Asmara, capital of Eritrea, 2,340 m above sea level on the steep edge of the Ethiopian highlands, (2014) 775,000 residents; Seat of the Patriarch of the Eritrean Orthodox Church and a Catholic bishop; University (founded in 1958; full university status since 1968); National Museum, Opera House; Commercial center of a coffee-growing area; Brewery, textile factory; international Airport.
The city center is characterized by numerous buildings from the Italian colonial era in the style of Art Deco, neo-Romanesque, neoclassicism and futurism (e.g. Cinema Impero, Fiat Tagliero Building). In 2017 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Asmara developed into a city at the end of the 19th century, became the capital of the Italian colony of Eritrea in 1897 and has been the capital of Eritrea since its independence in 1993.
- Abbreviation: ASM
- Country: Eritrea
List of Asmara Acronyms
The most commonly used abbreviations for Asmara is ASM which stands for Asmara. In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Asmara, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.
|Asmara||ASSEMBLY||Asmara Eritrea Asmara Internationalyohannes Iv|
|Asmara||ASM||Asmara Eritrea Asmara Internationalyohannes Iv|