in Gash-Barka Region, Eritrea

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Aksum (Unesco heritage, 131 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.186 and 37.083 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 11' 9" and E 37° 4' 58"
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: 09:21 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Asmara
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:17 am and 6:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.850 and -142.267 (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: 2019-08-19 07:23:27

Discover Haykota

Haykota in Gash-Barka Region is a town in Eritrea about 124 mi (or 199 km) west of Asmara, the country's capital city.

Current time in Haykota is now 09:21 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Asmara with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Haykota. The closest airport in Eritrea is Tessenei Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 44 km), 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 131 mi (or 212 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Barentu, Kassala, Keren, Mai-Mne and Mendefera. 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: 31°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 34°C / 93 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1010.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 39% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

31°C (88 °F)
31°C (87 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

32°C (90 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

30°C (87 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

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.


Haykota is a small town in the western Gash-Barka region of Eritrea.

Located at 15.1817, 37.0747 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gash-Barka Region, Populated places in Eritrea

Battle of Syracuse (1710)

The Battle of Syracuse was a naval engagement of the War of the Spanish Succession fought on 9 November 1710, outside the Sicilian port of Syracuse. A French fleet of four ships under the command of Jacques Cassard came to relieve a heavily-laden French merchant fleet that had been blockaded in the Syracuse harbour by a British fleet.

Located at 15.2843, 37.0662 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Naval battles of the War of the Spanish Succession, Conflicts in 1710, Naval battles involving Great Britain, Naval battles involving France

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Haykota.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Aycotal, Haikota, Aicota, Haycota, Aycota, Haykota