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State of Eritrea

Anthem: "Ertra, Ertra, Ertra"
(English: "Eritrea, Eritrea, Eritrea")
Eritrea (orthographic projection).svg
Location Eritrea AU Africa.svg
Capital
and largest city
Asmara
15°20′N 38°55′E / 15.333°N 38.917°E / 15.333; 38.917
Official languagesNone[1] (see working languages)
Recognised national languages
Working languages
Ethnic groups
(2010 est.[3])
Religion
Christianity (63%), Islam (36%), Other (<1%)[4]
Demonym(s)
GovernmentUnitary one-party presidential republic[5][6][7][8][9]
• President
Isaias Afwerki
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence 
• De facto
24 May 1991
• De jure
24 May 1993
Area
• Total
117,600 km2 (45,400 sq mi) (99th)
• Water (%)
0.14%
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$6.46 billion[10] (165th)
• Per capita
$1,820[10] (175th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$2.09 billion[10] (170th)
• Per capita
$625[10] (185th)
HDI (2019)Increase 0.459[11]
low · 180th
CurrencyNakfa (ERN)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (not observed)
Driving sideright
Calling code+291
ISO 3166 codeER
Internet TLD.er

Eritrea

Eritrea, officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in Eastern Africa, with its capital at Asmara. It is bordered by Ethiopia in the south, Sudan in the west, and Djibouti in the southeast. The northeastern and eastern parts of Eritrea have an extensive coastline along the Red Sea. The nation has a total area of approximately 117,600 km2 (45,406 sq mi), and includes the Dahlak Archipelago and several of the Hanish Islands.