Eritrea

Africa
  • Capital
    Asmara
  • Languages
    None. De facto predominant lan
  • Currency
    Nakfa (ERN)
  • Dial Code
    + 291
Eritrea

Facts about Eritrea

Eritrea, officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in the Horn of Africa. The capital is Asmara. It is bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south, and Djibouti in the southeast. The northeast and east of the country has an extensive coastline on the Red Sea, directly across from Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The Dahlak Archipelago and several of the Hanish Islands are part of Eritrea. Eritrea's size is approximately 117,600 km2 (45,406 sq mi) with an estimated population of 6 million.