Afabet

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Afabet
Town
Afabet is located in Eritrea
Afabet
Afabet
Location in Eritrea
Coordinates: 16°11′N 38°41′E / 16.183°N 38.683°E / 16.183; 38.683
Country Flag of Eritrea.svg Eritrea
Region Northern Red Sea
District Afabet

Afabet (Tigrinya: ኣፍዓበት?) is a town in northern Eritrea.

Overview[edit]

Afabet is the capital of the Afabet district.

It is the site of the Battle of Afabet, which took place during the Eritrean War of Independence. The city is still surrounded by trenches, but has been largely rebuilt.

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Coordinates: 16°11′N 38°41′E / 16.183°N 38.683°E / 16.183; 38.683