Eritrea Facts

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Flag of Eritrea
National Flag of Eritrea

Interesting facts about Eritrea

  • Official Name: The State of Eritrea
  • Form of Government: One-party presidential republic
  • GDP: 2.608 billion USD (2011)
  • Capital: Asmara (Asmera)
  • Population: 3.214 million (2011)
  • Official Languages: English, Tigrinya, Arabic
  • Timezone: GMT+3
  • Area: 117,598 km²
  • Dialing Code: +291
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Soyra,Amba Debra,Ādī-Hans,ahan Dahan
  • Major Rivers: Barka,Anseba,Zara,Koka,Mogoraib
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: The state of Eritrea is bordered by Sudan in west, by Ethiopia in south and by Djibouti in south east. The country shares also maritime borders with Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

Map of Eritrea

National Symbols of Eritrea

  • National Bird: Abdim’s stork
  • National Flower: Gerbera Daisy
  • National Animal: Arabian camel
  • National Tree: State tree