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Assab
عصب
ዓሰብ
City
Church of St.Michael, Assab
Church of St.Michael, Assab
Assab is located in Eritrea
Assab
Assab
Location within Eritrea
Assab is located in Horn of Africa
Assab
Assab
Location within the Horn of Africa
Assab is located in Africa
Assab
Assab
Location within Africa
Coordinates: 13°00′28″N 42°44′28″E / 13.00778°N 42.74111°E / 13.00778; 42.74111
CountryFlag of Eritrea.svg Eritrea
RegionSouthern Red Sea
DistrictSouthern Denkalya
Elevation
16 m (52 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total20,222
ClimateBWh

Assab or Aseb (Tigrinya: ዓሰብ, Arabic: عصب) is a port city in the Southern Red Sea Region of Eritrea. It is situated on the west coast of the Red Sea. Languages spoken in Assab are predominantly Afar, Tigrinya, and Arabic.[1] Assab is known for its large market, beaches and nightlife.

Assab
Map of southern Eritrea and the city of Assab, 1894
  1. ^ Falola, Toyin; Jean-Jacques, Daniel (14 December 2015). Africa: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society [3 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society. ISBN 9781598846669.

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Italian Eritrea

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Eritrea. The first Italian establishment in the area was the purchase of Assab by the Rubattino Shipping Company in 1869, which came under government control...

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Assab Subregion

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Assab Subregion is a district in the Southern Red Sea region of Eritrea. Assab City Coordinates: 13°01′N 42°44′E / 13.017°N 42.733°E / 13.017; 42.733...

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Eritrea

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1869 or 1870, the ruling local chief sold lands surrounding the Bay of Assab to the Rubattino Shipping Company. The area served as a coaling station...

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Ethiopian Navy

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training facilities; the naval air station and naval academy were at Asmara; Assab was the site of a naval station, enlisted training facilities, and a repair...

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Assab volcanic field

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Italy primarily in northeast Africa. It began with the purchase in 1869 of Assab Bay on the Red Sea by an Italian navigation company which intended to establish...

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Vichy France

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given an ultimatum, the blockade was tightened and the Italian garrison at Assab was defeated by an operation from Aden. For six months, Nouailhetas remained...

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Italian East Africa

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Mogadishu and Addis Ababa - Assab. 900 km of railways were reconstructed or initiated (like the railway between Addis Ababa and Assab), dams and hydroelectric...

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Afar people

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then colonized between European powers: Italy forms Italian Eritrea with Assab and Massawa, and France the French Somaliland in Djibouti, but the inland...

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Ethiopia

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1007/978-1-4039-8158-5_5 "1940 Article on the special road Addis Ababa-Assab and map (in Italian)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April...

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List of cities by average temperature

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved 14 September 2016. "Assab Climate Normals 1961–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

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List of oil refineries

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construction) Egyptian Refining Co.ERC Mostorod,Egypt (80,000bbl/d) Assab Refinery (Assab Refinery), 17,500 bbl/d (2,780 m3/d) Port Gentil Refinery (Sogara)...

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Kingdom of Italy

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creating the colony of Italian Eritrea. The Eritrean ports of Massawa and Assab handled trade with Italy and Ethiopia. The trade was promoted by the low...

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Eritrean Navy

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Ministry.  Israel Gabriel SSM  Soviet Union SS-N-2 Styx SSM Massawa - Naval HQ Assab - ship repair facility Embaticalla - former marine commando training school...

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Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

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Khartoum EgyptAir Cairo Emirates Dubai–International Eritrean Airlines Asmara, Assab Ethiopian Airlines Abidjan, Abuja, Accra, Amman–Queen Alia, Antananarivo...

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Red Sea Air

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owned 40% of the airline, which operated domestic routes between Asmara, Assab and Massawa. Red Sea Air had a fleet of BAC 1-11s The airline operated from...

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Italian Ethiopia

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Addis Ababa and Massaua, the Addis Ababa – Mogadishu and the Addis Ababa – Assab. the Italians built more than 4,500 km of roads linking the country beyond...

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Asmara International Airport

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Caproni 133 of the Italian Ala Littoria. Additionally, a regular Asmara-Assab- Mogadishu commercial route was started in summer 1935, with an Ala Littoria's...

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Afar Region

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Its capital is the planned city of Semera, which lies on the paved Awash–Assab highway. The Afar Triangle, the northern part of which is the Danakil Depression...

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Denkalia

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1996, when it was divided between present day Northern Red Sea and Southern Red Sea regions of Eritrea. Its capital was Assab. Regions of Eritrea v t e...

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Derg

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Liberation Front had gained control of all of Eritrea except for Asmara and Assab in the south. The Soviet Union, mired in its internal turmoil, could no...

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Addis Ababa

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the direction of Dessie. Initially intended to connect Italian occupied Assab with Addis Ababa in the Italo-Ethiopian Treaty of 1928, the road was considered...

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Southern Red Sea Region

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along the southern half of the Red Sea, and contains the coastal city of Assab. It borders the Northern Red Sea Region, and has an area of around 27,600 km2...

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Eritrean War of Independence

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EPLF fighters to enter the city. The last battle took place on May 25 in Assab, when the EPLF defeated the last remnants of government loyalists. The former...

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Giuseppe Sapeto

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1862, Sapeto returned to Africa, and in November 1869 he bought the bay of Assab on behalf of Raffaele Rubattino's shipping company, which with the transfer...

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Eritrean coastal desert

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is sparsely populated with the only town of any size the small port of Assab in Eritrea. Grazing of livestock has reduced the natural vegetation, there...

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Conchiglie

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the African lands: tripoline (Tripoli), bengasine (Bengasi), assabesi (Assab), and abissine (Abissinia). In 2021, after an outcry in objection to pasta...

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History of Eritrea

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’70, the then ruling Sultan of Raheita sold lands surrounding the Bay of Assab to the Rubattino Shipping Company. The area served as a coaling station...

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Palestinian National Security Forces

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Ethiopian National Defense Force

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Revolutionary Armies, the Third (TRA) being responsible for the provinces of Assab, Tigray, Wello, Gondar, and Gojjam. The very small Fourth Revolutionary...

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Italian Empire

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October 2016. "Assab Climate Normals 1961–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved March 8, 2015. "Klimatafel von Assab (Aseb) / Eritrea"...

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strait, since Cornelius Gallus had established a garrison at Arsinoe (near Assab, Eritrea) on the Ethiopian shore. The expedition consists of 10,000 troops...

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located in the Barbra region, but it was located in the heart of Axum, Assab. Periplus mentions that Avalites was the first port in the Barbar region...

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