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Mendefera in the region of Debub with it's 17,781 habitants is a place located in Eritrea - some 32 mi (or 51 km) South of Asmara, the country's capital.

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Local time in Mendefera is now 12:33 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Asmara" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Jizan, Abha, Tera-Emni, Sibi'a, Massawa or Azernahadis. When in this area, you might want to check out Ziban Una, Mefalso, May Libus, Kudo-Felasi, Igri Mekel and Mendefera as well. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Mendefera

Mendefera, formerly Adi Ugri, is the capital city of the Debub Region of Eritrea. The name Mendefera derives from the high hill in the center of the city and is a source of pride to Eritreans. It means 'no one dared' and is a reminder of the fierce resistance put up by the local people to the Italian colonialism.

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Located at 14.89, 38.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Aksumite cities, Debub Region, Populated places in Eritrea, Regional capitals in Eritrea

Debub Region

Debub Region, also known as the Southern Region, is a region of Eritrea. It lies along a portion of the national border with Ethiopia.

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Located at 14.89, 38.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Debub Region, Regions of Eritrea, States and territories established in 1996

Debarwa

Debarwa is a market town in central Eritrea. It is situated about 25 kilometers south of the capital Asmara, and has a population of about 25,000 inhabitants. It is the capital of the Debarwa district (Tsilima) in the Debub ("Southern") administrative region (one of five in Eritrea).

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Located at 14.89, 38.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Debub Region, Populated places in Eritrea

Eritrean–Ethiopian War

The Eritrean–Ethiopian War took place from May 1998 to June 2000 between Ethiopia and Eritrea, forming one of the conflicts in the Horn of Africa. Eritrea one of the world's poorest countries, and Ethiopia one of the oldest—spent hundreds of millions of dollars on the war, and suffered tens of thousands of casualties as a direct consequence of the conflict, which resulted in minor border changes.

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Located at 14.89, 38.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:1998 in Eritrea, 1998 in Ethiopia, 1999 in Eritrea, 1999 in Ethiopia, 2000 in Eritrea, 2000 in Ethiopia, Conflicts in 1998, Conflicts in 1999, Conflicts in 2000, Eritrea–Ethiopia border, Eritrea–Ethiopia relations, Permanent Court of Arbitration cases, Territorial disputes of Eritrea, Territorial disputes of Ethiopia, Wars involving Eritrea, Wars involving Ethiopia, Wars involving the states and peoples of Africa

Geography of Eritrea

Eritrea is located in the Horn of Africa and is bordered on the northeast and east by the Red Sea, on the west and northwest by Sudan, on the south by Ethiopia, and on the southeast by Djibouti. The country has a high central plateau that varies from 1,800 to 3,000 meters (to ft) above sea level. A coastal plain, western lowlands, and some 350 islands comprise the remainder of Eritrea's land mass. Eritrea has no year-round rivers.

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Located at 14.89, 38.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Eritrea