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Asmara

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Capital of Eritrea, ne Africa. Occupied by Italy in 1889, it was their colonial capital and the main base

Asmara, Eritrea

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Encyclopedia of Africa

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Current Version:
2010

Asmara is located in a highland region of Eritrea that was settled roughly 700 years ago. It is believed to

Eritrea

Eritrea  

A country in north-eastern Africa, on the Red Sea.Physical.Eritrea consists of a narrow coastal low-lying area and rises towards the Ethiopian plateau in the south. It is very hot and ...
Isaias Afwerki

Isaias Afwerki  

1945– Leader of Eritrean fight for independence from Ethiopia and president of Eritrea since 1993.As a leader of the largest rebel force in Eritrea's independence struggle, Isaias Afwerki strove ...
Massawa, Eritrea

Massawa, Eritrea  

Major Red Sea port and the second largest city of Eritrea.Massawa’s varied Arab, Turkish, and Italian architecture reflects the Horn of Africa’s long history of trade and foreign occupation. ...
Tigrinya

Tigrinya  

Major language and ethnic group in the Horn of Africa.The Tigrinya language belongs to the Semitic family of the Afro-Asiatic linguistic grouping. It is closely related to Amhara, the ...

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