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Eritrea πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡·

Asmara

Eastern Africa, Africa

Eritrea is part of Africa with capital at Asmara. Official languages are Arabic, Tigrinya and English. Eritrea uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+03:00. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.

πŸ’± 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.

πŸ“‘ 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.

πŸ“ž 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 .

πŸ”Œ Sockets

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

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

+291 (1) 127 799

Ambulance

+291 (1) 202 914, +291 (1) 202 606, +291 (1) 202 917

Fire department

+291 (1) 202 099

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Last updated: April 5, 2019