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Eritrea Flag The State of Eritrea is country in the Horn of Africa. It shares land borders with Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Sudan, as well as having a coastline on the Red Sea. Eritrean territory als includes a number of islands in the Red Sea - specifically the Dahlak Archipelago (made up of over 100 islands), as well as several of the Hanish Islands (the rest of the Hanish Islands are part of the territory of Yemen).

As of 2009, the population of Eritrea was estimated as being 5,673,520. The country's capital and largest city is Asmara, which has a population of around 600,000.

Eritrea Country Details


Country Name Eritrea
Political Status Country
Geographic Location East Africa
Flag Eritrea Flag
Principal Languages
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Capital Asmara


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    Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Eritrea (Country Travel Guide)
    By Jean-Bernard Carillet & David Lukas

    Brand: Lonely Planet
    Paperback (396 pages)

    Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Eritrea (Country Travel Guide)
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    Explore Ethiopia and Eritrea with the people who know it best: Lonely Planet. Discover ancient churches and cities frozen in time, trek the dramatic landscape of the Simien and Bale Mountains, and go diving in the thriving reefs of the Dahlak Islands. Explore Asmara's astounding Italian Art Deco architecture and finish the day with the perfect macchiato.

    Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.

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    Tailored trips to get you up close with history and nature
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    Eritrea Culture and Tradition: All about Eritrea
    By Alexander McCall

    CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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    About Eritrea tradition, Eritrea culture, Eritrea custom. Culture may be said to be the whole complex of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features that characterize a society or a social group. It includes not only the arts and letters, but also modes of life, the fundamental rights of the human being, value systems, tradition and belief…. It is through culture that man expresses himself, becomes aware of himself, recognizes his incompleteness, questions his own achievements, seeks untiringly for new meanings and creates works through which he transcends his limitations” (UNESCO).
    Eritrea - Wink Travel Guide
    By Wink Travel Guide

    Independently published
    Paperback (25 pages)

    Eritrea - Wink Travel Guide
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    Eritrea is in East Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Djibouti and Sudan, with a long disputed border with Ethiopia.

    It is a relatively small country (by African standards), about the same size as Pennsylvania or England, but it has a varied and contrasting landscape due to the diverse topography of the Great Rift Valley, which traverses all of East Africa, the Red Sea.

    The country's most interesting destinations are its natural attractions. There are six main topographical features in the country. The highlands in the center and south of Eritrea, the western lowlands, the Sahel in the north, the subtropical eastern escarpments, the northern coast and archipelago and the southern coast.

    Wink Travel Guides introduce you to the best world travel destinations, in a clear and concise way, illustrated by photos.

    Eritrea, 4th (Bradt Travel Guide)
    By Edward Denison

    Bradt Travel Guides
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    Eritrea, 4th (Bradt Travel Guide)
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    A new edition of the essential guide for independent travelers to this unusual and remarkable African country, which is emerging from its war-torn past to welcome tourists. In addition to the charms of the capital Asmara, with its broad avenues, markets and Roman Catholic cathedral, the interior – rich in historical remains – is well worth visiting.

    Eritrea: Ruled Travel Diary Notebook or Journey Journal - Lined Trip Pocketbook for Men and Women with Lines
    By Art Notebooks

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    Are you looking for an empty ruled A5 6x9 notebook with a travel holiday cover for a special person? Then this vacation journal is perfect as a gift for family and relatives who love traveling. The Variety pocketbook is lined and should not be missed on any occasion and is an ideal present for Father's Day for the dad as well for Mother's Day for the mother. Stylishly, it accompanies you through the day. It lies well in the hand and is a visual highlight for the sister or brother with a stylish motif. The notebook is also ideal as a diary, travel diary, notebook, textbook, homework book, for creative writing, for poetry slams, as well as for sketches and drawings. Just great, especially for students to study at school or as a gift for a friend and girlfriend. This book with the unique motif is the perfect present for a birthday, Christmas, Nicholas, Easter, wedding, or as a nice Valentine's Day gesture.
    Eritrea: Ruled Travel Diary Notebook or Journey Journal - Lined Trip Pocketbook for Men and Women with Lines
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    Ethiopia & Eritrea Travel Map 1:2M/900K ITM
    By Itmb Publishing LTD

    Itmb Publishing LTD
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    Lonely Planet Ethiopia Eritrea and Djibouti (Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit)
    By Frances Linzee Gordon

    Lonely Planet
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    Ethiopia's millennia-old monuments, Djibouti's stunning diving, Eritrea's architecture - the Horn of Africa has plenty to offer the traveller. Use this guide to discover the continent's best-kept secret.

    • over 50 maps, providing comprehensive coverage of the region
    • valuable information on safety and health
    • where to stay, what to eat and when to go
    • special sections on Ethiopia's diverse birdlife, Red Sea diving, Eritrea's architecture and Djibouti's geology
    • comprehensive language section covering Amharic, French, Tigrinyan and Arabic
    Eritrea Travel Journal: Journal for your Eritrea Experiences - with Blank Packinglist | Journal with space for 120 stays
    By Travel Journals Eritrea

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    Eritrea Travel Journal: Journal for your Eritrea Experiences - with Blank Packinglist | Journal with space for 120 stays
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    Travel Journal: Eritrea

    This travel journal with 120 pages is the perfect companion for your next travel! You can write down every experiences you make and bring all the adventures you made on your vacation on paper.

    • Packing list
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    • Daily rating of your experiences
    • Up to 120 days
    • Softcover

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