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Explore Keren in Eritrea.

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Keren in the region of Ānseba with it's 74,800 inhabitants is a place in Eritrea - some 44 mi (or 71 km) North-West of Asmara, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Keren

Current time in Keren is now 02:13 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Asmara" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Yigi'ar, Surto, Massawa, Mek'ele, Iaholluf or Al Qadarif. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tantarua, Muscia, Mendad, Megarih, Keren and Fredarb. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Keren- into the countryside Mandy_karl's...

02:12 min ( December 03, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Preview of Mandy_karl's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vi...

Keren - Eritrea by World On Communicatio...

06:27 min ( February 01, 2009 by wocmultimedia)
Views: 15,172 - Rating: 4.83333/5

This is an excerpt from the 35 minute videoguide about Keren (Eritrea). The complete viedoguide shows: The journey from Asmara to Keren, Adi Teklezan, Keren downtown, the artisanal market and the anim...


Idris Mohammed Ali - Shamatki

06:58 min ( October 27, 2012 by Faca na Caveira)
Views: 40 - Rating: 0/5

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Keren

The Battle of Keren (Cheren) was fought as part of the East African Campaign during World War II. The Battle of Keren was fought from 5 February to 1 April 1941 between the colonial Italian army defending its colonial possession of Eritrea and the attacking British and Commonwealth forces. In 1941, Keren was a town located in the Italian colony of Eritrea. Keren was of strategic importance to both the Italian and the British forces.

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Located at 15.78, 38.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1941 in Ethiopia, 1941 in Italy, Battles and operations of World War II, Battles and operations of World War II involving Italy, Battles involving Ethiopia, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Conflicts in 1941, Eritrea in World War II, Ethiopia in World War II, Italy in World War II, Middle East theatre of World War II

Keren, Eritrea

Keren (formerly Cheren) is the second largest city in Eritrea. It is situated about 91 kilometers northwest of Asmara, at an elevation of 1,390 meters from sea-level. The town sprawls on a wide basin surrounded by granitic mountains on all sides. It serves as the capital of the Anseba region, and is home to the Bilen ethnic group.

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Located at 15.78, 38.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Anseba Region, Populated places in Eritrea, Regional capitals in Eritrea

Elabered District

Elabered Subregion is a subregion in the Anseba Region of northern Eritrea. Its capital lies at Elabered. {{#invoke: Navbox | navbox }}

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Located at 15.78, 38.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Anseba Region, Districts of Eritrea

Hagaz District

Hagaz Subregion is a subregion in the Anseba Region of northern Eritrea. Its capital lies at Hagaz.

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Located at 15.78, 38.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Anseba Region, Districts of Eritrea

Geleb District

Geleb Subregion is a subregion in the northwestern Anseba Region of Eritrea. Its capital lies at Geleb. {{#invoke: Navbox | navbox }}

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Located at 15.78, 38.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Anseba Region, Districts of Eritrea