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Eritrea Overview

(Encyclopedia) Eritrea ĕrĭtrē´ə [key], officially State of Eritrea, republic (2015 est. pop. 4,847,000), c.48,000 sq mi (124,320 sq km), NE Africa. It is bordered on the northeast by the Red Sea, on the...

Eritrea

Infoplease has everything you need to know about Eritrea. Check out our country profile, full of essential information about Eritrea's geography, history, government, economy, population, culture, rel…

Eritrea Map

Eritrea Profile More Geographic Information Country Profiles Flags World Geography World Statistics U.S. State Profiles U.S. Cities U.S. Geography U.S. Statistics Afri…

Eritrea Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Eritrea Index: Geography People History Government and Political Conditions Economy Defense Foreign Relations U.S.-Eritrean Relati…

Assab

(Encyclopedia) Assab: see Aseb , Eritrea.

Dahlak Archipelago

(Encyclopedia) Dahlak Archipelago däläk´ ärkĭpĕl´əgō [key], island group, Eritrea, in the Red Sea off Massawa. There are two large, inhabited islands and more than 200 small, largely uninhabited isl...

Aseb

(Encyclopedia) Aseb or Assab ä´səb [key], town (1984 pop. 32,457), Eritrea, on the Red Sea. Ethiopia's most important port before Eritrean independence (1993), it continued, through agreements with...

Italian East Africa

(Encyclopedia) Italian East Africa, former federation of the Italian colonies of Eritrea and Italian Somaliland and the kingdom of Ethiopia. The federation was formed (1936) to consolidate the administration ...

Horn of Africa

(Encyclopedia) Horn of Africa, peninsula, NE Africa, opposite the S Arabia Peninsula. Also known as the Somali Peninsula, it encompasses Somalia and E Ethiopia and is the easternmost extension of the continen...