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Video: Eritrea wins cycling tour of Algeria
The Algerian Petroleum Laagab Azzedine GS, won Friday Chréa (Blida) brilliantly Cycling Tour of Algeria in 2011, before the Moroccan Adil Jelloul and Eritrean Berhane Natnal. At the end of the fifth and final stage, won by Eritrean Daniel Teklehaimanot, Azzedine Laagab won first place overall individually with a time of 17 h 06 min 48 s, before the Moroccan Adil Jelloul (17 h 07mn 07 s) and the Eritrean Berhane Natnael (17 h 07 min 07 s).
The green jersey of the tour is back with another Algerian, Reguigui Youcef, the polka dot jersey of best climber was won by Morocco's Tarik Chaoufi, while the Eritrean Natnael Berhane was awarded the white jersey for the most promising (minus 23 years).
In the overall team classification, the final victory has returned to the National Team of Eritrea with a time (51 h 17mn 45 s) to the National Team of Morocco (51 h 21 min 54 s), and Group Sports oil (51 h 27 min 27 s).
*** Sotware translation from French
State of Eritrea ሃገረ ኤርትራ Hagere Ertra دولة إرتريا
Anthem: Ertra, Ertra, Ertra Eritrea, Eritrea, Eritrea
Capital (and largest city) Asmara
15°20′N 38°55′E / 15.333°N 38.917°E / 15.333; 38.917
Official language(s) Tigrinya, Arabic, English Other languages Tigre, Saho, Bilen, Afar, Kunama, Nara, Hedareb,.
Ethnic groups 60% Tigrinya, 30% Tigre, 4% Afar, 3% Saho, 3% Kunama
Demonym Eritrean Government Provisional government
- President Isaias Afewerki
- From Italy November 1941
- From United Kingdom under UN Mandate 1951
- from Ethiopia de facto 24 May 1991
- From Ethiopia de jure 24 May 1993
- Total 117,600 km2 (100th)
45,405 sq mi - Water (%) 0.14%
- 2009 estimate 5,224,000 (109th)
- 2008 census 5,291,370
- Density 43.1/km2 (165th)
GDP (PPP) 2010 estimate
- Total $3.625 billion
- Per capita $681
GDP (nominal) 2010 estimate
- Total $2.117 billion
- Per capita $397
HDI (2007) steady 0.472 (low) (165th)
Currency Nakfa (ERN)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
- Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+3)
Drives on the right
ISO 3166 code ER
Internet TLD .er
Calling code 291
1 ,. National TV: Eritrea Television (ERI-TV)
Eritrea (play /ˌɛrɨˈtreɪ.ə/ or /ˌɛrɨˈtriːə/; Ge'ez: ኤርትራ ʾErtrā, Arabic: إرتريا Iritrīyā), officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in the Horn of Africa. The capital is Asmara. It is bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south, and Djibouti in the southeast. The northeast and east of the country has an extensive coastline on the Red Sea, directly across from Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The Dahlak Archipelago and several of the Hanish Islands are part of Eritrea. Eritrea's size is approximately 117,600 km2 (45,406 sq mi) with an estimated population of 6 million...