hassan Gouled Aptidon, one of the leaders of the Ligue Populaire Africaine pour l'Indépendance (LPAI), who took office on 27 June 1977, the day on which Djibouti was declared a republic.
There was a two-term limit for the president in the Constitution of Djibouti. This limit was lifted in 2010.
|Elected||Term of office||Political party|
|Took office||Left office||Time in office|
|• Republic of Djibouti (1977–present) •|
|1||Hassan Gouled Aptidon
|27 June 1977||8 May 1999||21 years, 315 days||RPP|
|2||Ismaïl Omar Guelleh
|8 May 1999||Incumbent||24 years, 98 days||RPP|
Main article: 2021 Djiboutian presidential election
|Ismaïl Omar Guelleh||People's Rally for Progress||155,291||97.30|
|Zakaria Ismael Farah||MDEND||4,314||2.70|
|Source: Journal officiel|