Asmara is the capital of Eritrea. Asmara was made the capital of the country during colonial rule in 1897 by Governor Martini. Asmara has tropical steppe (semi-desert) climate and fertile highlands around the city.
- ↑ History of Asmara Asmera.nl
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Brian G. Boniface, Christopher P. Cooper (2005). Worldwide Destinations: The Geography of Travel and Tourism. Guilford Press, p326. ISBN 0750659971.