in Southern Red Sea Region, Eritrea
- Historic Town of Zabid (Unesco heritage, 91 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 13.009 and 42.739 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 13° 0' 33" and E 42° 44' 21"
- 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: 08:20 PM (Friday)
- Timezone: Africa/Asmara
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:50 am and 6:23 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -14.811 and -138.841 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
Delve into Assab
Assab in Southern Red Sea Region with it's 21,300 habitants is located in Eritrea about 302 mi (or 485 km) south-east of Asmara, the country's capital town.
Current time in Assab is now 08:20 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Asmara with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Assab. The closest airport in Eritrea is Assab International Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 12 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 Historic Town of Zabid in Yemen at a distance of 91 mi (or 147 km).
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dhubab, Mawza`, Al Khawkhah, Ash Shuqayrah and Maqbanah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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.
Assab or Aseb is a port city in the Southern Red Sea Region of Eritrea. It is situated on the west coast of the Red Sea.
Assab International Airport
Assab International Airport is an international airport in Assab, the capital of the Southern Red Sea region of Eritrea.
Southern Denkalya District
Southern Denkalya Subregion is a subregion in the Southern Red Sea Region of Eritrea.
Assab District is a district in the Southern Red Sea region of Eritrea.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Assab.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Assab, Aseb, عصب, ASA, Baia di Assab, ዓስብ, ‘Aseb, 阿萨布