Foro

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This article is about the town in Eritrea. For the enigmatic Eocene bird genus from North America, see Foro (bird).
Foro
Town
Foro is located in Eritrea
Foro
Foro
Location in Eritrea
Coordinates: 15°15′33″N 39°37′16″E / 15.25917°N 39.62111°E / 15.25917; 39.62111
Country Flag of Eritrea.svg Eritrea
Region Northern Red Sea
District Foro

Foro (Tigrinya: ፎሮ?) is a town in the Northern Red Sea region (Zoba Semienawi Keyih Bahri) of Eritrea.

Overview[edit]

A small city located near the coast, Foro was built at the confluence of the Haddas, Aligide and Comaile rivers. In the 1960s, there was significant agricultural development on its alluvial plains.[1]

The Aksumite ruins of Adulis are situated about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) to the east.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Killion, Tom (1998). Historical Dictionary of Eritrea. The Scarecrow Press. ISBN 0-8108-3437-5. 
  2. ^ Denison, Edward; Edward Paice (2007). Eritrea (Fourth ed.). Bradt Travel Guides. p. 174. ISBN 978-1-84162-171-5. 

Coordinates: 15°15′33″N 39°37′16″E / 15.25917°N 39.62111°E / 15.25917; 39.62111