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General Information

There is no official language in Eritrea.

The national currency of Eritrea is Nakfa (ERN).

1 ERN equals  .
equals  ERN.

Location

Eritrea

The distance from to Eritrea is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Eritrea. Exercise increased caution in Eritrea due to travel restrictions, limited consular assistance, and landmines. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 113 to call the police in Eritrea.

LGBT

Eritrea has a score of -8 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Eritrea ranks #159 worldwide.

Consensual same-sex sexual activity is punishable by ten days to three years incarceration. Antidiscrimination laws relating to LGBTI persons do not exist. There are no known LGBTI organizations in the country. Hotels do not allow two females or two males to share one room unless it has separate beds.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Eritrea should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Eritrea:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Malaria
  • Meningitis (Meningococcal disease)
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Eritrea to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Eritrea differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Eritrea, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type L
Weather

The temperature difference between Eritrea and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 66–86°F  /  19–30°C 55% 13%
Sat November 09 66–87°F  /  19–31°C 53% 4%
Sun November 10 67–88°F  /  20–31°C 42% 2%
Mon November 11 66–87°F  /  19–30°C 55% 3%
Tue November 12 65–86°F  /  18–30°C 62% 4%
Wed November 13 65–86°F  /  18–30°C 56% 2%
Thu November 14 65–87°F  /  18–30°C 57% 2%
Fri November 15 65–86°F  /  18–30°C 63% 2%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:29 am and sets at 05:57 pm. This equates to 11.5 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Eritrea, it is in . When the sun sets in Eritrea, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Eritrea.

Car Rental

International driving permits are not recognized in Eritrea.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Eritrea is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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