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  allAfrica.com: Eritrea: Central Region Students Week Concludes (Page 1 of 1)
The 4-day Central region Students Week under the theme "Education for All-round Development" concluded at the Asmara Stadium this week.
Tewolde Kelati, and the head of PFDJ in the Central region, Mr.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, the head of the branch office of the Ministry of Education in the region, Mr.
allafrica.com /stories/200804151189.html   (267 words)

Eritrea did not exist as a distinct region until 1869 when the Italians occupied it.
A commission was sent to Eritrea in 1947 to report on the wishes of the population.
The annexation of Eritrea by the Abyssinian Emperor Haile Selassie brought on a civil war that was to last 30 years before Eritrea was freed.
us-africa.tripod.com /eritrea.html   (592 words)

 About Eritrea - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
The State of Eritrea, or Eritrea (from the Italian form of the Greek name ΕΡΥΘΡΑΙΑ (Erythraîa; see also List of traditional Greek place names), which derives from the Greek name for the Red Sea), is a country in northeast Africa.
Eritrea at the southern end of the Red Sea is the home of the fork in the rift.
The Afar Triangle or Danakil Depression of Eritrea is the probable location of a triple junction where three tectonic plates are pulling away from one another: the Arabian Plate, and the two parts of the African Plate (the Nubian and the Somalian) splitting along the East African Rift Zone (USGS).
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/Eritrea.html   (430 words)

Eritrea, one of the countries in the Horn of Africa, is bordered by the Red Sea to the east with about 1,000 km of coastline, by Sudan on the north-west, by Ethiopia to the south and west, and by Djibouti on its south-eastern extreme (Figure 1).
Eritrea gained independence in 1991 after thirty years of conflict with Ethiopia, and was formally recognized as a Sovereign Nation by the international community in May 1993.
Eritrea's economy in general, and the agricultural sector in particular, were seriously affected by the combination of the prolonged war and recurrent droughts and degraded lands.
www.fao.org /ag/AGP/AGPC/doc/Counprof/eritrea/Eritrea.htm   (7349 words)

 Ethnologue report for Ethiopia
Beni Shangul Region, the corner formed by the Blue Nile River and Sudan border north of Asosa, and Dalati, a village east of the Dabus River.
Central Kafa Region, the Tishena in and around Bachuma, the Bodi in lowlands to the south, near the Omo River.
West Gurage Region, Chaha is spoken in and around Emdibir, Gura is spoken in and around Gura Megenase and Wirir, Muher is spoken in and around Ch'eza and in the mountains north of Chaha and Ezha, Gyeto is spoken south of Ark'it' in K'abul and K'want'e, Ezha is spoken in Agenna.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=ET   (2599 words)

 USAID CP '98: Eritrea
Eritrea is determined to develop a new stable democracy and a self reliant, broad-based economy in a region characterized by political extremists, instability, and collapse.
Eritrea is small, arid and rugged, located north of the Horn of Africa along the southwestern coast of the Red Sea neighboring Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Yemen.
Eritrea's leadership is strongly supportive of, and a leading participant in, the Greater Horn of Africa Initiative (GHAI) and the principles of African leadership, regional integration, conflict prevention, and food security.
www.usaid.gov /pubs/cp98/afr/countries/er.htm   (4836 words)

 DaVinci: Regional> Africa> Eritrea> Health
Eritrea DailyWorld Animal Health conference opens in Asmara, EritreaEritrea Daily, NJ - Feb 26, 2007...
Nazret.comEritrea - Officials probe jail hangingNazret.com, MD - Mar 1, 2007The alleged killer was from Eritrea, which was once part of Ethiopia.
Fikak is from the African country of Eritrea.
www.bluegrassdavinci.com /ODP/Regional/Africa/Eritrea/Health   (289 words)

 IRC | The IRC in Eritrea
Eritrea, located in one of the driest parts of Africa, has long struggled with a devastating crisis caused by chronic drought and the 1998-2000 border war with Ethiopia.
The International Rescue Committee began its operations in Eritrea in 2001, administering to a small number of internally displaced people and war-affected populations in the Gash Barka region, the epicenter of the 1998-2000 conflict.
In 2003, IRC shifted its programs to the Debub region, which is part of the Temporary Security Zone along the Ethiopian border.
www.theirc.org /Eritrea   (273 words)

 Eritrea Regional Wars and Conflicts By Topic History Society
Eritrea: Community Library Opens in Adi-TekelezanAllAfrica.com, Washington - Mar 1, 2007The library was built with the collaboration of the Anseba regional administration, the Keren Public Library, the NUEYS branch in the region,...
Eritrea: President Isaias Returns Home After Attending Sub...AllAfrica.com, Washington - Feb 23, 2007In the meeting on February 20 and 21 that was attended by the Presidents of Eritrea, Libya, Sudan and Chad, discussions were conducted regarding...
Eritrea DailyERITREA: STILL IN THE REGIONAL GAME?Eritrea Daily, NJ - Feb 22, 2007WHEN Ethiopia invaded Somalia at the same time as Somalia's Islamists were getting arms from (among others) Eritrea, there were fears that the war in the...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Society/History/By_Topic/Wars_and_Conflicts/Regional/Eritrea   (363 words)

 Eritrea Culture
Eritrea was under the rule of the Aksumite Empire beginning in the fourth century A.D. Christianity was introduced in the highland region of the country at around that time, and the Muslim faith was popularized in the lowlands about 300 years later, sparking conflicts between the two groups over religious differences.
Eritrea was the target of a number of invasions by foreign powers as a result of its strategic coastal location along the Red Sea.
The remaining ethnic groups are the Saho, in the south central and southeastern region; the Hedareb in the northwest; the Bilien in the central section; the Rashaida, who inhabit the northwest; and the Kunama and Nara, who make their homes in the southwest part of the country.
www.traveldocs.com /er/culture.htm   (521 words)

 Eritrea - Country Profile - Hagere Ertra
Eritrea is located in Eastern Africa in the Horn of Africa, to the North of Ethiopia and bordering the Red Sea in Northeast.
Latest UN reports (2005) warned that the humanitarian situation in Eritrea was deteriorating, mainly due to recurrent drought and the protracted stalemate in the peace process with Ethiopia.
Eritrea is a member state of COMESA, an organisation of free independent sovereign states which have agreed to co-operate in developing their natural and human resources for the good of all their people.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/eritrea.htm   (959 words)

 Eritrea - Location & geography
Eritrea is located in North East Africa (between 12° and 18° north, and 36° and 44° east) and includes the Dahlak Archipelago and other islands along the Red Sea coast.
It is bordered by Sudan to the north and west, Ethiopia to the south, Djibouti to the south-east and the Red Sea to the north and north-east.
The major rivers in Eritrea are the Anseba and Barka river flowing north; the Gash and Tekeze rivers on the border with Ethiopia flowing west into Sudan.
home.planet.nl /~hans.mebrat/eritrea-geography.htm   (646 words)

 Eritrea travel guide
Eritrea is bordered on the east by the Red Sea, on the south-east by Djibouti, on the south by Ethiopia, and on the north-west by Sudan, it has an area of 121,144 sq km (46,774 sq mi).
The major cities of Eritrea include the capital and largest city Asmara, the seaports Massawa and Assab, Keren,Nak’fa, Akordat, and Teseney, Dekemhare.
On the southern part of the coastal region live Afar nomads, whose relatives live across the borders in Djibouti and Ethiopia; they are also called the Denakil, after the region that they inhabit the Danakil depression.
www.world66.com /africa/eritrea   (297 words)

 Human Rights Watch: Publications: Africa : Eritrea
Citizens and residents expelled by both Ethiopia and Eritrea during their 1998-2000 border war should be offered repatriation and the restoration of citizenship, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
The 64-page report, “The Horn of Africa War: Mass Expulsions and the Nationality Issue,” recounts the plight of almost one hundred thousand citizens and residents of both countries who were uprooted and deprived of their residence and nationality without a semblance of due process.
During the period of Ethiopian rule in Eritrea (1962-91), a systematic policy of denying educational freedoms to Eritreans was followed.
hrw.org /reports/world/eritrea-pubs.php   (735 words)

 Eritrea - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is bound by Sudan to the west, Ethiopia to the south, Djibouti to the southeast and the Red Sea to the north and northeast.
From 1896 to 1935-36 Eritrea was used a base by the Italians as the main base for invasions into Ethiopia.
On Nov. 14, 1962, Eritrea became a province within the Ethiopian empire and in the same year the Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF) was formed.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/eritrea.htm   (1087 words)

In the central region of Eritrea (Anseba), the regular water sources have fallen dry already, and the people have started digging for water in wells and riverbeds.
This part of the country is threatened by a loss of the early crops that are normally sown between May and July due to the beginning drought.
In the same region, less and less food is available in the markets.
www.eri24.com /news5045.htm   (260 words)

 Holidays in Eritrea - Travelling to Eritrea - Holidays in Eritrea - www.reiswijs.co.uk
The Eritrea 3 Seasons, 3 Millennia and 3km Vertical program derives its name for the diversity of the itinerary: Between the cool highland temperatures, the harvest season in the agricultural area and the perpetual summer conditions of the plains along the Red Sea, there are at least three seasons to enjoy.
A virtual trip to Asmara and Eritrea for those who were born in Eritrea and now live in the Diaspora, for the visitors of Eritrea, for those who stay behind, and those who are just interested.
Influenced by many occupying and neighbouring cultures, Eritrea's cuisine includes fruits and vegetables brought by the Italians, chili peppers from the Turks, European style beer from the British, a traditional bean stew from the Egyptians, and many staples from Ethiopian cuisine.
www.reiswijs.co.uk /destinations/africa/eritrea/eritrea.html   (1227 words)

 Maekel -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Maekel, or Maakel, or the Central region is one of the six regions of Eritrea.
It is the smallest region in area, and contains the major city and national capital, Asmara.
The region is inland, and borders Anseba to the north-west, Northern Red Sea region to the north-east, Southern region to the south, and Gash-Barka to the west.
www.rajputana.com /mediawiki/index.php/Central_Region%2C_Eritrea   (91 words)

 Eritrea, Saho Peoples of | www.30-days.net   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Eritrea was awarded to Ethiopia in 1952 as part of a federation.
Ethiopia's annexation of Eritrea as a province 10 years later sparked a 30-year struggle for independence that ended in 1991 with Eritrean rebels defeating governmental forces; independence was overwhelmingly approved in a 1993 referendum.
Eritrea currently hosts a UN peacekeeping operation that is monitoring a 25 km-wide Temporary Security Zone on the border with Ethiopia.
www.30-days.net /email03/day06.htm   (633 words)

 Eritrea on the Internet
Has an extensive Eritrea page with photographs, audio files of Tigrigna songs, etc. Berhane works with a British association of doctors.
Eritrea's national archives which developed from the pre-independence period Research and Information Centre of Eritrea (RICE).
It is a joint program of the Geneva-based United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) and the Programme for Strategic and International Security Studies, PSIS of the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/eritrea.html   (2633 words)

 Countries of Worldstock
The terrain combines the south flat river plain of the Ganges with a central hill region and rugged Himalayas to the north.
The terrain varies, with a vast central plain, rugged mountains and broad river valleys throughout majestic Alaska, hills and low mountains to the east, and mountainous regions out west.
Home to artisans recognized for their skilled workmanship, creativity, and bold contemporary designs, this country is rich in resources of gold, silver, nickel, platinum, and semiprecious stones.
www.overstock.com /countries1.html   (5700 words)

 Sudan (02/07)
The southern regions are inundated during the annual floods of the Nile River system (the Suud or swamps).
Climate: Desert and savanna in the north and central regions and tropical in the south.
Ultimately in 1983, Nimeiri abolished the southern region, declared Arabic the official language of the south (instead of English) and transferred control of southern armed forces to the central government.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/5424.htm   (6965 words)

An alliance of shires in southeast Meridies (central and southern Georgia).
Cemeteries database drawn mainly from central and central southern England, compiled as part of a PhD thesis, is provided by Jeremy Huggett of Glasgow University.
Serves Central to Eastern PA, Central to Southern NJ, and Northern DE and MD regions.
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=Central_region,_Eritrea   (1399 words)

 Which Way Will Turkmen Gas Flow? - Council on Foreign Relations
Even as nearly 60 percent of this gas-rich, largely Muslim Central Asian country lived in poverty, Niyazov funded lavish projects (Guardian), including an ice palace outside the capital, Ashgabat, and a manmade lake in the middle of a desert.
But the broader importance of the Central Asian energy source was underscored during a near crisis last winter.
This report presents a comprehensive picture of this neglected region and suggests what the United States can do to address the multiple challenges to stability and peace.
www.cfr.org /publication/12303/which_way_will_turkmen_gas_flow.html?breadcrumb=%2Fregion%2F223%2Fhaiti   (941 words)

 Eritrea - Climate   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Upland Eritrea is pleasant all year-round, particularly in the highlands, but from June to September the coastal region is
Land Eritrea is as large as England and has an area of over 46,000 square miles which includes 354 islands off the
Eritrea can be divided into three major zones: the central highlands, the coastal region, and the western lowlands.
denbe.asmarino.com /asmarino/Eritrea/Climate.htm   (403 words)

 LC-American Memory: Places in the News
This ancient fertile region known as Mesopotamia (the land between the rivers), was the site of a number of flourishing civilizations including the Sumerians, the Akkadians, the Babylonians, and the Assyrians.
Mesopotamia fell to the Ottoman Turks in the 16th century and fell under Ottoman administration until the 19th century when it came to constitute the 3 Turkish provinces of Basra, Baghdad, and Mosul.
Baghdad, the capital, is located in central Iraq on the banks of the Tigris River and has a population (5.6 million) slightly smaller than New York, NY (8.1 million).
memory.loc.gov /ammem/gmdhtml/plnews.html   (656 words)

 Drought fears in Eritrea
Rainfall over the central region of Azmera was also expected to be low, while the rest of Eritrea would be dry, except the Debub and Maekal regions in the west central and central parts of the country respectively.
OCHA added that the impact of the failed rains on the majority of Eritreans depending on agriculture and livestock for their livelihood was enormous.
In Debub, and coastal regions of Northern Red Sea and Southern Red Sea, more than 20 villages were dependent on trucked water.
www.eritreadaily.net /documents/thedailynews04/N426041.htm   (664 words)

 Regions of Eritrea - TheBestLinks.com - Asmara, Massawa, Central region, Anseba, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Regions of Eritrea - TheBestLinks.com - Asmara, Massawa, Central region, Anseba,...
Regions of Eritrea, Eritrea, Asmara, Massawa, Central region, Eritrea, Anseba...
Eritrea is divided into 6 regions (capitals follow Tigrinya names in parentheses):
www.thebestlinks.com /Regions_of_Eritrea.html   (70 words)

 SIM People Group Profile: Arsi
The Arsi live in central Ethiopia, mainly on a large central plateau of farmland and wooded area, and extending into a dry, arid Rift Valley region with four lakes.
This region is crossed by a number of rivers, the most notable the Blue Nile, which has its source in Lake Tana, and joins the White Nile at Khartoum, Sudan.
The Rift Valley region however is dry with semi-desert conditions and spotty rainfall.
www.sim.org /PG.asp?pgID=24&fun=1   (641 words)

 WWW-VL: World History Index and History Central Catalogue | The World Wide Virtual Library
Region of Macedonia - Moldavia - Netherlands - Malta - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russia -
This site is the World Wide Web Virtual Library History Central Catalogue is maintained by Serge Noiret at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
Inaki Lopez Martin is co-editor of the project.
vlib.iue.it /history   (722 words)

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