Eritrea international travel advice

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 and 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   🌤️ ~22.79 °C   🌧 ~6.20 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Reconsider your need to travel

We've reviewed our travel advice for Eritrea. We haven't changed our level of advice: Reconsider your need to travel to Eritrea, due to the high risk of instability and violence. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

issued date: November 8, 2019

General

🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

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

Money

💱 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.

Calling

📡 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 .

Driving

🆘 Emergency

Police

102

Ambulance

103

Fire department

101

Last updated: January 1, 2020