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Northern Red Sea Region

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Northern Red Sea Region

Northern Red Sea Zone
Zoba Semienawi Keyih Bahri
Zoba
Northern Red Sea Region in Eritrea
Northern Red Sea Region in Eritrea
Country Eritrea
Capital Massawa
Government
 • Administrator Osman Mohammed Omar
Area
 • Total 27,800 km2 (10,700 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 897,454
 • Density 32/km2 (84/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code ER-SK

The Northern Red Sea Region of Eritrea is one of the country's six regions. It lies along the northern three quarters of the Red Sea, and includes the Dahlak Archipelago and the coastal city of Massawa.

Location

The Northern Red Sea Region borders the Anseba, Maekel (Central) and Debub (Southern) regions to the west, and the Southern Red Sea Region to the east. It has an area of around 27,800 km². The lowest point in Eritrea, Lake Kulul, is in this region.

Districts

The region also includes the following districts:

References

  • GeoHive


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