in Northern Red Sea Region, Eritrea

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Aksum (Unesco heritage, 113 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.625 and 39.421 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 37' 30" and E 39° 25' 16"
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: 01:33 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Asmara
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:00 am and 6:56 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: 2019-07-15 07:22:53

Discover Hit’imlo

Hit’imlo in Northern Red Sea Region is a city in Eritrea about 38 mi (or 61 km) north-east of Asmara, the country's capital city.

Local time in Hit’imlo is now 01:33 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Asmara with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 5 airports in the vicinity of Hit’imlo. The closest airport in Eritrea is Massawa International Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 7 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 113 mi (or 183 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Massawa, Asmara, Mendefera, Keren and Mai-Mne. 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: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 22%
Air Pressure 1008.6 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 62% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Sunday, 21st of July 2019

34°C (93 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Monday, 22nd of July 2019

33°C (91 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2019

29°C (84 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

New Asmara Massawa Road

Published: December 17, 2008
Length: 50:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: S.S. Juana A

Filfil selemuna-shebah road.

Massaua 2003

Published: April 09, 2015
Length: 41:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Silvio Niccolai

12 mesi d'incanto.

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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.

Massawa International Airport

Massawa International Airport is an international airport in Massawa, a major city in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea.

Located at 15.6833, 39.3681 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Massawa, Airports in Eritrea

1921 Massawa earthquake

The 1921 Massawa Earthquake was a seismic movement that took place off the coast of Massawa, Eritrea on 1921-08-14. The first aftershock after the initial earthquake was of similar magnitude. Significant damage was caused to the harbour at Massawa with a number of deaths reported. After shocks were felt as far away as Asmara and Dekemhare

Located at 15.6092, 39.4453 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Massawa, Earthquakes in Eritrea, 1921 earthquakes, Red Sea

Massawa District

Massawa Subregion is a subregion in the Northern Red Sea Region of Eritrea. Its capital lies at Massawa.

Located at 15.6092, 39.4453 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Massawa, Northern Red Sea Region, Districts of Eritrea


Dogali is a town in eastern Eritrea. Situated near Massawa, it became famous for the Battle of Dogali, on January 24, 1887, between Italy and Ethiopia.

Located at 15.6017, 39.3056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Eritrea

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Otumlo, Hitmulo, Hit’imlo