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The Eritrean Nakfa

If you are iterested in Eritrean coins, perhaps you would also be interested in the book Ethiopia: Travels of a Youth available here. It includes many topics on Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Eritrea, independent from Ethiopia since 1991, lies long and narrow along the southwestern coast of the Red Sea.... It is made up of dry, searingly hot deserts and pleasant fertile mountain valleys....

Eritreans are about equally divided between Muslim and Christian. They speak several languages, the dominant being Tigrinya and Arabic. Many also speak English, as you can see on their money. There is no official language....