Facts and figures about Eritrea at a glanceEritrea is a sovereign country on the continent of Africa. Eritrea covers a total area of 121,320.0 km2 and has a population of approximately 5,792,984 people.
The capital of Eritrea is Asmara (Asmara) with a population of 563,930 people.
|Eritrea||ER||121,320.0 km2||5,792,984 people||47.7|
|47.7 p/km2 (very low)|
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Information on Eritrea
|Eritrea||State of Eritrea||ER||Sovereign country||6||Asmara Asmara||Africa|
Time in Eritrea
|Current time||Summer time (DST)||Standard time||Current timezone offset||Timezone|
|Sun, 28 May 2017 - 9:21pm||No||Sun, 28 May 2017 - 9:21pm||UTC +3.0||Africa/Asmara|
Currency in Eritrea
Languages in Eritrea
|Afar, Arabic, Kurdish, Tigrinya|
Neighbouring countries of Eritrea
|Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan|
Telecommunication in Eritrea
|International calling code||Internet top level domain (TLD)|
Latitude & Longitude of Eritrea
|Position||Latitude (width)||Longitude (length)|
|Show on map||15°00'00.0"N (15.0000000°)||39°00'00.0"E (39.0000000°)|
Regions in Eritrea
|There are 6 primary administrative regions in Eritrea. Have a closer look at the regions in Eritrea.|
Largest places in EritreaThere are 2 places in Eritrea with a population of more than 50,000 people.
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