in Northern Red Sea Region, Eritrea

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Aksum (Unesco heritage, 78 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.260 and 38.734 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 15' 35" and E 38° 44' 3"
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: 04:30 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Asmara
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:13 am and 6:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.830 and -140.896 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2019-09-17 07:22:30

Explore Himbirtī

Himbirtī in Northern Red Sea Region is a city in Eritrea about 14 mi (or 23 km) south-west of Asmara, the country's capital.

Local time in Himbirtī is now 04:30 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Asmara with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Himbirtī. The closest airport in Eritrea is Asmara International Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), East. 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 78 mi (or 126 km).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Asmara, Mendefera, Keren, Mai-Mne 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: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 1010.7 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 61% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

28°C (82 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Thursday, 19th of September 2019

31°C (88 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 20th of September 2019

29°C (85 °F)
27°C (80 °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.


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 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Debub Region, Populated places in Eritrea

Dairo Paulos

Dairo Paulos (alternatively Da'iro P'awlos or Dahro Caulos) is a village on the outskirts of Asmara, Eritrea. The name means "Fig of Paul" and is reported to refer to a characteristic tree of the area and a founder of the village. There is a small reservoir near the town. Dairo Pawlos is now on a transit line of the municipality of Asmara near the Asmara International Airport.

Located at 15.2781, 38.8697 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Eritrea

Berikh District

Berikh Subregion is a subregion in the Maekel (Central) Region of Eritrea. The capital lies at Berikh.

Located at 15.3321, 38.7671 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Maekel Region, Districts of 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 3 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 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Maekel Region, Districts of Eritrea


Hazega is a small village in Central Eritrea located in the former province of Hamasien. It is located approximately 12 miles (16 km) north-west from the capital city, Asmara, and 35 miles (56 km) south-east of Keren. It is an entirely Christian village inhabited by the Tigrinya speaking people of Eritrea. The village is located some kilometres west of Emba Derho close to the Anseba river and east of Tsazega at an altitude of 2323m.

Located at 15.3667, 38.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in 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 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Asmara, Buildings and structures in Asmara, Dams in Eritrea

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Himberti, Hinbirtī, Himbirte, Himbirtī