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ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Asmara

GEOGRAPHY

Located bordering north east and the east by the red sea and west and south Sudan and Ethiopia Eritrea is country gifted with natural resources like Gold , Copper , zinc , salt etc . . . The country owns an area of 1240320 km² and a coast of 2234 km's

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 5.2 Million. Muslims account for about 36.5% of the population.

CLIMATE

Climate tends to be temperate in the mountains and hot is the lowlands. The capital Asmara which is located 2400 meters higher than sea levels has a maximum temperature off 26°C. Rain can be seen during the months of June to September.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Tigirinya, Arabic and English are the official languages.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+3 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 7 AM to 6 PM

HOLIDAYS
New Year's Day : January 1st
May Day : May 1st
Assumption : August 15th
All Saints Day : November 1st
Christmas Day : December 25th

CURRENCY

Eritrea Nakfa

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police: 11 55 55
Medical: 12 22 44
Fire: 11 77 77

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