Eritrea Country Quiz

🇪🇷 Can you guess these facts about the country of Eritrea?
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
First submittedAugust 15, 2019
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Major sea Eritrea borders
Red Sea
The name "Eritrea" comes from "Erythraea", an ancient name for the above sea.
What language did this name come from?
Greek
European country that colonized Eritrea between 1882–1936
Italy
Capital of Eritrea
Asmara
Nickname of that city, based on architecture from its colonial period
The Little Rome
Peninsula that Eritrea is part of
Horn of Africa
Country from which Eritrea became independent in 1993
Ethiopia
Largest country Eritrea borders
Sudan
Smallest country Eritrea borders
Djibouti
Asian country located just 38 km away
Yemen
Most commonly-spoken language
Tigrinya
Ancient kingdom that covered most of the territory of Eritrea from 100–940 AD
Aksum
Eritrea is the only African country whose political system is officially a ___-_____ state
One-Party
Eritrean cuisine is often served on injera, which is a type of spongy ____
Bread
Type of animal that appears on the national emblem
Camel
Most of the Christians in Eritrea belong to this branch of Christianity
Oriental Orthodox
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Level 46
Mar 19, 2020
It should say, "Which sea borders eritrea?"
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Level 82
Jun 4, 2020
The cool answer "nakfa" doesn't appear anywhere on this quiz. :)
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Level 79
Jun 4, 2020
Thank you for refining the question about Eritrea's political system. I almost said something about it, but I didn't want to be "that guy." :-)
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Level 68
Jun 6, 2020
I'm surprised by how few people know 'Tigrinya' but know a seemingly random ancient kingdom. Very curious.
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Level 56
Jun 6, 2020
surprisingly easy but a cool quiz nonetheless :)
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Level 39
Sep 18, 2020
Could you consider accepting "pancake" or "crepe" for injera? If it's the same injera they have in Ethiopian restaurants, it's definitely closer to a pancake than to bread. Thanks!