in Debub Region, Eritrea

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Aksum (Unesco heritage, 67 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.097 and 38.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 5' 48" and E 38° 49' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Nakfa - ERN
Spoken languages:
Afar, Arabic, Tigrinya
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:40 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Asmara
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:13 am and 6:21 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.830 and -140.896 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Eritrea in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Eritrea.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Eritrea. Last Update: 2019-09-19 07:22:38

Delve into Dbarwa

Dbarwa in Debub Region is located in Eritrea about 18 mi (or 29 km) south of Asmara, the country's capital town.

Current time in Dbarwa is now 08:40 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Asmara with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Dbarwa. The closest airport in Eritrea is Asmara International Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Aksum in Ethiopia at a distance of 67 mi (or 108 km).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mendefera, Asmara, Mai-Mne, Keren and Massawa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 32°C / 89 °F
Evening Temperature 32°C / 89 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 1010.8 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 66% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 23rd of September 2019

28°C (82 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 24th of September 2019

28°C (83 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 25th of September 2019

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

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.

Located at 15, 39 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of 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.

Located at 15, 39 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wars involving the states and peoples of Africa, 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 Ethiopia, Territorial disputes of Eritrea, Wars involving Ethiopia, Wars involving Eritrea


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).

Located at 15.1, 38.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Debub Region, Populated places in Eritrea

Ghala Nefhi District

Ghala Nefhi Subregion is a subregion in the Maekel (Central) region of Eritrea. Its capital lies at Ghala Nefhi.

Located at 15.2494, 38.7842 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Maekel Region, Districts of Eritrea

South Western District, Eritrea

South Western Subregion is a subregion in the Maekel (Central) region of Eritrea.

Located at 15.205, 38.832 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Maekel Region, Districts of Eritrea

2010 Eritrean–Ethiopian border skirmish

The 2010 Eritrean–Ethiopian border skirmish was an armed skirmish between soldiers of the Eritrean and the Ethiopian armies fought at the border town of Zalambesa after Eritea claimed that Ethiopian forces crossed the border. The Ethiopian Government claimed Eritrea was trying to cover up an internal crisis by implicating Ethiopia.

Located at 15, 39 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2010 in Eritrea, 2010 in Ethiopia, Conflicts in 2010, Eritrea–Ethiopia border, Territorial disputes of Ethiopia, Territorial disputes of Eritrea

Mai Nefhi

Mai Nefhi (Tigrigna for "water dam") is both a location near Asmara, Eritrea and the dam after which it was named. The Mai Nefhi dam, constructed prior to Eritrean independence, is the main water source for Asmara. The dimensions of the dam are such that it is large enough to sustain the total population of Asmara. Baarda village is located nearby. Eritrea Institute of Technology, the only technical university in the country is located 500m away from Mai Nefhi.

Located at 15.2523, 38.7838 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Asmara, Buildings and structures in Asmara, Dams in Eritrea

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Deebaroa, Dibarwa, Dubaruba, Debarwa, Debaroa, Dbarwa