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Massawa

Massawa is a port city in Eritrea, on Africa's Red Sea coast. In the old town, on Massawa Island, a mix of Italian, Egyptian and Ottoman architecture reflects the city's colorful history.

ERITREA

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ERITREA

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    Capital:Asmara

    Location:Eastern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Djibouti and Sudan

    Currency:nakfa (ERN)

    Area:117,600 sq km

    Population:6,147,398 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:Tigrinya (official), Arabic (official), English (official), Tigre, Kunama, Afar, other Cushitic languages

    Religion:Sunni Muslim, Coptic Christian, Roman Catholic, Protestant

    TimeZone:UTC+3

    Tel Code:+291

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