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Asmara - Photo by ctsnow - CC-BY

Population 2006 ................................................ 4,786,994
GDP per capita 2005 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$).... 1005
GDP 2005 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 4.4
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.6
Labor force (%) ....... 2.6
 

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Resources and links about Eritrea

Asmara - Photo by ctsnow - CC-BY

Total Area..................................................................-----------------
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)......18
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 51
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 62
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 44
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 7
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ...........................................53

  Go to capital - Asmara City Profile

 

Background Note: Eritrea  __ A full national profile with Eritrea history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2854.htm

African Studies Center | Eritrea Page __ You will find a collection of resources and links. - From upenn.edu - http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Country_Specific/Eritrea.html

allAfrica.com: Eritrea __ Keep up with the leading news stories from Eritrea. - From allafrica.com - http://allafrica.com/eritrea/


 
Country Profile: Eritrea __  "Eritrea emerged from its long war of independence in 1993 only to plunge once again into military conflict, first with Yemen and then, more devastatingly, with its old adversary, Ethiopia." You will find an overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/1070813.stm

Doing Business in Eritrea __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=64

Economy of Eritrea __ "Eritrea secured independence from Ethiopia on May 24, 1993. Eritrea faced major economic problems and is in the process of rebuilding its economy." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Eritrea along with links to related resources. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Eritrea



Eritrea __ "Eritrea was consolidated into a colony by the Italian government on January 1, 1890.[1] The modern state of Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia following a thirty-year war which lasted from 1961 to 1991." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eritrea

Eritrea Country Information __ Did You Know... The name Eritrea comes from the Greek word erythrea, meaning red? With that kind of detail, you will find a ton of information about Eritrea. There are maps of Eritrea, geography, economy, learning games and information for teachers. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=75&countryName=Eritrea%20

Eritrea Economy News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News __ "Eritrea Economy News. Service for global professionals. Constantly updated news and information about Eritrea." - From einnews.com - http://www.einnews.com/eritrea/newsfeed-eritrea-economy 

Eritrea: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/bleritrea.htm  



Eritrea: History, Geography, Government, and Culture __ Information such as geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, more. - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107497.html

eritrea map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/er.htm

Eritrea Photos __ You will find several galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Eritrea. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Eritrea/

Eritrea Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/eritrea

Eritrea pictures, Eritrea images __ Here are several click-to-view galleries of photographs of Eritrea. - illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_eritrea_30.html 
 
Eritrea Travel Information __ "Eritrea is a heartbreaker. It was once heralded as a good place for travelling and, with a bit of luck, it could soon be so again. But as long as the country is at odds with its neighbour Ethiopia (again!), its sworn enemy, tourism development won't be a priority." This and more. - illustrated - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/destinations/africa/eritrea/ 

Maps Of Eritrea __ You will find a wide variety of Eritrea map resources. Select Eritrea maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Eritrea.html

Ministry of Information __ Official web site of the Ministry of Information of Eritrea. - illustrated - From Government of Eritrea/shabait.com - http://www.shabait.com/staging/index.html

shabait.com - Eritrean News Source __ Online news source about Eritrea. - illustrated - From shabait.com - http://www.shabait.com/staging/index.html


 

 

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