Facts about Eritrea that makes it fascinating.

Facts about Eritrea that makes it fascinating 🇪🇷🇪🇷

Eritrea borders with such countries as:
Djibouti 109 km, Ethiopia 912 km, Sudan 605 km.

Journalists from other countries are forbidden to enter Eritrea.

it’s compulsory for both boys and girls to serve in the army.

Independence from Ethiopia was obtained on May 24, 1993.

The government only tolerates four religions: Sunni Islam, the Coptic Orthodox Church of Eritrea, the Evangelical Church of Eritrea and the Roman Catholic Church.

Eritrea’s language is called “Nara Bana”, meaning “Nara talk” which derived from the word Nara name means “sky, heaven”.The Dahlak group of islands in Eritrea is world-renowned for their pearl production and is largely uninhabited.

Isaias Afewerki has been Eritrea’s only president since independence to present.

According to Tigriyan, the meaning of the capital of Eritrea, Asmeans“Made “Made them United.”

Eritrean women fighting alongside their men have been recorded as far back as 1810 A.D.

There are 14,000 known fish species living in Eritrea’s waters, and 17% of those fishes are found nowhere else.

Over the years, Eritrea is one country
in the world where elections have been regularly scheduled and canceled but none have actually ever been held.

Eritrea after Egypt has the second-highest archeological historical discoveries in Africa. The number of archeological sites in the country which
was 45,000 previously has now increased to 80,000.

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Norbert Bwire is a writer and founder of upasho.co.ke. He specializes in trending stories and local news. His goal is to share the best tips and news articles so as to help you understand what happens around the world.

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