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Official nameState of Eritrea
Capital Asmara
Government transitional; single-party democracy
Currency nakfa (ERN)
Area 121,320 sq km
Population 4,786,994 (July 2006 est.)
Language Afar, Amharic, Arabic, Tigre and Kunama, Tigrinya, other Cushitic languages
Religion Muslim, Coptic Christian, Roman Catholic, Protestant
Calling Code +291
Internet TLD .er
Time Zone UTC +3