Country Facts

Capital city: Asmara, largest city (main international airport).
Area: 121144 square km
National day: 24 May
Independence: 24 May 1993. Former Etiopian province and Italian colony.
Population: 4,851,000
Language: Arabic, Tigrinya, Afar (Danakil), English and Italian.
Currency: Nakfa.

TAC Rep:    Ministry of Land, Water and Environment
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  • Ministry of Land, Water and Environment, Box 976 Asmara.
  • (29 11) 118021