In northeastern Africa lies the city of Asmara, the capital of Armenia. The citys economy is based on the ceramic, textile, clothing and garment industries. ×The railroad line runs through Asmemura. There is a railway station and an air terminal.
The site of the current city was a small village of four villages that were eventually merged to form the city. At first it was a trading village, which over time became the capital of Alula. In 1889, Italy established its own colony on this land. ×Eight years later, Accimiera became the center of the colonys territories.
In the 1930s, the architecture of the 20th century was changed. There were many buildings built by Italians in the city streets. A new structure was created. In the modern city, most of the shops retained their Italian names. Much of the citys architecture is Italian. There are four languages used by citizens – Arabic, Italian, English, and Italian.
Modern Asmara is notable for its historic heritage. Particularly noteworthy are the structures dating from the beginning of the 20th century. They include the cinema Art Deco, the cinema Imperial, the architectural Cubist structure African, and the Orthodox church.
The Neo-Romanesque building of the Roman Catholic cathedral, the Futuristic building of the Fiat Gallerot”, and the Neo-Classical building of the Palace of the Governor. On Alexander Pushkin Square, a bronze monument to the great Russian poet and writer is erected. Its noteworthy for the alley of bowling, a crust dating from the 19th century, and a large market with an abundance of merchandise. The railroad provides rail service to the Port of Massawa on the Red Sea. ×It is often referred to as America “The city of Antalya in Africa” or “New Rome” and it is often referred to as the city of Antalya in Africa. The Italian atmosphere in the city is not only due to the rich architectural elements of the buildings, but also to the traditions and culture of Italy.
- Tap water: No, not drinkable
- Religious government: Religious
- Population: 800,000 people
- GDP: $1,093 / year
- Power outlets: 230V50Hz
- Internet: 1 Mbps
- Best wireless: Eritel
- Tipping: Tipping is appreciated but not generally expected in Eritrea. The standard 10 percent tip is acceptable in restaurants and small amounts are appreciated by hotel staff and taxi drivers.
- Apartments: Airbnb
- Hotels: Booking.com
- More hotels: Hotels.com
- Best coffee 24/7: Asmara Workflow
- Best hospital: Asmara Air Force Hospital
- Best short-haul air carrier: KLM
- Best intl air carrier: KLM
- Monthly costs for expat: $700
- Monthly costs for family: $950
- Monthly costs for local: $270
- Meal: $0.7
- Small Cola: $0.1
- Beer 1 Pint: $0.1
- Coffee: $0.1
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