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 Time zone
 +3 h 
 ITU zone
 CQ zone
 Coat of arms 
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 Flag description 
Red isosceles triangle (based on the hoist side) dividing the flag into two right triangles; the upper triangle is green, the lower one is blue; a gold wreath encircling a gold olive branch is centered on the hoist side of the red triangle.
Asmara (formerly Asmera)
6 regions (regions, singular - region): Central, Anelba, Southern Red Sea, Northern Red Sea, Southern, and Gash-Barka.
4,906,585 (July 2007 est.)
Afar, Amharic, Arabic, Tigre and Kunama, Tigrinya, other Cushitic languages
15° 00' N, 39° 00' E
 Area total: 
121,320 sq. km
 Land area: 
121,320 sq. km
 Water area: 
0 sq. km
 Total land
1,626 km
 with neighbor
Djibouti 109 km, Ethiopia 912 km, Sudan 605 km
2,234 km total
mainland on Red Sea 1,151 km, islands in Red Sea 1,083 km
near Kulul within the Denakil depression -75 m - Soira 3,018 m
 country code: 
nakfa (ERN)
 Name -
 long form: 
State of Eritrea
 Name -
 short form: 
 Name - local
 long form: 
Hagere Ertra
 Name - local
 short form: 
 Former name: 
Eritrea Autonomous Region in Ethiopia
24 May 1993 (from Ethiopia)
the transitional constitution, decreed on 19 May 1993, was replaced by a new constitution adopted on 23 May 1997, but not yet implemented
transitional government
following a successful referendum on independence for the Autonomous Region of Eritrea on 23-25 April 1993, a National Assembly, composed entirely of the People's Front for Democracy and Justice or PFDJ, was established as a transitional legislature, a Constitutional Commission was also established to draft a constitution, Afworki ISAIAS was elected president by the transitional legislature, the constitution, ratified in May 1997, did not enter into effect, pending parliamentary and presidential elections, parliamentary elections had been scheduled to take place in December 2001, but were postponed, currently the sole legal party is the People's Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), though a draft political parties law is under consideration
Independence Day, 24 May (1993)

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