Location

It is bordered by Sudan to the north and west, Ethiopia to the south, Djibouti to the south-east and the Red Sea to the north and north-east. ... Eritrea looks like a funnel; wide in the northwest and tapering to a narrow strip in the south-east.   

Asmara

Asmara African’s Secret Capital of Modern Architecture   “It has an unparalleled collection of buildings that show the variety of styles of the period,” said Edward Denison, a lecturer at UCL’s Bartlett School of Architecture.   

Asmara’s combination of innovative town planning and modernist architecture in an African context represents important and early developmental phases of town planning and architectural modernism that are still fully reflected in its layout, urban character and architecture.

Ethnic Groups

Eritrean people   The nine Eritrea ethnic groups are the Tigrinya, Bilen, Afar, Saho, Rashaida, Tigre, Kunama, Nara and Hidarib.Eritrean Afars, also known as Dankalis, live mainly along the south-eastern sea coast and on the offshore islands in a highly-segmented, patrilineal society. 

Eritrean Scenic Route

Eritrean Scenic Route

 “3 seasons in 2 hours”  “3 seasons in 2 hours,” goes the tourism motto in Eritrea.  With the great land scape Eritrea has to offer, numerous sites of natural attractions and rich historical monuments invite fascination to any visitor.  Both the high mountains and lowland depressions are dotted with unique features, including breathtaking tropical beaches, beautiful mountain ranges, tranquil landscapes, fertile plains and verdant hillsides among others. In just two hours, it is possible to travel from the cool 2,438m (8,000ft) ‘city in the clouds’ down to sea level Danakil Depression to the hot coastal desert strip. 

Asmara

Eritrea Panorama

Travel to breathtaking Filfil Solomona driving from samara to read sea coast of Massawa   The Bizen monastery,was first established in the 14th Century AD,

Eritrean Pristine Red Rea Coastline

Eritrean Pristine Red Rea Coastline

Eritrea's coastline is 2,234 km, with 1,151 km of it coming from its mainland and 1,083 km coming from it's islands on the Red Sea(CIA). It's teritorial waters extend between 12° and 18°N  and ends at the constriction of Bab el Mandab ('The Gate of Tears') and the Gulf of Aden. Eritrea has 354 islands scattered around it's coastal waters (2007, by Denison, Paice. p.157)