Eritrea

The United Nations awarded Swedesurvey the contract for the provision of aerial photography and orthophotos in relation to the region in which the delimited boundary between Ethiopia and Eritrea was to be determined in support of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission. Colour aerial photography in the scale 1:25 000 and orthophotos along the future delimited boundary between the two countries were produced. The services provided included a digital terrain model.

Country area: 
117 600 sq.km.
Country inhabitants: 
Tigrinya 50%, Tigre 40%, Afar 4%, Saho 3%, Kunama 3%
Country language: 
Tigrinya, Arabic
Country capital: 
Asmara
Country currency: 
Nakfa (ERN)