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Eritrea's Information

Flag of Eritrea
Land Area 101,000 km2
Water Area 16,600 km2
Total Area 117,600km2 (#99)
Population 5,869,869 (#112)
Population Density 58.12/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $9.17 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,300
Currency Nakfa (ERN)
Largest Cities

Climate:
Eritrea is a hot, dry desert strip along the Red Sea coast.

In the central highlands, cooler and wetter conditions are the norm (up to 24 in/61 cm of rainfall annually), while conditions are semiarid in the western hills and lowlands, with rainfall heaviest during June through September, except in the coastal desert.

Average temperatures remain around 78°F (26°C).

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Eritrea Trivia

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.

The Highest Mountains in Eritrea

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