Maekel

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Central Zone (Zoba Ma'akel)
Image:Eritrea Central.png
Administration type Zoba
Administrator Semere Russom
Capital Asmara
Population 538,749
Surface Area 1,300 km²

Maekel, or Maakel, or the Central region is one of the six regions of Eritrea. It is the smallest region in area, and contains the major city and national capital, Asmara. The region is inland, and borders Anseba to the north-west, Northern Red Sea region to the north-east, Southern region to the south, and Gash-Barka to the west.

Much of the architecture in the region reflects the Italian colony that it was from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.

The region also includes the following districts:

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Regions of Eritrea
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Anseba | Central | Gash-Barka | Northern Red Sea | Southern | Southern Red Sea

Coordinates: 15°20′N 38°55′E

Maekel

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