Flag of Eritrea

The Eritrea flag is a gold emblem in a red triangle, flanked on the top and bottom by green and blue triangles. The used colors in the flag are blue, green, red, yellow. The proportion of the Eritrea flag is 1:2. The Flag of Eritrea was adopted in 1993. The first use of the current flag design was in 1993. The last change to the current Eritrea flag design was in 1995.

Flag of Eritrea

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Flag proportion

Ratio 1:2


  • First flag usage: 1993
  • Adoption current flag: 1993
  • Last change flag: 1995

Flag colors


About Eritrea


5 352 000


45 406 sq mi
117 600 km2

Population density

118 sq mi
46 km2

Country information

Country: Eritrea
Continent: Africa
Official languages: English, Tigrinya, Arabic
Capital: Asmara (Asmera)
Government: One-party presidential republic
Border length: 1 010 miles / 1 626 km
Neighbouring countries
Djibouti: 68 miles 109 km
Ethiopia: 567 miles 912 km
Sudan: 376 miles 605 km

The Eritrea flag is the flag of the country named Eritrea. Eritrea is located in continental Africa. Eritrea has 3 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Eritrea is 1 010 mi/ 1 626 km. Eritrea border neighbours and border lengths are: Djibouti: 109 km, Ethiopia: 912 km, Sudan: 605 km.

5 352 000 people are living in Eritrea, a country stretching over 45 406 sq mi/ 117 600 km² (14.12% water). The population density in Eritrea is of 118 per sq mi/ 46 people per km². The official language of Eritrea is English, Tigrinya, Arabic. The capital city of Eritrea is Asmara (Asmera). Eritrea is a One-party presidential republic.

The currency in Eritrea is the Eritrean nakfa Nfk (ERN). UTC (standard time) in Eritrea is UTC+03:00 and UTC+03:00 in summer. Eritrea has the unique two-letter country code, ER (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is ERI, and its three-digit country code is 232. The calling code for Eritrea is +291.




Eritrean nakfa Nfk (ERN)


CET: UTC+03:00
CEST: UTC+03:00


Internet TLD: ER
Three-letter country code: ERI
Three-digit country code: 232
Calling code: +291