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Highlands Around Asmara, Eritrea | by Eric Lafforgue
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Highlands Around Asmara, Eritrea

Eritrea is a country in the Horn of Africa and a former Italian colony; the capital is Asmara and is bordered by Sudan, Ethiopia, and Djibouti, the country has more than 1,000 km of coastline on the Red Sea; from 1961 until 1991, Eritrea had fought a long war of independence against Ethiopia; there are 65 miles of road between Asmara and Massawa, it was built under italian times, and it winds down from an altitude of 2 438 m to sea level, going through valleys, deserts and the bush


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Taken on May 25, 2005