in Northern Red Sea Region, Eritrea

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
16.667 and 38.476 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 16° 40' 2" and E 38° 28' 35"
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: 04:28 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Asmara
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:14 am and 6:26 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: 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

Delve into Nak’fa

Nak’fa in Northern Red Sea Region is located in Eritrea about 97 mi (or 156 km) north of Asmara, the country's capital town.

Current time in Nak’fa is now 04:28 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Asmara with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 6 airports close to Nak’fa. The closest airport in Eritrea is Massawa International Airport in a distance of 91 mi (or 146 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Keren, Asmara, Massawa, Barentu 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: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 41%
Air Pressure 1010.3 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 51% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

27°C (81 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 19th of September 2019

30°C (87 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 20th of September 2019

29°C (85 °F)
26°C (79 °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.

Nakfa, Eritrea

Nakfa is a town in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea.

Located at 16.6667, 38.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Northern Red Sea Region, Populated places in Eritrea, Archaeological sites in Eritrea

Nakfa District

Nakfa Subregion is a subregion in the Northern Red Sea Region of Eritrea. Its capital lies at Nakfa. The district contains the Yob Wildlife Reserve, established in 1959.

Located at 16.6667, 38.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Northern Red Sea Region, Districts of Eritrea

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Nak’fa.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Nacfa, Nakfa, ናቐፋ, Nak’fa