Segeneiti

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Segheneytī
ሰገነይቲ or ሠገነይቲ (Tigrinya); سخناتي (Arabic)
Segheneyti, scuola delle suore.JPG
Segheneytī is located in Eritrea
Segheneytī
Segheneytī
Location in Eritrea
Coordinates: 15°03′10″N 39°11′14″E / 15.05278°N 39.18722°E / 15.05278; 39.18722
Country Flag of Eritrea.svg Eritrea
Region Debub
District Segeneiti
Climate BSk

Segheneytī (sometimes anglicized as Segheneity and known also as Saganeiti, Seganeiti, Seganeyti, Segeleyti, Segeneyti, Segeneytī, Segheneiti)[1] is a small town in the Southern Region of Eritrea. The town lies on the road between Asmara and Senafe.

In the Tigrinya language its name is ሰገነይቲ,[2] ሠገነይቲ in the older orthography.[3]

In Arabic it is called سخناتي.

Religion[edit]

It is the seat of a bishopric, the Eparchy of Segheneyti, a suffragan of the Archeparchy of Asmara, the metropolitan see of the Eritrean Catholic Church.

Some minority Muslims live near the shopping center.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 15°03′10″N 39°11′14″E / 15.05278°N 39.18722°E / 15.05278; 39.18722