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    In Eritrea in key positions - president, government, police - everybody's the same color. It's a country run by its people. No racial class, everybody feels a part of it.
    — Nipsey Hussle
    Eritreaball, Killing innocent civilians
    ኤርትራ ኤርትራ ኤርትራ፡

    በዓል ደማ እናልቀሰ ተደምሲሱ፡ መስዋእታ ብሓርነት ተደቢሱ።

    Eritreaball, singing its anthem

    Eritreaball, officially the North Koreaball of Africa State of Eritreaball, is a sovereign state and single-party presidential republic/Authoritarian Dictatorship in the Horn of Africa. Its clay is composed of eight subdivisions known as regions, along with the capital Asmaraball, giving it a total area of 45,406 square miles, making it the 105th largest countryball. With a population of 3.62 million as of 2021,[1] Eritreaball is the 118th most populous countryball and one of the very unpopular human migration destinations.

    Its violent nature and lack of cooperation in free trade make it a challenge to be considered any good in any international organizations and alliances. Despite this, it was able to join the UNball and become a member of the African Unionball.

    It has not held a national election since independence. It loves killing people that support its opposition and is considered by some to be the one official countryball worse and more brutal than North Koreaball. The human rights is so terrible that many of Eritreaballs try to escape the country to migrate to Europe and Ethiopiaball. Eritreaball hates this because it is very poor (it actually has the money to give the people a somewhat better life but doesn't because it doesn't care about them). It has no real friends (besides Ethiopiaball because it helps them in a war against rebellious Tigrayball) as it is very insane but the closest thing would probably be a largely inactive terrorist organization.

    In the Arabic language and also in the Italian language Eritrea is a feminine noun. However, like all the others, the character does not have a specific gender (because many other languages, such as English for example, do not usually give gender to countries).

    Its national day is May 24th.

    It was ranked as a lowest countryball in Freedom Press Index in 2021.


    Much of Eritreaball's earliest history dates back to Egyptian times when it was a part of Ancient Egyptian Empireball, in the territory known as the Land of Pwene. Once Ancient Egyptian Empireball died and became irrelevant, the tribes of Ethiopiaball and Israelcube united to form D'mtball, a kingdomball of mixed indigenous and other Semitic origins. D'mtball was founded around the region of Tigrayball, following the years, as it had internal splits, Kingdom of Aksumball united it with Amharaball.

    Eritreaball's territory after the decline of Kingdom of Aksumball became Medri Bahriball, a local Tigray monarchy that would be a constituent entity of Ethiopian Empireball through most of its history. Medri Bahriball would end up occupied by Adal Sultanateball for some time, and this is the origins of Eritreaball kebab removing spirit. After Ethiopian Empireball defeated Adal Sultanateball in war and retook Medri Bahriball, Ottoman Empireball started to come near Eritrean territories and started a long period of disputes between Ethiopia and the Ottomans for the area.

    Medri Bahriball was an important trade post in the region, Portugalball described it as a descendant of Kingdom of Aksumball. When new war between started between Adal Sultanateball and Ethiopian Empireball, Medri Bahriball mostly aided Ethiopian Empireball, with Portugalball using its ports to arm Amharaballs.

    Ottoman Empireball was upset with it and in the middle of the century tried to get more territories in Eritreaball, but ended up defeated and Medri Bahriball became loyal to Ethiopian Empireball again, together, they removed kebab, with Ottoman Empireball withdrawing definitely from Eritrean territory. Since then, Ethiopian Empireball has been regarded as the first country in history to ever remove kebab.

    For many many years Medri Bahriball remained in the process it had been in: aid Ethiopian Empireball in removing kebabs, such as the Sultanate of Aussaball of Afarball. Finally change came in the 19th Century. Ethiopian Empireball had a Tigray Emperor, Yohannes IV, and after he was crowned, internal conflicts between Tigrayball clans started, with Medri Bahriball allying with Khedivate of Egyptball and Ottoman Empireball against Ethiopian Empireball.

    At this time, Kingdom of Italyball started to expand to the region and exercise influence, Medri Bahriball allied with the Italians and fought on their side against Mahdist Sudanball to consolidate territorial domain. Kingdom of Italyball then tried to do their first intervention in Eritreaball but were defeated by Ethiopian Empireball in the Battle of Dogali, resulting later in Tigrayballs loyal to the Emperor occupying Medri Bahriball.

    Kingdom of Italyball started doing deals within Ethiopiaball in order to sabotage Emperor Yohannes, notably with Negus Menelik of Shewa, that received Italian weapons to rebel against him. However, following the death of the Emperor in the war against Mahdist Sudanball, Menelik didn't have to wage war to siege power, Kingdom of Italyball then took the opportunity to occupy Eritreaball. Ethiopian Empireball then signed a treaty that allowed Kingdom of Italyball to occupy those territories as their leaders were still loyal to Yohannes, and that's how Eritreaball stopped being Medri Bahriball and became Italian Eritreaball.

    As Emperor Menelik took control of Ethiopian Empireball, Tigrayballs almost accepted an Italian proposal to invade Ethiopian Empireball to topple him down. However, they realized Kingdom of Italyball was just using them to conquer all of Ethiopian Empireball, so Tigrayballs allied with Menelik against Kingdom of Italyball during the First Italo-Ethiopian War. In the first year of the war, they tried to drive the Italians out of Eritreaball in a rebellion launched by Dejazmach Bahta, but they were defeated. After it, Kingdom of Italyball moved on to invade Ethiopian Empireball and this time was the one who got defeated.

    After the war, Ethiopian Empireball and Kingdom of Italyball mutually recognized their borders, with Emperor Menelik not invading Italian Eritreaball. Kingdom of Italyball then could finally do stuff on its colony. During WW1, Kingdom of Italyball recruited many native Eritreanballs to fight on their fronts. Their rule would last until WW2, where Kingdom of Italyball invaded Ethiopian Empireball in a violent war using machine guns, airplanes, and even poison gas, creating Italian East Africaball that was composed by Ethiopiaball, Eritreaball and Somaliaball with the exception of French Somalilandball and British Somalilandball.

    Then, UKball had beaten Kingdom of Italyball during the East African campaign and placed Eritreaball under British military administration and allied forces so its fate could be determined. In the absence of administration of Eritreaball's statues, UKball's administration continued for the remainder of WW2 until 1950 when UNball passed a resolution with the agreement of UKball formulating the creation of an autonomous Eritreaball within the restored Ethiopian Empireball. In 1952, Eritreaball became independent from UKball and was made an autonomous part to Ethiopian Empireball.

    In 1961, a war in Eritreaball started, with Eritreaball being fully annexed in 1962 by Ethiopian Empireball after a separatist movement called ELF started to attack the Ethiopian army. The ELF was mostly made by former members of the colonial army of Italian Eritreaball that were still loyal to it. While the unionist sentiment with Ethiopiaball was strong in Eritreaball, as Ethiopian Empireball didn't improve the region through the years, it failed to secure support from Eritreanballs, therefore the ELF had some growth. The ELF would be supported by Arab Leagueball in opposition to Ethiopian Empireball's friendship with Israelcube.

    During the 70s, the ELF had become more leftist and this angered the most conservative members, so a split happened, with the formation of a socialist faction known as the EPLF. The two factions started to fight each other for the leadership of Eritreaball independence movement, and the EPLF emerged victoriously, they had received aid from Cubaball. With the beginning of Dergball, the situation in Eritreaball was likely to improve, with Eritrean commander Aman Andom assuming the leadership of the Derg. However, after he got purged following internal conflicts inside of the organization, separatists in Eritreaball used that as a pretext to start a new insurgency. Just like those in Tigrayball, they would become part of the Hoxhaist and Maoist opposition to the government, that later started a period of terrorism and ended up purged and split into different factions.

    Both the TPLF of Tigrayball and the EPLF looked after PSR Albaniaball and Chinaball for help as Soviet Unionball backed Dergball. But they showed to have few ideological affiliations and started to relate with USAball and UKball that wanted to sabotage Dergball, in this period they to get a lot of weapons and financial aid. The war in all of Ethiopiaball got worse in this time as a consequence of the Ogaden War, Dergball couldn't exercise direct power in most of Eritreaball, so it spent most of the period between the end of the 70s and half of the 80s trying to crush the separatists, but had no major success.

    In the end of the 80s Soviet Unionball announced it would stop supporting PDR Ethiopiaball (the successor of Dergball) war efforts. Following the end of the Cold War, the opposition front to PDR Ethiopiaball known as EPRDF took control of Addis Abababall and overthrew the communist leader Mengistu Haile Mariam. As the EPLF had backed them and was a close ally of the TPLF that dominated the coalition, they started to engage in independence talks in 1991 under the supervision of the USAball, that had been backing its independence efforts. In 1993 following a referendum under the supervision of the UNball that was overwhelmingly in favor of independence, Eritreaball gained its independence with former combatant Isaias Afwerki becoming the president. The EPLF became the PFDJ, the party that currently dominates Eritreaball politics.

    However, it all started wrong for the newly independent state. First, because a huge economic crisis emerged after Ethiopiaball changed the style of the money that Eritreaball was flooded in and following the war it had with Yemenball, who stole the clay in the Hanish Islands, without trade because of the war and no money in the treasury Eritreaball became one of poorest nations in the world, with huge inflation. Following the years Eritreaball felt like everyone was trying to sabotage it and take its territory, he also felt abandoned by those who pretended to care about it like USAball. A lot of internal struggles happened in the 90s and it ended with the war against Ethiopiaball in 1998, increasing its deadly hatred and giving origin to the conflict between the two countries that would persist until 2018. The bad experience of the time significantly shaped Eritreaball's current personality.

    The 2000s were also difficult for Eritreaball, the economic situation got worse and it started to be isolated and blocked from most trade organizations. The countries around it such as Ethiopiaball, Sudanball and Djiboutiball in which he went to war in 2008 all would have some sort of border skirmishes with Eritreaball, even Egyptball managed to find problems with it. As if it was not enough, Gulf countries such as UAEball, Saudi Arabiaball and Qatarball all plotted against Eritreaball as they have interests in controlling the straits of Aden in Yemenball.

    Eritreaball grew increasingly paranoid and more isolated from the world, and the government started to take some insane internal measures, resulting in a migrant crisis, Eritrean citizens will try to escape the country in hopes of getting something better but will most likely end up doing horrible services in Europe and the Gulf countries, or in detention camps in Israelcube. EUball also started to crackdown on Eritrean citizens that were sending money to the country, worsening everything as there was no foreign currency in the country anymore. On top of that, ethnic and religious problems started to appear in the country, being fomented by Ethiopiaball and others, and there is a real risk of the country's Balkanization.

    As of 2018, with the changing of government in Ethiopiaball, Eritreaball made peace with it and solved the border issues, now relations between the two are very good. Friendship with Ethiopiaball allowed Eritreaball to normalize and start friendly relations with Somaliaball and Djiboutiball as well. This is all very important to Eritreaball, as finally they are having good relations with its neighbours, the Horn of Africa is finally seeing some peace and cooperation.

    Eritreaball now is backing its ally Ethiopiaball in the Tigray Military Intervention, as they hate the TPLF for what happened in the past few decades when they ruled Ethiopiaball. Eritreaball also has also seen some discreet improvements within all these years, with its capital city Asmaraball being the main example.

    Personality Traits

    Eritreaball is not too bad of a countryball as it seems (though is not loyal enough to anyone other than itself to prove it) when you are friendly with them, that usually tries to find ways to show off its incredible strength. It is misunderstood, as it wants to protect itself from ending up like Somaliaball. The countryball usually interacts with other regional countryballs, mainly those fairly close to the Arabian peninsula. It stays away from what Ethiopiaball does, and it is clear to tell that is because Eritreaball's parent, Ethiopiaball, somewhat hates Eritreaball to a likely extent. This is due to weakness caused by the relevance of Eritreaball as well as the fact that since the relevance of Eritreaball, it has widely been mocked by all the other countryballs who really buy USAball and EUball's propaganda, but some countryballs see it as a stronk ball that dosen't need to economically rely on others or simp to the west. Eritreaball is very similar to North Koreaball but without much military power. Many of their civillians have some military experience, due to it being mandatory for them to attend military camp after high school.

    Flag Colors

    Main Colors

    Color Name RGB CMYK HEX
    Dark Pastel Green 11, 172, 35 C94-M0-Y80-K33 #0BAC24
    Medium Candy Apple Red 235, 4, 51 C0-M98-Y78-K8 #EB0433
    Tufts Blue 60, 140, 220 C73-M36-Y0-K14 #3C8BDC

    Emblem Colors

    Color Name RGB CMYK HEX
    Ripe Mango 251, 197, 36 C0-M22-Y86-K2 #FBC724

    Relationships (ዝምድናታት)

    Friends/Closest allies (በጣም የቅርብ አጋሮች)

    • Italyball - My parent. It accepts my immigrants and fed me spaghetti, now we're pretty friends. It was one of the first countries to recognize me! During its occupation, I experienced a great economic boom.
    • Ethiopiaball - Former enemy. Now we get along with each other very well. We plan to integrate our arms in order to cooperate against the parasites in Tigrayball. We also share the same culture and we eat injera together. Our people really love each other too.
    • Chileball - It is just like me, we both take our neighbors' coastlines. You take the land after independence while I take the land when gained independence.
    • Tiffany Haddish - My condolences for your late father, thanks for attending my 28th independence day back in 2019, and I gave you citizenship in return. She had peace with my dictator living in the country and has nice foreign relations. She gibs aid and supports dictatorship, our best celebrity.
    • Cameroonball - It and I don't recognize Palestineball as a real country
    • Chinaball - We trade a lot.
    • Russiaball - New friend, I support them on Crimeaball and they give me support! In return, I support Putin on the crisis in Ukraine. And I say it again: There's no war between them!
    • Somaliaball (After 2015) - My pirate brother who I am now friends with. We were part of the Same empire.

    Neutral (ገለልተኛ)

    Any countryball that hates ISISball and Yemenball.

    • North Koreaball - Can into isolation like me, and we have a similar government, and its military has helped out mine but we're not really friends yet because it's scared of me...?
    • Turkmenistanball - Similar personalities, and we have trading roots.
    • Floridaball - American version of me, our personalities are similar.
    • African Unionball - Helped me get independence from Ethopiaball, but also imposed sanctions on me, our relations can improve now.
    • Iranball - We started diplomatic relations, both like Ethiopiaball and hate that backstabbing burger imperialist, but why do you believe in a religious sect that my dictatorship does not recognize?
    • UAEball - I hate it for plotting against me in 2012, but thanks for the help fighting against Tigrayball.
    • Israelcube - We kept cordial relations, since it hates Yemenball, and doesn't apply sanctions on me. But stop putting my people into detention camps and giving asylum to the opposition. I also do not recognize Palestineball and so does Cameroonball too.

    Enemies (ጸላእቲ)

    • Djiboutiball - Has no diplomatic relations with me. Gib clay!
    • Jamaicaball - You made a religion out of worshipping an idol who did starvation and tortured to my country.
    • Saudi Arabiaball - Plotted against me in past and still didn't apologize.
    • UNball - REMOVE SANCTIONS!!!
    • USAball - Aided me to get independence, but then left me alone and backed with Ethiopiaball, also gave sanctions and said I was a threat. You also sanctioned ETHIOPIA??? Together, #Nomore, NO MORE AGAINST BURGER IMPERIALISM! Outside of ISISball, I hate them.
    • EUball - Filthy sanction applier!
    • Sudanball - This guy funds Islamic terrorists in my clay! ALSO, F*CK OFF FROM MY BORDERS!!
    • Palestineball - We used to be allies, but you sided with that poor ass hell kebab!!! But be grateful I spared your wretched life as my dictator supported your self-determination and independence.[2]
    • Lebanonball - It hates me for not recognizing Yemen's kebab helper that Ethiopia recognizes. At least you also like Iran just like that Yemeni helping dickhead above.
    • Tigrayball - Train wreck of a sibling, we were allies once, but it betrayed me. I support Ethiopiaball against you. No independence for you!
    • Iranian Azerbaijanball - Stupid flag stealer.
    • Zaireball - It was arguing with Rwandaball during the First Congolese War so I decided to lend a hand in overthrowing its president, REMOVE MOBUTU!!
    • Ukraineball - CRIMEA BELONGS TO RUSSIA, AND STOP SAYING THAT THEY INVADED YOU!! I mean, there's not war between them! Am I right?
      • : Yeah :)
    • EVIL BALL - He would not let me have independence and forced me to be a peasant in it for centuries. NEVER COME BACK AGAIN!
    • Somaliaball (before 2015) - You make fun of me for being corrupt. Look at you. Even our parent didn't help you.


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