in Northern Red Sea Region, Eritrea
- Aksum (Unesco heritage, 114 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 15.608 and 39.475 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 15° 36' 29" and E 39° 28' 28"
- 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: 04:37 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Asmara
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:14 am and 6:01 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -15.830 and -140.896 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,3 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: 2019-10-15 07:21:15
Delve into Massawa
Massawa in Northern Red Sea Region with it's 23,100 habitants is located in Eritrea about 41 mi (or 65 km) north-east of Asmara, the country's capital town.
Current time in Massawa is now 04:37 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Asmara with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 5 airports close to Massawa. The closest airport in Eritrea is Massawa International Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 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 114 mi (or 183 km).
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Asmara, Mendefera, Keren, Mai-Mne and Barentu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 91 °F
|Morning Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Evening Temperature||31°C / 88 °F|
|Night Temperature||30°C / 86 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Thursday, 17th of October 2019
32°C (90 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 18th of October 2019
33°C (91 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Saturday, 19th of October 2019
33°C (91 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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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
Massawa Subregion is a subregion in the Northern Red Sea Region of Eritrea. Its capital lies at Massawa.
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These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Massawa.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Massawah, Masawa, Massau, Massowa, Mitsewa, Massaua, Massowah, Mesewa, Massawa, Mitsiwa’e, ምጽዋ, مصوع, Μασάουα, Massaoua, מאסאווה, MSW, マッサワ, მასაუა, 마사와, Masava, मासावा, Maçuá, Массауа, Mits’iwa, ምጽዋዕ, Massava, Массава, מאסאווע, 马萨瓦