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Barentu in the region of Gash Barka with it's 15,891 habitants is a place located in Eritrea - some 91 mi (or 146 km) West of Asmara, the country's capital.

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Local time in Barentu is now 12:55 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: Tauda, Massawa, Mek'ele, Keren, Dedda or Kufitale. When in this area, you might want to check out Cona, Barentu and Augana as well. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Barentu District

Barentu Subregion is a subregion in the Gash-Barka Region of western Eritrea. The capital lies at Barentu.

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Located at 15.11, 37.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Eritrea, Gash-Barka Region

Barentu, Eritrea

Barentu is a town in south-western Eritrea, lying south of Agordat. It is mainly inhabited by the Nilotic Kunama people and Nara people. The Nara people leader Shekaray Agaba was the first to build the town umba arenku which it means the white water. It is located in the Gash-Barka Zone of Eritrea. Barentu is the largest town in the Gash-Barka Zone in Eritrea, lying west of Asmara. It is the capital of the Gash-Barka and home of the Nara and Kunama tribe.

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Located at 15.11, 37.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Gash-Barka Region, Populated places in Eritrea, Regional capitals in Eritrea

Aula, Eritrea

Aula is a settlement in Eritrea. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:15|12|N|37|43|E||| |primary |name= }}

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Located at 15.11, 37.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Eritrea

Gash-Barka Region

Gash-Barka is one of the six regions of Eritrea. It is situated in the south-west of the country, bordering the Anseba region to the north, and the Maekel (Central) and Debub (Southern) regions to the east; the county of Sudan lies to the west and Ethiopia to the south. The capital of Gash-barka is Barentu. Other towns include Agordat (the former capital), Molki, Sebderat and Teseney.

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Located at 15.11, 37.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Gash-Barka Region, Regions of Eritrea, States and territories established in 1996