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Massawa Destination Guide

Explore Massawa in Eritrea

Massawa in the region of Semēnawī Kʼeyih Bahrī with its 23,100 inhabitants is a town in Eritrea - some 39 mi or ( 63 km ) North-East of Asmara , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Massawa

Current time in Massawa is now 12:29 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Asmara " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Al Hudaydah, Jizan, Abha, Nauret, and Mek'ele. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Al Hudaydah . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Massawa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


New Asmara Massawa Road

0:27 min by GualVue
Views: 10490 Rating: 5.00

Filfil selemuna-shebah road ..

Eritrea Tha Land of sahaba Migration Part 1

2:53 min by crawlingboy
Views: 6064 Rating: 4.20

Eritrea Tha Land of sahaba Migration is documentary about newly born country of africa. ..

Eritrea - A Train Above The Clouds

5:01 min by TubeExpression
Views: 4284 Rating: 4.75

Imagine riding an age old steam locomotive through one of the most ancient lands in the world. From the Pearl of The Red Sea to above the clouds @ 4:00 , about 2394 m (7854 ft). I'd call it the Train ..

Massawa Trip - Reportage [ ትግርኛ ]

33:14 min by TubeExpression
Views: 1262 Rating: 5.00

Eri-TV journalists takes us around Massawa. WATCH MORE VIDEOS - LINK: SUBSRIBE - LINK: ..

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Interesting facts about this location

1921 Massawa earthquake

The 1921 Massawa Earthquake was a seismic movement that took place off the coast of Massawa, Eritrea on 1921-08-14. The first aftershock after the initial earthquake was of similar magnitude. Significant damage was caused to the harbour at Massawa with a number of deaths reported. After shocks were felt as far away as Asmara and Dekemhare

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 15.61 39.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1921 earthquakes, Earthquakes in Eritrea, Massawa, Red Sea

Massawa District

Massawa Subregion is a subregion in the Northern Red Sea Region of Eritrea. Its capital lies at Massawa.

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Located at 15.61 39.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Districts of Eritrea, Massawa, Northern Red Sea Region

Massawa International Airport

Massawa International Airport is an international airport in Massawa, a major city in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea.

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Located at 15.68 39.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Airports in Eritrea, Massawa


Dogali is a town in eastern Eritrea. Situated near Massawa, it became famous for the Battle of Dogali, on January 24, 1887, between Italy and Ethiopia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 15.60 39.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Populated places in Eritrea

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Massawa