50% CHRISTIAN POPULATION
6 COMMUNITIES ASSISTED
- Population: 7,166,803 inhabitants
- Official languages: Tigrinya, Arabic, English
- Languages spoken: Kunama, Afar, Bilen, Saho, Nara and other Cushitic languages.
- Government type: One-party Republic (Isaias Afwerki)
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Eritrea and the Eastern Christians
The principal religion of Eritrea is Sunni Islam (50 %) followed by the Orthodox religion (30 %). Catholics represent 13 % of the population. Religious freedom is not assured in Eritrea.
Our projects in Eritrea
In Eritrea, l’Œuvre d’Orient supports schools and orphanages, and renovates churches and parish buildings.
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