Asmara is one of the most populated cities in Eritrea, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 15.19N latitude / 38.55E longitude. For routing in Asmara, please check the free driving directions Asmara service below.
When you visit Eritrea, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Arabic, English, Tigrinya, and the officially used currency is Eritrean nakfa (ERN), since 1997.
Asmara, the capital city, has numerous population; 899 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Asmara counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Eritrea, bears 5 187 948 sum citizens spreading on its 45 405,60 sq mi / 117 600 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Eritrea is Unitary one-party presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: N/A, while salute for the national anthem called: Ertra, Ertra, Ertra.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Eritrea Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Eritrea
Eritrea was formerly the northernmost province of Ethiopia and is about the size of Indiana. Much of the country is mountainous. Its narrow Red Sea coastal plain is one of the hottest and driest places in Africa. The cooler central highlands have fertile valleys that support agriculture. Eritrea bordered by Sudan on the north and west, the Red Sea on the north and east, and Ethiopia and Djibouti on the south.