Facts and stats about Eritrea

6.23 million

Population. Ranked 106th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 169th in 2012.


Djibouti 109 km, Ethiopia 912 km, Sudan 605 km
Largest city Asmara - 400,000
Capital city Asmara - 400,000
Major language Tigrinya, Tigre, Arabic, English
Major religion Islam, Christianity
Monetary unit nakfa
Alternative names Eritrea, State of Eritrea, Ertra, Hagere Ertra
Groups Catholic countries, Christian countries, Heavily indebted countries, Hot countries, Least Developed Countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

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