Asmara City Profile

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Asmara __ "Asmara grew from four villages founded in the twelfth century. Originally, it is said, there were four clans living in the Asmara area on the Kebessa Plateau: Gheza Gurtom, Gheza Shelele, Gheza Serenser and Gheza Asmae." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

Asmara: Africa's Art Deco Capital - TIME __ "Most African cities can be dangerous after dark; some are perilous even by day. Not so Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, and one of the prettiest and most architecturally alluring places on the continent." A brief article. - illustrated - From -,9171,588912,00.html 

Asmara Airport - Airport Fact Sheet __ Basic airport information and flight information. - from -
Asmara, Eritrea News __ "Local news for Asmara, Eritrea continually updated from thousands of sources on the web." - From -

Asmara Eritrea Travel and photos __ Gallery of large photos of Asmara. - illustrated - From -


Asmara - History of Asmara __ "Although it would be easy to think of Asmara, the Eritrean capital, solely as an Italian built colonial city, its origins actually reach back some 700 years." Plus links to additional pages on the website covering a wide range of information about the city. - illustrated - From -
Asmara Map - Satellite images of Asmara __ "Google maps Asmara gazetteer. Complete list of google satellite map locations in Asmara, Eritrea." - From -

Asmara photos __ A great collection of Asmara photos including historic pictures, art deco architectural features, monuments, schools and much more. All an excellent text and annotations. - illustrated - From -

Asmara pictures __ Gallery of annotated click-to-enlarge pictures of Asmara. - illustrated - From -

Asmara Travel Guide __ "Asmara is the capital of Eritrea. It is located some 60 km inland at an altitude of 2432 meters. It is a lot cooler and more pleasant than Massawa on the coast." Asmara maps, sights, history, Asmara photos and more. - illustrated - From -

Eritrea: The paradoxes of Asmara, is this Tuscany or Africa? __ Asmara is often cited as the most beautiful capital city in Africa. Learn some of the reasons why. - From -

Google Map of Asmara __ Zoomable map/satellite view of Asmara, the national capital of Eritrea. - From -

number 47 - asmara « Duck Duck Book __ While this is a book review for "Asmara : Africa’s secret modernist city," there is quite a bit of information to be found within the review itself. - From -

population of Asmara 2010 __ Asmara population figure - From -

What is Asmara's City Profile __ You will find a brief article about the capital of Eritrea. - From -

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