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Eritreai
Regional Level Types
EritreaCountry

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Key
Area:
117,600 km2
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Asmara563,930 (2013)
Keren74,800 (2012)
Massawa23,100 (2012)
Assab21,300 (2012)
Mendefera17,781 (2012)
Barentu15,891 (2012)
Other Languages:
Arabic:
إريتريا
French:
Érythrée
German:
Eritrea
Italian:
Eritrea
Russian:
Эритрея
Simplified Chinese:
厄立特里亚
Spanish:
Eritrea
Tigrinya:
ኤርትራ
Achinese:
Eritrea
Adyghe:
Эритрее
Afrikaans:
Eritrea
Akan:
Eritrea
Albanian:
Eritrea
Alemannic:
Eritrea
Amharic:
ኤርትራ
Anglo-Saxon:
Æriþrea
Aragonese:
Eritrea
Armenian:
Էրիթրեա
Aromanian:
Eritrea
Asturian:
Eritrea
Azeri:
Eritreya
Bambara:
Eritrea
Bashkir:
Эритрея
Basque:
Eritrea
Belarusian:
Эрытрэя
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Эрытрэя
Bengali:
ইরিত্রিয়া
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
ইরিত্রিয়া
Bosnian:
Eritreja
Breton:
Eritrea
Bulgarian:
Еритрея
Burmese:
အီရီထရီးယားနိုင်ငံ
Catalan:
Eritrea
Cebuano:
Eritrea
Central Bikol:
Eritreya
Central Kurdish/Sorani:
ئەریتریا
Chavacano:
Eritrea
Chechen:
Эритре
Cherokee:
ᎡᎵᏟᏯ
Church Slavic:
Єрѷѳрїꙗ
Classical Chinese:
厄利垂亞
Cornish:
Eritrea
Crimean Tatar (Latin):
Eritreya
Croatian:
Eritreja
Czech:
Eritrea
Danish:
Eritrea
Doteli:
इरिट्रया
Dutch:
Eritrea
Dzongkha:
ཨེ་རི་ཊྲེ་ཡ
Egyptian Arabic:
اريتريا
Esperanto:
Eritreo
Estonian:
Eritrea
Ewe:
Eritrea
Extremaduran:
Eritrea
Faroese:
Eritrea
Farsi/Persian:
اریتره
Fiji Hindi:
Eritrea
Finnish:
Eritrea
Franco-Provençal:
Èritrê
Friulian:
Eritree
Fula:
Eriteree
Gagauz:
Eritreya
Galician:
Eritrea
Georgian:
ერიტრეა
Greek:
Ερυθραία
Greenlandic:
Eritrea
Guarani:
Erityrea
Gujarati:
એરિટ્રિયા
Haitian:
Eritre
Hakka:
Eritrea
Hausa:
Eritrea
Hawaiian:
ʻElikilea
Hebrew:
אריתריאה
Hill Mari:
Эритрей
Hindi:
इरित्रिया
Hungarian:
Eritrea
Icelandic:
Erítrea
Ido:
Eritrea
Igbo:
Eritrea
Iloko:
Eritrea
Indonesian:
Eritrea
Interlingua:
Eritrea
Interlingue:
Eritréa
Irish Gaelic:
An Eiritré
Jamaican Patois:
Erichria
Japanese:
エリトリア
Javanese:
Eritrea
Judaeo-Spanish:
Eritrea
Kabiye:
Eriitree
Kabyle:
Iritirya
Kalmyk:
Эритреймудин Орн
Kannada:
ಎರಿಟ್ರಿಯ
Kapampangan:
Eritrea
Karakalpak:
Eritreya
Kashmiri:
اِرٕٹِیا
Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):
Эритрея
Khmer:
អេរីទ្រា
Kikuyu:
Eritrea
Kinyarwanda:
Eritereya
Kongo:
Eritrea
Konkani:
इरिट्रिया
Korean:
에리트레아
Kurdish (Latin Script):
Erîtrea
Kyrgyz:
Эритрея
Lao:
ເອຣິເທຣຍ
Latin:
Erythraea
Latvian:
Eritreja
Ligurian:
Eritrea
Limburgian:
Eritrea
Lingala:
Elitré
Lingua Franca Nova:
Ertra
Lithuanian:
Eritrėja
Livvi-Karelian:
Eritrei
Lojban:
eritreas
Lombard:
Eritrea
Low Saxon/Low German:
Eritrea
Lower Sorbian:
Eritreja
Luganda:
Eritrea
Luri:
اریتره
Luxembourgish:
Eritrea
Macedonian:
Еритреја
Maithili:
एरिट्रिया
Malagasy:
Eritrea
Malay:
Eritrea
Malayalam:
എരിട്രിയ
Maltese:
Eritrea
Manx:
Eritrea
Maori:
Eritēria
Marathi:
इरिट्रिया
Mazanderani:
اریتره
Meadow Mari:
Эритрей
Min Dong Chinese:
Eritrea
Minangkabau:
Eritrea
Mingrelian:
ერიტრეა
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Eritrea
Mongolian:
Эритрей
Nahuatl:
Eritrea
Nauruan:
Eritrea
Nepali:
एरिट्रिया
Newar / Nepal Bhasa:
इरिट्रिया
Norfolk:
Eritreya
Northern Frisian:
Eritrea
Northern Sami:
Eritrea
Northern Sotho:
Eritrea
Norwegian:
Eritrea
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Eritrea
Novial:
Eritrea
Occitan:
Eritrèa
Odia:
ଇରିଟ୍ରିଆ
Ossetian:
Эритрей
Pali:
एरिट्रिया
Papiamento:
Eritrea
Pashto:
اریتره
Piedmontese:
Eritrea
Polish:
Erytrea
Portuguese:
Eritreia
Punjabi:
ਇਰੀਤਰੀਆ
Quechua:
Iritriya
Ripuarian:
Äritreja
Romanian:
Eritreea
Romansh:
Eritrea
Rundi:
Elitereya
Russia Buriat:
Эритрей
Samoan:
Eritrea
Samogitian:
Eritrėjė
Sango:
Eritrëe
Sanskrit:
इरीट्रिया
Sardinian:
Eritrea
Saterland Frisian:
Eritrea
Scots:
Eritrea
Scottish Gaelic:
Eartra
Serbian:
Еритреја
Serbo-Croatian:
Eritreja
Sesotho:
Eritrea
Shona:
Eritrea
Sicilian:
Eritria
Silesian:
Erytryja
Sindhi:
اريٽيريا
Sinhalese:
එරිත්‍රියාව
Slovak:
Eritrea
Slovenian:
Eritreja
Somali:
Eratareya
South Azerbaijani:
اریتره
Sundanese:
Éritréa
Swahili:
Eritrea
Swati:
IRitheya
Swedish:
Eritrea
Tagalog:
Eritrea
Tahitian:
Eritēre
Tajik (Cyrillic Script):
Эритрея
Tamil:
எரித்திரியா
Tatar:
Эритрея
Telugu:
ఎరిట్రియా
Thai:
ประเทศเอริเทรีย
Tibetan (Standard):
ཨི་རི་ཏྲའ།
Tongan:
ʻElitulia
Traditional Chinese:
厄立特里亞
Tsonga:
Eritreya
Turkish:
Eritre
Turkmen:
Eritreýa
Ukrainian:
Еритрея
Upper Sorbian:
Eritreja
Urdu:
ارتریا
Uyghur:
ئېرىترېيە
Uzbek (Latin Script):
Eritreya
Venetian:
Eritrea
Veps:
Eritrei
Vietnamese:
Eritrea
Volapük:
Lerüträn
Võro:
Eritrea
Waray:
Eritrea
Welsh:
Eritrea
West Frisian:
Eritrea
Western Punjabi:
اریٹریا
Wolof:
Eritere
Wu Chinese:
厄立特里亚
Yakut:
Эритрея
Yiddish:
עריטרעא
Yoruba:
Ẹritrẹ́à
Zazaki:
Eritreya
Zeelandic:
Eritrea
Zhuang:
Eritrea
Zulu:
I-Eritrea


Eritrea is a country located in the Horn of Africa, with an extensive coastline along the Red Sea, and includes the Dahlak Archipelago and several of the Hanish Islands.

Eritrea is underlain by Neoproterozoic terranes and Tertiary to Holocene volcanic rocks. Marine sediments of Mesozoic to Holocenic age are exposed in the costal area of the country along the Red Sea.

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46 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: - A.Dini, M.A. Laurenzi. (2006). Il giacimento aurifero di Ugaro-Dembisceba (Barentu, Eritrea): Un esempio di “Orogenic gold deposit” nel basamento Neoproterozoico dell’Africa Orientale. Istituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse, CNR, Pisa.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: - A.Dini, M.A. Laurenzi. (2006). Il giacimento aurifero di Ugaro-Dembisceba (Barentu, Eritrea): Un esempio di “Orogenic gold deposit” nel basamento Neoproterozoico dell’Africa Orientale. Istituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse, CNR, Pisa.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
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