|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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The government has recently started a twenty year plan to develop the country's tourist industry. However, that development is hampered by drought, political instability, and on-and-off wars.
In addition, land mines and unexploded ordnance remain a serious problem throughout the country. There are reports of accidents and numerous incidents where vehicles and people occasionally detonate mines.
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What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Eritrea?
The Biher-Tigrinya people are the largest ethnic group in Eritrea today, followed by the related Tigre people.
Major Ethnic Groups Of Eritrea
What is the highest mountain in Eritrea?
Dega Mountain has the highest peak in Eritrea. It reaches 9,997 feet above sea level.