Ghinda

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ghinda
جندع

ጊንዳዕ
Town
The Ghinda horizon.
The Ghinda horizon.
Ghindaجندع is located in Eritrea
Ghindaجندع
Ghinda
جندع
Location in Eritrea
Coordinates: 15°27′N 39°05′E / 15.450°N 39.083°E / 15.450; 39.083Coordinates: 15°27′N 39°05′E / 15.450°N 39.083°E / 15.450; 39.083
Country Flag of Eritrea.svg Eritrea
Region Northern Red Sea
District Ghinda
Climate Aw

Ghinda (Arabic: جندع‎) is a town in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea. It is situated in the Ghinda Subregion, and lies between Asmara and Massawa.

Overview[edit]

Ghinda is a major fruit and vegetable growing area and a centre for Tigre Muslims. It lies near the springs of Sabarguma. The citrus plantations were originally planted by Carlo Cavanna, an Italian from Centenaro who directed the construction of the Eritrean Railway, the first railway in Italian Eritrea.

See also[edit]

References[edit]