Nefasit

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Nefasit

نفاسيت
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
CountryFlag of Eritrea.svg Eritrea
RegionNorthern Red Sea
DistrictGhinda
Elevation
1,700 m (5,500 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total5,000
ClimateCfa

Nefasit (Arabic: نفاسيت‎, 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 occasionally runs from Asmara.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Nefasit
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 25.1
(77.2)
26.0
(78.8)
27.5
(81.5)
28.6
(83.5)
29.7
(85.5)
30.3
(86.5)
27.0
(80.6)
26.7
(80.1)
28.5
(83.3)
27.5
(81.5)
25.6
(78.1)
24.7
(76.5)
27.3
(81.1)
Average low °C (°F) 8.9
(48.0)
9.6
(49.3)
11.1
(52.0)
12.7
(54.9)
14.5
(58.1)
16.8
(62.2)
16.6
(61.9)
17.3
(63.1)
15.6
(60.1)
12.8
(55.0)
10.6
(51.1)
9.5
(49.1)
13.0
(55.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 65
(2.6)
71
(2.8)
48
(1.9)
54
(2.1)
41
(1.6)
26
(1.0)
125
(4.9)
126
(5.0)
39
(1.5)
58
(2.3)
45
(1.8)
68
(2.7)
766
(30.2)
Source: Climate Data


References[edit]

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