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Eritrea FlagMajor cities : Asmara (Capital).
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Eritrea Information

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ISO 3166-1ER - ERI - 232
NATO country codeER - ERI
FIPS 10-4 codeER
ContinentAfrica / East Africa
Eritrea CapitalAsmara
Official languageArabic
Name of the inhabitantsEritrean
Eritrea National Day24 May
Eritrea Currency Eritrean nakfa (ERN)
Eritrea 4 %
Eritrea Calling code+291
Eritrea Country domain code .er
Eritrea Vehicle registration plateER
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +3:00
International organizationArab League Observer
United Nations
African Union
Community of Sahel-Saharan States
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Group of 77
Eritrea National anthemErtra, Ertra, Ertra

Eritrea Head of state

President of StateIsaias Afwerki (1993)

Eritrea Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Eritrea.

  1. Orthodoxy 57 %
  2. Other43 %

Eritrea Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Eritrea (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area121,320 km² (46,842 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants6,047,000 population (2018) Chart
Population Density 49.8 /km² (129.1 /sq mi)
Length of coastline2,234 km
Perimeter3,860 km
Life expectancy64.7 Year (2015), ♀ : 67.0 Year, ♂ : 62.4 Year
Average years of schooling 3.9 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.440 (2018)
Gross domestic product7 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 4.2 %
1,112 US$ per capita
Inflation9.0 % (2018) Chart

Eritrea Chart

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Number of inhabitants, Gross domestic product, Inflation

Eritrea Covid-19

Incident rate54.70
Case fatality ratio0.30230 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

Eritrea Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Natural gas
  2. Copper
  3. Zinc
  4. Salt
  5. Gold
  6. Fish
  7. Oil
  8. Potash

Eritrea Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Corn
  2. Vegetables
  3. Livestock
  4. Sisal
  5. Cotton
  6. Tobacco
  7. Fish
  8. Goats
  9. Sorghum
  10. Lentils

Eritrea Border

Eritrea's border with 3 other countries. The list of Border countries of Eritrea below classified by border length (in kilometers).

  1. Ethiopia Ethiopia 912 km
  2. Sudan Sudan 605 km
  3. Djibouti Djibouti 109 km

Eritrea Map

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Eritrea Climate (Capital)

  1. Semi-arid climate 100 %

Eritrea Weather (Asmara)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Eritrea for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Asmara).

Eritrea Electricity

Electrical standard in Eritrea (voltage, power outlet ...)

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : L
Power socketPower socket : C Power socket : L

Eritrea Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Eritrea classified by annual passenger transit.

Asmara International Airport

Eritrea Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Eritrea and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 5Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0011
WinterParticipation : 1Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 6Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0011
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