Eritrea international travel advice

Landscape view of Eritrea

Eritrea 🇪🇷

Eritrea is part of Africa with main city at Asmara. Its Least Developed country with a population of 5M people. The main currency is Nakfa. The languages spoken are Tigrinya,Arabic,English. the State of Eritrea is the formal name of Eritrea It is adviced to Reconsider your need to travel Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~23.55 °C   🌧 ~8.47 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5M people


⚠️ Travel advice

Reconsider your need to travel

This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Eritrea. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Do not travel to Regions bordering Ethiopia, Sudan and Djibouti. Do not travel to Towns of Teseney, Barentu and Assab .

issued date: February 27, 2019


🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall


🔌 Sockets

Eritrea uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type L.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Tigrinya, Arabic, English


💱 Currencies Used

Eritrea uses the Eritrean nakfa (symbol: Nfk), code ERN.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 nakfas. Nakfa is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 1 nakfa and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents.


📡 Internet

Internet speed in Eritrea is on average 1.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Eritrea is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

📞 Calling

To call Eritrea, dial +, then 291 (the country code for Eritrea), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Eritrea, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 8 .


🆘 Emergency





Fire department


Last updated: December 5, 2019