in Northern Red Sea Region, Eritrea

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Aksum (Unesco heritage, 86 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.323 and 39.059 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 19' 23" and E 39° 3' 33"
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: 01:50 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Asmara
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:55 am and 6:44 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: 4,2 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: 2021-05-11 08:35:04

Discover Nefasīt

Nefasīt in Northern Red Sea Region is a town in Eritrea a little east of Asmara, the country's capital city.

Current time in Nefasīt is now 01:50 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Asmara with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 7 airports near Nefasīt. The closest airport in Eritrea is Asmara International Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 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 86 mi (or 138 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Asmara, Mendefera, Massawa, Keren and Mai-Mne. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 22%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 28% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Wednesday, 12th of May 2021

23°C (74 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 13th of May 2021

23°C (74 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Friday, 14th of May 2021

24°C (74 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Videos from this area

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

Timket (Epiphany) celebration in Asmara Eritrea Part 1

Published: January 28, 2010
Length: 52:02 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: EndaMariam

Timket celebration in Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church January 2009 (2001). ናይ ኤርትራ ኦርቶዶክስ ተዋህዶ ቤተክርስቲያን አከባብራ በዓል ጥምቀት...


Published: May 24, 2009
Length: 40:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Streamer1122

Radio EYSC April 12 Urgent call

Published: April 12, 2015
Length: 17:31 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: EYSC Eritrea

Radio EYSC (Eritrean Youth Solidarity for Change) every Sunday 8:30PM Asmara Time.

*SC14081Z - L' AKAT

Published: March 19, 2015
Length: 47:00 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Articolo 9 della Costituzione

ISTITUTO ITALIANO OMNICOMPRENSIVO DI ASMARA (ERITREA) Partecipazione al concorso Articolo 9 della Costituzione. Cittadinanza attiva per superare la crisi attraverso la cultura e il patrimonio.

film The Cars #3

Published: October 25, 2009
Length: 01:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Streamer1122

kudus giyorgis eritrean orthodox tewahdo mezmur

Published: April 27, 2010
Length: 36:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: samuelandat


road to massawa 1

Published: June 11, 2009
Length: 16:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: sleddog2882

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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.


Nefasit is a small town in the Northern Red Sea Region of Eritrea.

Located at 15.3333, 39.0619 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Eritrea

Debre Bizen

Debre Bizen is the best-known monastery of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church. Located at the top of Debre Bizen the mountain (825 meters) near the town of Nefasit in Eritrea. Its library contains many important Ge'ez manuscripts.

Located at 15.3333, 39.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Christian monasteries in Eritrea, Christian monasteries established in the 14th century, Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Religious organizations established in the 1350s

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Nefasi, Tappa Nefasit, Nefasīt