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Map of Eritrea

Map of Eritrea

Demonym: Eritrean
Population: 2,824,000 (2011)
Government: presidential republic
Capital City: Asmara
Capital Coordinates: 15°20′N 38°55′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+3
Currency: Nakfa
Currency Code: ERN
Currencies Issued: nakfa
GDP: $2.6 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $472 (2011)
Foreign Debt: $1.1 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: ER
Internet Country Code: .er
Calling Code: 291
Electrical Generation Capacity: 139000 kW
Independence: 1991 from Ethiopia
Area: 117,600 square km (101,000 km land) (16,600 km water)
Coastline: 2,234 km
Lowest Point: Danakil Depression (-75 m)
Highest Point: Soira (3,018 m)
Life Expectancy: 62.86 years
Fertility Rate: 4.37 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 40.34 per 1000 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 1.30% (2007)
Human Development Index: 0.349 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.5 (2011)
Literacy: 58.60 percent

The area where this country is located used to be called Ethiopia.

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 3

Number of coins in catalogue: 1

Number of stamps in catalogue: 4

Location of Eritrea in Africa

Regional Map for Eritrea

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