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Eritrea Africa Map

by Vishal Kumar

Eritrea political map provides detailed information on important cities, locations, states and the state capitals of Eritrea. This country is located between Sudan and Djibouti. Asmera is the capital city…


Eritrea Africa Map

Eritrea political map provides detailed information on important cities, locations, states and the state capitals of Eritrea. This country is located between Sudan and Djibouti. Asmera is the capital city of Eritrea. Some of the important cities include Nakfa, Barentu, Adi Keyih, Aseb and Teseney.

Eritrea Location

Eritrea is a country that is located in eastern Africa between Sudan and Djibouti. It forms border with Red Sea. Located on the geographical coordinates of 15° North latitude and 39° East longitude, it covers an area of about 121,320 sq km. Eritrea political map helps to identify the important locations and cities of Eritrea.

Border Countries

Eritrea is bordered by Sudan on the western side, Djibouti on the southern side and Ethiopia on the southwestern side. These border countries are clickable on the Eritrea political map that leads the browser to the map of that particular country.

States of Eritrea

There are 9 states in the country of Eritrea. They are highlighted with dark black on the Printable Map of Eritrea. The different states of Eritrea are given below:

  • Sahil
  • Akordat
  • Keren
  • Mitsiwa
  • Hamasen
  • Gashenasetit
  • Seraye
  • Akolguzay
  • Aseb

Cities of Eritrea Cities of Eritrea

The cities of Eritrea can be identified on the Eritrea Map by the black dots put beside them. The cities of this country are Kerora, Nakfa, Keren, Akordat, Zula, Teseney, Barentu, Om Hajer, Adi Ugr, Dekemhare, Adi Keyih, Mersa Fatma, Beylul and Aseb.

Asmera, the capital city

The national capital of Eritrea is Asmera. A red square on the World Map Eritrea makes it easily identifiable. It is situated on the latitude of 15° 19′ 60″ North and longitude of 38° 55′ 60″ East. The city lies at an altitude of 2363 meters above sea level. Asmara International and Massawa International are the nearest airports to Asmera. Some of the nearby places include Godaif, Segdo, Adi Nifas, Ts’elot, Hinzi and Ad Abeito.

Region Capital Population Area(km.²) Old provinces
Anseba Keren 400,846 23,200 Barka, Senhit
Debub Mendefera 702,502 8,000 Akele Guzai, Seraye
Debubawi Keyih Bahri Assab 189,627 27,600 Denkalia
Gash Barka Barentu 515,667 33,200 Barka, Gash-Setit, Seraye
Maekel Asmara 502,300 1,300 Asmara, Hamasien
Semenawi Keyih Bahri Massawa 392,653 27,800 Akele Guzai, Denkalia, Sahel, Semhar
Province Area(km.²) Capital
Akele Guzai 8,400 Adi K’eyih (Adi Caieh, Adi Qayeh)
Asmara 200 Asmara (Asmera, Asmra)
Barka 27,800 Ak’ordat (Agordat)
Denkalia 24,300 Assab (Aseb, Asseb)
Gash-Setit 18,600 Barentu
Hamasien 2,700 Asmara (Asmera, Asmra)
Sahel 16,400 Nakfa
Semhar 6,300 Massawa (Massaua, Mesewa, Mits’iwa)
Senhit 5,900 Keren (Karen)
Seraye 6,800 Mendefera (Mendeferas)
10 provinces 117,400

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