Overview - Eritrea

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Capital:Asmara
Area:121,320 km²
Population:4,786,994 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Afar, Arabic, Tigre and Kunama, Tigrinya, other Cushitic languages.
Religion(s):Muslim, Coptic Christian, Roman Catholic, Protestant
Ethnic Group(s):Tigrinya - 50%, Tigre and Kunama - 40%, Afar - 4%, Saho - 3%, others 3%.