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Where is Eritrea Located

by Vishal Kumar

Eritrea is located in Eastern Africa and lies between latitudes 15° 0' N, and longitudes 39° 00' E.

Where is Eritrea Located


The country of Eritrea is on the African continent and the latitude and longitude of the country are 15.1177° N and 38.9125° E.

The neighboring countries of Eritrea are :

  1. Ethiopia
  2. Sudan
  3. Djibouti

Maritime Boundaries

  1. Saudi Arabia
  2. Yemen


Facts About Eritrea

Country Name Eritrea
Continent Africa
Capital and largest city Asmara
Area 117,600 km2 (45,405 sq mi)
Population 60.8 lakhs (2020)
Lat Long 15.3333° N, 38.9167° E
Official Language Tigrinya, Arabic, English
Calling Code +291
Time Zone EAT (UTC+3) Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+3)
Airport 5-Airports
Neighbour Countries Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti
Internet TLD .er
Currency Nakfa (ERN)

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