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Coordinates: 15°N 39°E / 15°N 39°E / 15; 39

State o Eritrea

  • ሃገረ ኤርትራ (Tigrinya)
  • Hagere Ertra
  • دولة إرتريا (Arabic)
  • Dawlat Iritriyá
AnthemErtra, Ertra, Ertra
Eritrea, Eritrea, Eritrea
Location o  Eritrea  (daurk green) – in Africae  (daurk grey) – in the African Union  (daurk grey)
Location o  Eritrea  (daurk green)

– in Africae  (daurk grey)
– in the African Union  (daurk grey)

Location o Eritrea
15°20′N 38°55′E / 15.333°N 38.917°E / 15.333; 38.917
Lairgest ceetycapital
Offeecial leidsNone[1] (see wirkin leids)
Recognised naitional leids
Wirkin leids
Ethnic groups
GovrenmentUnitar ane-pairty presidential republic
• Preses
Isaias Afwerki
LegislaturNaitional Assembly
• Dʿmt
c. 980 AC
c. 100 AD
15 September 1952
• De facto State o Eritrea
24 Mey 1991
• De jure State o Eritrea
24 Mey 1993
• Total
117,600 km2 (45,400 sq mi) (101st)
• Water (%)
• 2016 estimate
5,869,869[6] (116t)
• Density
51.8/km2 (134.2/sq mi) (154t)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$9.671 billion[7]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Tot
$6.050 billion[7]
• Per capita
HDI (2015)Increase 0.420[8]
law · 179th
CurrencyNakfa (ERN)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (nae observed)
Drivin sidericht
Cawin code+291
ISO 3166 codeER
Internet TLD.er
Territorial Organization
Gash Barka houses

Eritrea (pronounced /ˌɛrɨˈtreɪ.ə/ (deprecatit template) or /ˌɛrɨˈtriːə/;[9] Ge'ez: ኤርትራ ʾErtrā, Arabic: إرتريا Iritrīyā), offeecially the State o Eritrea, is a kintra in the North East o Africae. The caipital is Asmara. It is bordered bi Sudan in the wast, Ethiopie in the sooth, an Djibouti in the sootheast. The east an northeast o the kintra hae an extensive coastline on the Red Sea, directly athort frae Saudi Arabie an Yemen. The Dahlak Archipelago an several o the Hanish Islands are pairt o Eritrea. Eritrea's size is approximately 117,600 km2 wi an estimatit population o 5 million.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. People and Languages » Embassy of The State of Eritrea Archived 2018-10-28 at the Wayback Machine. Eritrean-embassy.se. Retrieved on 5 June 2016.
  2. Ethnologue: Ethnologue Languages of the World – Eritrea – Status
  3. "Eritrea – Languages". Ethnologue. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  4. a b c Shabait Administrator. "ERITREA AT A GLANCE". Eritrea Ministry of Information. Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  5. CIA – Eritrea – Ethnic groups Archived 2019-01-06 at the Wayback Machine. Cia.gov. Retrieved 25 June 2012.
  6. Eritrea entry at The World Factbook
  7. a b c d "Eritrea". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 1 October 2014.
  8. "Human Development Report 2016 – "Human Development for Everyone"" (PDF). HDRO (Human Development Report Office) United Nations Development Programme. Retrieved 22 Mairch 2017.
  9. "Merriam-Webster Online". Merriam-webster.com. 25 Apryle 2007. Retrieved 2 Mey 2010.