Eritrea facts
    Eritrea facts
    Official name: State of Eritrea
    Capital and largest city: Asmara
    Population: 6.5 million (2016 est.)
    Currency: Nakfa (ERN)
    Popular languages: Tigrinya, Arabic & English
    Highest point: Soira






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Eritrea is named after the Greek name for the Red (Erythra) as it was on the coast of Red Sea (Ἐρυθρὰ Θάλασσα Erythra Thalassa)
    Interesting Eritrea facts
    Eritrea has no official language, but Tigrinya serves as De facto language of national identity as it is the most widely-spoken language in Eritrea.

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    Eritrea is a one-party state in which national legislative elections have been repeatedly postponed. The People's Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ) is the ruling party in Eritrea



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    Eritrea capital city Asmara is also called the "Italy's African City" or "New Rome". Asmara, known locally as Asmera (meaning "The four made them unite" in Tigrinya), known for its well-preserved colonial Italian modernist architecture.
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    Top 10 cities of Eritrea (2015 est.)
    Asmara: 650, 000
    Keren: 83,000
    Massawa: 54,000
    Assab: 28,000
    Mendefera: 26,000
    Barentu: 16,000
    Adi Keyh: 13,000
    Edd: 11,500
    Dekemhare: 11,000
    Ak'ordat: 10,000