Eritrea: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 15.21291 / longitude: 39.86677

General information


Here is a list of famous dishes in this country: Zigini with injera, Gored gored, raw meat.


The sign for the local currency is Nkf (ERN).


Asmara serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan. Country territory measures 117,600 km², they don't use a postcode system and the main cities are: أسمرة, Asmara, Asmera, أسمرة Asmara, كارورا. Here are the different languages spoken in the country: Arabic, English, Tigrinya.


The inhabitants stay 8 years in school (tertiary education included).


Around 5,352,000 people live in this country, or 0.072% of all people on earth. In this country, the median age is 20.30 years and the birth growth rate is around 1.08%.

Good to know

For more information about this country, check The domain name ".er" is used by the country's websites, telephone numbers begin with +291, the country's ISO code is ER


ISO code ER
Capital Asmara
Population 5,352,000
World percentage 0.072%
Median age 20.30 years
Population growth rate 1.08%
Main cities
Spoken languages Arabic, English, Tigrinya
Currency code ERN
Currency symbol Nkf
School life expectancy 8 years
National dish Zigini with injera, Gored gored, raw meat
TLD .er
Phone prefix +291