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Eritrea Postal Code

Eritrea officially known as the State of Eritrea is a country located in Eastern Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia on the south, Sudan on the west, Djibouti on the southeast, and the Red Sea on the north. Asmara is the capital and the largest city of Eritrea. The other major cities and towns in Eritrea are Keren, Teseney, Mendefera, Agordat, Assab, Massawa, Adi Quala, Senafe, Dekemhare, Segheneyti, Nakfa, Adi Keyh, Barentu, Beilul, Edd, Ghinda, Nefasit, etc.

The official languages of the country in Eritrea are Tigrinya, Arabic, and English. The other spoken languages in Eritrea are Tigrinya, Beja, Tigre, Kunama, Saho, Bilen, Nara, Afar, etc. Eritrea is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like New Year's Day, Orthodox Christmas, Epiphany, Birth of the Prophet, Fenkil Day, Women’s Day, Good Friday, Easter, May Day, Independence Day, Martyrs Day, Eid al-Fitr, Revolution Day, Eid al-Adha, Christmas Day, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.

The official name of the postal service in Eritrea is the Eritrean Postal Service (EPS). The postal service in Eritrea was introduced in 1890 and the name Eritrea Guard Mail was adopted in August 1993. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Eritrea got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.

Land Area

Eritrea has a total land area of 1,17,600 km2, which comes to around a total of 45,400 mi2. The territory of Eritrea is divided into six administrative regions which are further divided into 58 districts. The names of regions in Eritrea are Central, Anseba, Gash-Barka, Southern and Northern Red Sea, and Southern Red Sea. It was further subdivided into cities, municipalities, towns, and villages.

Water Area

Eritrea has major sources of water including groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Eritrea has more than two lakes and a few water bodies. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.


Eritrea contains more than 1769 named mountains. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain is Emba Soira which is about 3,018 meters (9,902 feet). The other major mountains in Eritrea are Soyra, Dega, Amba Mossino, Hammenga, Adi-Hans, Bokale, Amba Debra, Sihat, Amba Terica, Ramlo, Mousa Ali, Gargiabo, Jebel Saloda, Jebel Koreb, Sceccai Reba, Zuburai, Adercale, Debra Maar, Dubbi Alto, etc.

Postal Stamps

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List of postal and courier services in Eritrea :

  • UPS Asmara
  • DHL Service Point
  • Amazon Hub Locker
  • Airborne International Courier
  • Aerospeed Couriers
  • Authorized DHL Express
  • Advance Cargo Services (ACS)
  • UPS Access Point

Eritrea PostalCode
Address format Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery.
The official name of the Eritrea postal service is the Eritrean Postal Service (EPS). The postal service in Eritrea was introduced in 1890 and the name Eritrea Guard Mail was adopted in August 1993.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • What is the capital city of Eritrea?
    Asmara is the capital city of Eritrea.
  • Name the official postal service in Eritrea.
    The official postal service in Eritrea is the Eritrean Postal Service (EPS).
  • How many postal codes are in Eritrea?
    Eritrea has no postal codes.
  • Give the alpha three-letter country code of Eritrea.
    The alpha three-letter country code of Eritrea is ERI.