Eritrea: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 15.21291 / longitude: 39.86677

General information


The currency ISO code is ERN and the currency symbol is Nkf.


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


117,600 km² make up the entire country, a postcode system isn't employed and the key cities are: أسمرة, Asmara, Asmera, أسمرة Asmara, كارورا. The following languages are spoken by the nation's citizens: Arabic, English, Tigrinya. Asmara is the nation's capital and the country has a border with Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan.


Well known national dishes are: Zigini with injera, Gored gored, raw meat.


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

Good to know

Phone numbers start with +291, the country's ISO code is ER, the country's websites have the domain name ".er" is a good place to find out more details on this country.


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