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World's Highest Gas Prices

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Talk about pain at the pump—filling your gas tank in these countries can top $150.

Arimea, Eritrea

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$9.59 a gallon
$153.44 for a 16-gallon tank

The cost of getting around the capital of one of the world’s most dangerous countries is indeed a king’s ransom. But chances are that a trip to scope out the Art Deco city or the extraordinary Red Sea coastline isn’t in your immediate future. The U.S. State Department has issued a warning that recommends deferring travel to this country in the Horn of Africa—citing high crime, an unstable government, and an ongoing conflict with neighboring Ethiopia.

World's Highest Gas Prices

Arimea, Eritrea

$9.59 a gallon
$153.44 for a 16-gallon tank

The cost of getting around the capital of one of the world’s most dangerous countries is indeed a king’s ransom. But chances are that a trip to scope out the Art Deco city or the extraordinary Red Sea coastline isn’t in your immediate future. The U.S. State Department has issued a warning that recommends deferring travel to this country in the Horn of Africa—citing high crime, an unstable government, and an ongoing conflict with neighboring Ethiopia.

Jenny Matthews / Alamy
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