in Debub Region, Eritrea

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Aksum (Unesco heritage, 69 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.075 and 39.055 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 4' 31" and E 39° 3' 19"
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: 01:18 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Asmara
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:55 am and 6:44 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: 4,2 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: 2021-05-11 08:35:04

Delve into Mets’alu

Mets’alu in Debub Region is located in Eritrea about 20 mi (or 32 km) south-east of Asmara, the country's capital town.

Current time in Mets’alu is now 01:18 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Asmara with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Mets’alu. The closest airport in Eritrea is Asmara International Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 29 km), North-West. 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 69 mi (or 111 km).

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 22%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 28% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Wednesday, 12th of May 2021

23°C (74 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 13th of May 2021

23°C (74 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Friday, 14th of May 2021

24°C (74 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

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.


Dekemhare is a town in Eritrea, lying south east of Asmara. Developed by the Italians as an industrial center, it became a large scale industrial and transportation city, known for its vineyards but was largely destroyed in the Eritrean War of Independence.

Located at 15.0667, 39.0333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Dekemhare, Debub Region, Populated places in Eritrea

Dekemhare District

Dekemhare Subregion is a subregion in the Debub (Southern) region of Eritrea. Its capital lies at Dekemhare.

Located at 15.0667, 39.0333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Debub Region, Dekemhare, Districts of Eritrea

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Fortino Mezalu, Mets’alu