Agordat

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Agordat (also Akordat or Ak'ordat, Ge'ez ኣቆርዳት) is the former capital of the now defunct Barka province of Eritrea. It lies in the west of the country on the Barka River. An important market town, it is home to a large mosque. This town was the last major town along the Eritrean Railway to Massawa through Asmara. The line continued on through to Bishia its terminus. The local economy is reliant on passing traders moving between Asmara and Kessela in the Sudan.

Coordinates: 15°33′N 37°53′Ede:Agordat

Agordat

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