Eritrea international travel guide


Eritrea is part of Africa with main city at Asmara. It's usually 🌤️ 22.79 °C in Eritrea with a rainfall of 🌧 6.20 mm. Internet speed in Eritrea is on average 1.1 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 5M people. The main currency is Nakfa. The languages spoken are Tigrinya, Arabic and English. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~22.79 °C   🌧 ~6.20 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5M people


🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

The Eritrean Government has directed all citizens to remain in their homes. The International Airport in Asmara is now closed until further notice. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Eritrea.

issued date: June 15, 2020


🔌 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


💱 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: January 1, 2021

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