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Eritrea - ER / ERI

Name Eritrea (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes ER / ERI
Continent Africa
Continent code AF
Capital Asmara
Area 101
DD coordinates 15.187966 / 39.788163
DMS coordinates 15°11'16.68" N / 39°47'17.39" E
UTM coordinates 37P 584661.2126257 1679268.6453333
Total cities 139
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Eritrea location on map

Information about Eritrea

Eritrea is a part of the Africa continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Eritrea, is ER.

It's territory covers an area of 101 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Asmara, the capital city of Eritrea. On nationwide level, English, Arabic, Tigrinya, Tigre, Afar, Beja, Bilen, Kunama, Nara, Saho is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Eritrean. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather left-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 16000 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 306 km.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 291 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use ERN as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Eritrea live according to the Africa/Asmara time zone, which is also the one used in Asmara.

More facts

Official languages English, Arabic, Tigrinya, Tigre, Afar, Beja, Bilen, Kunama, Nara, Saho
Nationalities Eritrean
Road traffic Left
Domain zone .er
Phone codes 291
Currencies ERN
Life expectancy males Ø 63,8 years
Life expectancy females Ø 68,2 years
Birthrate 30,3 ‰
Deathrate 7,2 ‰
Males/Females 50,1%/49,9%

ER economy

Exportations 624,3 M $
Importations 1127,0 M $
Tourism receipts 48,00 M $
Unemployment rate 7,4%
Corruption index 21 (very bad)
Energy consumption 353,9 M kWh

ER land use

0% Urban areas 367 km²
75% Agricultural areas 88400 km²
15% Forest 17581 km²
0% Water areas 16600 km²
10% Others 11252 km²

ER transport

Roadways 16000 km
Railways 306 km
Commercial harbors 9
Airports 9

Eritrea cities by first letter

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From Eritrea to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
AUS Flag of Australia Australia Oceania Canberra 11091 km
CAN Flag of Canada Canada North America Ottawa 11093 km
GBR Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Europe London 5786 km
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 14561 km
USA Flag of United States United States North America - 12526 km
ARE Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Asia Abu Dhabi 1795 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 3451 km
ARM Flag of Armenia Armenia Asia Yerevan 2813 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 12203 km
AUT Flag of Austria Austria Europe Vienna 4355 km

There are many ways to find how far is Eritrea (ER) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Eritrea to Haversine
North pole 8319 km 5169 mil
Equator 4685 km 2911 mil
South pole 11696 km 7268 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Eritrea and French Polynesia is 18999 kilometers or 11806 miles.
The most smallest distances between Eritrea and Djibouti is 481 kilometers or 299 miles.
We found information about 139 cities.
The capital of ER is Asmara with population in 2022 over 963000 people.
The area of Eritrea (ER) is 101 square kilometers.
Yes, Eritrea is part of the continent of Africa.
Official name of ER is The State of Eritrea.
Eritrea has approximately 9 airports.