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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

Africa

ERITREA

Africa

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Capital: Asmara

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

Government: State of Eritrea

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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