Ādī Zarna
in Debub Region, Eritrea

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Aksum (Unesco heritage, 56 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.928 and 38.836 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 55' 41" and E 38° 50' 11"
Currency and Currency Code:
Nakfa - ERN
Spoken languages:
Afar, Arabic, Tigrinya
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:14 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Asmara
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:05 am and 6:57 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.165 and -141.272 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Eritrea in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Eritrea.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Eritrea. Last Update: 2019-07-15 07:22:53

Discover Ādī Zarna

Ādī Zarna in Debub Region is a city in Eritrea about 29 mi (or 47 km) south of Asmara, the country's capital city.

Local time in Ādī Zarna is now 05:14 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Asmara with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Ādī Zarna. The closest airport in Eritrea is Asmara International Airport in a distance of 26 mi (or 41 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Aksum in Ethiopia at a distance of 56 mi (or 90 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mendefera, Asmara, Mai-Mne, Massawa and Keren. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 63%
Air Pressure 1009.3 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 67% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 24th of July 2019

27°C (80 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 25th of July 2019

28°C (82 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 26th of July 2019

26°C (79 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Geography of Eritrea

Eritrea is located in the Horn of Africa and is bordered on the northeast and east by the Red Sea, on the west and northwest by Sudan, on the south by Ethiopia, and on the southeast by Djibouti. The country has a high central plateau that varies from 1,800 to 3,000 meters (to ft) above sea level. A coastal plain, western lowlands, and some 350 islands comprise the remainder of Eritrea's land mass. Eritrea has no year-round rivers.

Located at 15, 39 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Eritrea

Eritrean–Ethiopian War

The Eritrean–Ethiopian War took place from May 1998 to June 2000 between Ethiopia and Eritrea, forming one of the conflicts in the Horn of Africa. Eritrea one of the world's poorest countries, and Ethiopia one of the oldest—spent hundreds of millions of dollars on the war, and suffered tens of thousands of casualties as a direct consequence of the conflict, which resulted in minor border changes.

Located at 15, 39 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wars involving the states and peoples of Africa, 1998 in Eritrea, 1998 in Ethiopia, 1999 in Eritrea, 1999 in Ethiopia, 2000 in Eritrea, 2000 in Ethiopia, Conflicts in 1998, Conflicts in 1999, Conflicts in 2000, Eritrea–Ethiopia border, Eritrea–Ethiopia relations, Permanent Court of Arbitration cases, Territorial disputes of Ethiopia, Territorial disputes of Eritrea, Wars involving Ethiopia, Wars involving Eritrea

Debub Region

Debub Region, also known as the Southern Region, is a region of Eritrea. It lies along a portion of the national border with Ethiopia.

Located at 14.8, 39 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Debub Region, Regions of Eritrea, States and territories established in 1996


Mendefera, formerly Adi Ugri, is the capital city of the Debub Region of Eritrea. The name Mendefera derives from the high hill in the center of the city and is a source of pride to Eritreans. It means 'no one dared' and is a reminder of the fierce resistance put up by the local people to the Italian colonialism.

Located at 14.8833, 38.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aksumite cities, Debub Region, Regional capitals in Eritrea, Populated places in Eritrea


Debarwa is a market town in central Eritrea. It is situated about 25 kilometers south of the capital Asmara, and has a population of about 25,000 inhabitants. It is the capital of the Debarwa district (Tsilima) in the Debub ("Southern") administrative region (one of five in Eritrea).

Located at 15.1, 38.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Debub Region, Populated places in Eritrea

Mendefera District

Mendefara Subregion is a subregion in the Debub (Southern) region of Eritrea. Its capital lies at Mendefera.

Located at 14.8833, 38.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Debub Region, Districts of Eritrea

2010 Eritrean–Ethiopian border skirmish

The 2010 Eritrean–Ethiopian border skirmish was an armed skirmish between soldiers of the Eritrean and the Ethiopian armies fought at the border town of Zalambesa after Eritea claimed that Ethiopian forces crossed the border. The Ethiopian Government claimed Eritrea was trying to cover up an internal crisis by implicating Ethiopia.

Located at 15, 39 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2010 in Eritrea, 2010 in Ethiopia, Conflicts in 2010, Eritrea–Ethiopia border, Territorial disputes of Ethiopia, Territorial disputes of Eritrea

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Aregit Azerna, Ādī Zarna