Adi Keyh

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Adi Keyh

ዓዲ ቐይሕ
عدقيح
Town
St. George Church
St. George Church
Adi Keyh is located in Eritrea
Adi Keyh
Adi Keyh
Location in Eritrea
Coordinates: 14°50′N 39°22′E / 14.833°N 39.367°E / 14.833; 39.367
CountryFlag of Eritrea.svg Eritrea
RegionDebub
DistrictAdi Keyh District
Population
 • Total25,000
ClimateBSk

Adi Keyh (Tigrinya: ዓዲ ቐይሕ عدقيح, also Addi Qeyh, Addi Keyh "Red Village") is a market town in Eritrea, lying approximatively 110 kilometers southeast of Asmara. It lies almost 2,500 metres above sea level and has a population of around 40,000 people. They speak Saho, Tigrigna and Arabic languages. The ruins of Qohaito and Toconda lie near the town. Eritrea's College of Science and Arts, which cost $17 million to construct, is located in Adi Keih.

Alternative spellings of its name include: Adi Caie, Addi Caieh, Adi Ciah, Adi Keih, Adi Keyih and Adi Kaie.

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Coordinates: 14°50′N 39°22′E / 14.833°N 39.367°E / 14.833; 39.367