Synonyms for dahlak_kebir or Related words with dahlak_kebir
Examples of "dahlak_kebir"
The dwarf population on
island might also qualify as a subspecies.
The Sultanate of Dahlak was an Arab Muslim sultanate founded in 702 on
is the largest island of the Dahlak Archipelago. Situated in the Red Sea off of the coast of Eritrea, it was formerly called "Dahlak Deset".
has a population of around 2,500 people speaking Dahlik. Its major industries include fishing, sea cucumber collection and tourism.
Nakura or Nokra is an Eritrean island in the Dahlak Archipelago situated west of
. Nakura has an area of 6.44 km², and reaches a height of 48 meters.
Other inhabited islands of the district, besides
are: Dhuladhiya, Dissei, Dehil (Dohul), Erwa, Harat, Hermil, Isra-Tu, Nahaleg (Nahleg), Nora (Norah) and Shumma, although only Dissei, Dehil and Nora are permanently inhabited.
Dahlak Subregion consists of two large and 124 small islands. Only four of the islands are permanently inhabited, of which
is the largest and most populated. The islands are a home for diverse marine life and sea-birds, and attract some tourists.
The village of
lies on the west of the island and is known for its ancient cisterns and necropolis, dating from at least AD 912. It is also known for its fossils. Other features of the island include pre-Islamic ruins at Adel, wildlife and mangrove swamps. Ferries link the island with Massawa and several smaller islands.
Dahalik (ዳሃሊክ "[haka (na)] dahālík", "[language (of)] the people of Dahlak"; also Dahaalik, Dahlik, Dahlak) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken exclusively in Eritrea. Its speech area is off the coast of Massawa, on three islands in the Dahlak Archipelago:
, Nora and Dehil. It has around 2,500 to 3,000 speakers.
The function of the National Museum of Eritrea is to promote Eritrean history, both within the country and abroad. It also aims to investigate new archaeological sites, and to explore the country's history. In 1996, Eritrea's central government nominated the following six sites to be considered as UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Adulis,
, Matara, Nakfa and Qohaito.
Insoll is an active field archaeologist having directed archaeological fieldwork in Gao and Timbuktu in Mali,
in Eritrea, Gujarat in western India, the Tong Hills of northern Ghana, Bilad al-Qadim in Bahrain, and currently in the Harar region of eastern Ethiopia. He has also participated in field projects in Rakai district in Uganda, on Pemba Island, in Koma Land in northern Ghana, and in the Mursi area of south-west Ethiopia.
Soemmerring's gazelles is native to the Horn of Africa. It lives in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and South Sudan. However, it is extinct in Sudan. They inhabit open steppes with brush and acacia, as well as steppes with few trees. At some point in history, a Soemmerring's gazelle population became isolated on
island in the Dahlak Archipelag, where the gazelle actually developed a dwarf form of the larger mainland races.
Only four of the islands are permanently inhabited, of which
is the largest and most populated. Other islands of the archipelago are Dhuladhiya, Dissei, Dohul (Dehil), Erwa, Harat, Harmil, Isra-Tu, Nahaleg, Nakura, Nora (Norah) and Shumma, although only Nora and Dohul are permanently inhabited, besides the main island. The islands are home to a diverse marine life and sea-birds, and attract an increasing number of tourists. Residents of the archipelago speak Dahlik, an Afro-Asiatic language of the Semitic branch, and maintain a traditional way of life including fishing and herding goats and camels. The islands can be reached by boat from Massawa and are popular with scuba divers and snorkellers.
The Buri Peninsula is an area of land in the Ghela'elo Subregion of Eritrea, that juts out into the Red Sea. To its west lies the Gulf of Zula, also known as Annesley Bay, with the village of Arafali at its head. To the north of the peninsular is the Massawa Channel and a group of islands, the Dahlak Archipelago, the largest and closest to the mainland being
. To the east of the peninsula lies Howakil Bay, a broad bay, scattered with islands, the largest of which is Howakil Island, and to the south lies a ridge of low hills. The peninsula is generally low and undulating, composed of larva flows at the southern end and granite at the north. It is about long and wide, with a constriction wide in the middle. Further inland to the south are volcanic hills, some conical and others located on ridges, with small sandy plains between them. The highest mountains on the peninsula is Mount Abdur near the west coast and Mount Dureli near the tip. There is a large salt-water lagoon near the middle. Much of the coast is fringed with reefs.
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