|Land Area||101,000 km2|
|Water Area||16,600 km2|
|Total Area||117,600km2 (#99)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$9.17 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$1,300|
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- Coastline: 1,388 miles (2,234 km) mainland
715 miles (1,151 km) Red Sea
672 miles (1,083 km) islands in Red Sea
- Land Area:
(land) 38,996 sq miles (101,000 sq km)
(water) 6,409 sq miles (16,600 sq km)
(TOTAL) 45,405 sq miles (117,600 sq km)
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- Land Area: (all countries)
- Land Divisions: There are 6 regions including: Anseba, Debub (South), Debubawi K'eyih Bahri (Southern Red Sea), Gash Barka, Ma'akel (Central), Semenawi Keyih Bahri (Northern Red Sea)
- Horizontal Width: 186.05 miles (299.42 km) from Teseney east to Massawa
- Vertical Length: 138.46 miles (222.83 km) from Kerora south to Asmara
Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
- Bordering Countries: (3) Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan
- Geographic Center: About 128.92 miles (207.47 km) southeast of Asmara
- Highest Point: Soira 9,901 ft (3,018 m)
- Lowest Point: near Kulul within the Danakil Depression -246 ft (-75 m)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.
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What is the highest mountain in Eritrea?
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