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Massawa is the natural port for northern Abyssinia but commerce is undeveloped owing to the lack of rapid means of communication.
Massawa, one of the hottest spots in the furnace of Africa is the capital of the Italian colony of Eritrea.Influences of Geographic Environment|Ellen Churchill Semple
Italy renounced her protectorate, and contented herself with a strip of coast by Massawa.A Short History of Italy|Henry Dwight Sedgwick
A railway from Massawa to Asmara was completed as far as Ghinda, at the foot of the plateau, in 1904.
A second and larger expedition, under Prince Hassan, the son of the khedive, was sent the following year from Massawa.