in Southern Red Sea Region, Eritrea

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Location Summary
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: 03:44 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Asmara
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:34 am and 6:12 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.811 and -138.841 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Eritrea in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,2 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: 2023-02-06 08:07:33

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 03:44 PM (Monday). 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 62%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Strong breeze with 22 km/h (14 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 11% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 7th of February 2023

27°C (81 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Broken clouds, strong breeze.

Wednesday, 8th of February 2023

26°C (78 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 9th of February 2023

25°C (77 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

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.

Located at 13.0167, 42.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Assab, Regional capitals in Eritrea, Southern Red Sea Region, Populated places in Eritrea, Port cities in Eritrea, Russian and Soviet Navy bases, Port cities and towns of the Red Sea

Southern Denkalya District

Southern Denkalya Subregion is a subregion in the Southern Red Sea Region of Eritrea.

Located at 13.0167, 42.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Red Sea Region, Districts of Eritrea

Assab District

Assab District is a district in the Southern Red Sea region of Eritrea.

Located at 13.0167, 42.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Red Sea Region, Districts of Eritrea

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Assab, Aseb, عصب, ASA, Baia di Assab, ዓስብ, ‘Aseb, 阿萨布