P1 is a challenging mountain road in Eritrea
P1is the name of a challenging mountain road on the boundary of Central and Northern Red Sea regions of Eritrea.
The road is totally paved. It’s 111 km (68.97 miles) long, running west-east from Asmara (or Asmera), the capital city and the largest settlement in the country to Massawa (or Mitsiwa), a city on the Red Sea coast.
The road has very steep parts and tops out at 2.414m (7,919ft) above the sea level. To drive the road without stopping will take most people between 2 and 3 hours.
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