- Eritrea total area is 124,320 km2 and has a population of about 6 milion people
- Eritrea is situated in a strategically important part of the red sea
- Eritrea is a multi-ethnic country, with around 9 recognizable ethnicity
- Eritrea has an extensive 2,234 km coastline 1,151 km of in coming from its mainland and 1,083 km coming from its 356 islands on the red sea , which is the 6th longest coastline in Africa (Denison and paice , 2007)
Copper, gold, sorghum, textiles, livestock and manufactured goods.
Machinery, Petroleum products, food and manufactured goods