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Adi Ra'isi Destination Guide

Delve into Adi Ra'isi in Eritrea!

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Adi Ra'isi in the region of Eritrea (general) is located in Eritrea - some 8 mi (or 13 km) South-West of Asmara, the country's capital.

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Current time in Adi Ra'isi is now 11:36 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Asmara" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Jizan, Abha, Tse'azega, Wekerti, Ts'elot or Kassala. While being here, make sure to check out Ts'e'ada, Sela'i Da'iro, Misgwag, Merhano, Laguyen and Adi Gwa'idad as well. We discovered 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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Videos

Eritrean musician

06:11 min ( September 01, 2009 by Matt Muirhead)
Views: 30,250 - Rating: 5/5

This is a bit of unedited footage from my trip to eritrea a few years ago. I dont know the name of the musician

In the streets of Asmara part 2

08:08 min ( January 19, 2009 by georeiser)
Views: 36,150 - Rating: 4.89744/5

Driving around in the streets of Asmara, Eritrea. For more info: virtualtourist.com/georeiser


In the streets of Asmara part 1

09:03 min ( January 18, 2009 by georeiser)
Views: 31,199 - Rating: 4.71429/5

Driving around in the streets of Asmara, Eritrea. For more info: virtualtourist.com/georeiser

Rainy streelife on Asmara

00:20 min ( January 06, 2008 by Pilotpicture)
Views: 59,951 - Rating: 4.42857/5

On my Layover in Asmara, there was a huge rainshower, wehich shuted down almost every electricity, but cleaned teh streets pretty well. A very unique feeling in a really unique Town


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Interesting facts about this location

Asmara International Airport

Asmara International Airport, formerly known as Yohannes IV International Airport is an airport in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea. In 2004, the airport served 136,526 passengers (+11.8% vs. '03). Asmara Airport has severe capacity restrictions, due to its small terminal, short runway and 1.5 mile altitude. This means that large jet aircraft cannot fly to the airport. Aircraft of this size would need to use Massawa International Airport, on the Eritrean coast.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 15.26, 38.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces, Airports in Eritrea, Buildings and structures in Asmara, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Central and South Africa, World War II desert airfields

Fiat Tagliero Building

The Fiat Tagliero Building in Asmara, capital city of Eritrea, is a Futurist Style service station completed in 1938 and designed by the Italian architect Giuseppe Pettazzi. From the beginning conceived as a simple petrol station, Pettazzi designed a building that resembles an aeroplane. The building consists of a central tower which incorporates the office space and cashiers desk and shop.

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Located at 15.26, 38.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Art Deco architecture, Buildings and structures in Asmara, Futurist architecture, Italian fascist architecture, Modernist architecture, Transport infrastructure completed in 1938

Maekel Region

The Maekel Region (alternate spelling Maakel), known as the Regione Centrale in Italian, is one of the six regions of Eritrea.

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Located at 15.26, 38.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Maekel Region, Regions of Eritrea, States and territories established in 1996

Asmara-Massawa Cableway

The Asmara-Massawa Cableway was built by the Italians in 1938 in Eritrea, with the work done by the Ceretti and Tanfani Italian engineering firm. It connected the port of Massawa with the city of Asmara and ran a distance of some 75 kilometres. It moved food, supplies and war materials for the Imperial Italian Army then conquering Ethiopia. The British later dismantled it in 1941, salvaging the diesel engines during their eleven-year occupation after defeating the Italians in World War II.

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Located at 15.26, 38.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Asmara, Italian East Africa, Massawa, Transport in Eritrea, Vertical transport devices

Asmara

Asmara, known locally as Asmera (meaning "The four made them unite" in Tigrinya) is the capital city and largest settlement in Eritrea. Home to a population of around 649,000 inhabitants, it sits at an elevation of 2,325 metres . The city is located at the tip of an escarpment that is both the northwestern edge of the Eritrean highlands and the Great Rift Valley in neighbouring Ethiopia. Asmara is situated in Eritrea's central Maekel Region.

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Located at 15.26, 38.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Art Deco, Asmara, Capitals in Africa, Maekel Region, Populated places in Eritrea, Red Sea, Regional capitals in Eritrea