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Description: The Physical Map of Eritrea showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.

Eritrea Facts and Country Information...

Eritrea is a country placed within the horn of the African continent. The north and northeastern borders of the nation are taken up by the Red Sea. The geographic coordinates of the country are 15 degrees north latitude and 39 degrees east longitude. The total area taken up by the country measures in at 124320 square kilometers and 121320 square kilometers of it is land while 4000 square kilometers is occupied by water bodies. 2234 kilometers is the total length of the coastline the nation shares with the Red Sea.

The central part of the country is taken up by the central plateaus which sit about 1800-3000 meters above sea level. The coastal plains are another ecological area of the nation and the west of the country is taken up by low lying plains. The country lacks a perennial river as the rivers flow only during the wet seasons.

Mount Soira at 3018 meters above sea level is the highest natural peak present, whereas Lake Kulul is the lowest point. The Lake rest in the Afar Depression at 75 meters below sea level. Most of the country's highlands are a carry forward from the neighboring nation of Ethiopia which gradually dies out near the coast.

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