Eritrea

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

State o Eritrea
  • ሃገረ ኤርትራ (leid?)
  • Hagere Ertra
  • دولة إرتريا (Arabic)
  • Dawlat Iritriyá
Banner o Eritrea
Emblem o Eritrea
Banner Emblem
Anthem: Ertra, 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
Capital Asmara
15°20′N 38°55′E / 15.333°N 38.917°E / 15.333; 38.917
Lairgest ceety capital
Offeecial leids None[1] (see wirkin leids)
Recognised naitional leids
Wirkin leids
Ethnic groups (2012[5])
Demonym Eritrean
Govrenment Unitar ane-pairty presidential republic
• Preses
Isaias Afwerki
Legislatur Naitional Assembly
Formation
• Dʿmt
c. 980 AC
c. 100 AD
1137
1890
15 September 1952
• De facto State o Eritrea
24 Mey 1991
• De jure State o Eritrea
24 Mey 1993
Aurie
• Tot
117,600 km2 (45,400 sq mi) (101st)
• Watter (%)
0.14%
Population
• 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
$1,349[7]
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Total
$6.050 billion[7]
• Per capita
$844[7]
HDI (2015) Increase 0.420[8]
law · 179th
Siller Nakfa (ERN)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
• Summer (DST)
nae observed (UTC+3)
Drives on the richt
Cawin code +291
Internet TLD .er

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 of 5 million.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. People and Languages » Embassy of The State of Eritrea. 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. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Shabait Administrator. "ERITREA AT A GLANCE". Eritrea Ministry of Information. 
  5. CIA – Eritrea – Ethnic groups. Cia.gov. Retrieved 25 June 2012.
  6. Eritrea entry at The World Factbook
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 "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. 2007-04-25. Retrieved 2010-05-02.