Nefasit

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Nefasit
Town
Nefasit is located in Eritrea
Nefasit
Nefasit
Location in Eritrea
Coordinates: 15°20′00″N 39°03′43″E / 15.33333°N 39.06194°E / 15.33333; 39.06194
Country Flag of Eritrea.svg Eritrea
Region Northern Red Sea
District Ghinda
Elevation 1,700 m (5,500 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 5,000
Climate Cfa

Nefasit (Tigrinya: ነፋሲት? Tigrinya pronunciation: [nɐfasit]), also known as Tappa Nefasit, is a small town in the Northern Red Sea Region of Eritrea. Monastery of Debre Bizen is located at the mountains above.

According to multiple tour groups the stretch between the capital Asmara and Nefasit is the most beautiful in Eritrea . There's a colonial era Italian railway that runs from Asmara.

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Coordinates: 15°20′00″N 39°03′43″E / 15.33333°N 39.06194°E / 15.33333; 39.06194