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Nakfa (ERN) is the currency in Eritrea

Facts about Nakfa

  • Country:
    Eritrea
  • Currency:
    Nakfa
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    ERN
  • Short for the currency:
    Nfk
  • Currency subunits:
    100 cents

The nafka is the currency used in Eritrea. It was introduced in 1997 replacing the Ethiopian birr. The nafka comes in 6 coins and 6 banknotes from 1 - 100 nafka.

Where is Eritrea?


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Eritrea is located in east Africa with coastal line to the Red Sea. The country was formed in 1890 as an italian colony but was controlled by Ethiopia until 1991 when Eritrea declared independancy. Eritrea is very poor country and the economy is largely dependant on foreign aid.

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