Eritrea

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Eritrea is part of:
Africa · Northern Africa ·
Water Basins of Eritrea:
Baraka · Gash · Nile ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Asmara
Neighbouring Countries Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan
Total Area 121,320 km2
  - Water 0 km2 (0.00%) / 0 m2/ha
  - Land 121,320 km2
Coastline 2,234 km
Population 4,401,357 (37 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.442 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA n/a (1995)
Nominal GDPB $1,479 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $700
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF, WB, UNIDO
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 5,835 km2 (4.81%)
     - Arable 5,799 km2 (4.78%)
     - Permanent Crops 36 km2 (0.03%)
     - Irrigated 210 km2
  - Non cultivated 231,430 km2 (95.19%)
Average Annual RainfallD 384 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 6.3 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 0.582 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 95%
  - For Domestic Use 5%
  - For Industrial Use 0%
  - Per Capita 132 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 60%
     - Urban population 74%
     - Rural population 57%
  - Improved Sanitation 9%
     - Urban population 32%
     - Rural population 3%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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News

Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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  3. Eritrea/publications ‎(1,023 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Eritrea/who is who ‎(1,151 views) . . WikiBot
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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Eritrea

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  1. Nile Transboundary Environmental Action Project (NTEAP) ‎(3,725 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Supporting the return/Resettlement of IDP/Expelles to communities, Eritrea ‎(2,175 views) . . WikiBot


Case studies in or about Eritrea

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Nile River Basin ‎(55,053 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. The Nile: Moving Beyond Cooperation ‎(10,780 views) . . Katy.norman


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on Eritrea
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Nile River Basin ‎(55,053 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. The Nile: Moving Beyond Cooperation ‎(10,780 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on Eritrea
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Nile River Basin ‎(55,053 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. The Nile: Moving Beyond Cooperation ‎(10,780 views) . . Katy.norman


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Who is Who

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