Culture of Eritrea
People in Eritrea speak the Tigrigna, Arabic, and English languages. The linguistic diversity of Eritrea is rather diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Eritrea is 0.653. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 21.3% of Eritrea's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Eritrea.
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Urbanization rate indicates the rate of population shift from rural to urban areas. The urbanization rate of in Eritrea is particularly low, which could be a sign of economic issues. Lack of employment opportunities or urban resources could contribute to low urbanization rates. Countries with low urbanization rates often lack the resources necessary to build functioning urban areas and are comprised largely of rural or undeveloped areas. The rate of urbanization in Eritrea is considered to be 5.4. According to data on inbound tourists in Eritrea, 95,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Eritrea is called 'Ertra, Ertra, Ertra', which in English means 'Eritrea, Eritrea, Eritrea'. It was adopted in 1993. The lyrics have been written by Solomon Tsehaye Beraki and the music has been composed by Isaac Abraham Meharezghi, Aron Tekle Tesfatsion.
Around 2% of the population of Eritrea are obese.
Each year, the people of Eritrea consume 0.6 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 63.6% beer, 0% wine, 0.1% distilled spirits, 36.3% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Eritrea is zigini with injera. Other national dishes include gored gored.