in Debub Region, Eritrea

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.887 and 38.815 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 53' 13" and E 38° 48' 55"
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: 01:50 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Asmara
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:58 am and 6:43 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.165 and -141.272 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Eritrea in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 4,2 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: 2021-05-08 08:36:24

Explore Mendefera

Mendefera in Debub Region with it's 17,781 inhabitants is a city in Eritrea about 32 mi (or 52 km) south of Asmara, the country's capital.

Local time in Mendefera is now 01:50 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Asmara with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Mendefera. The closest airport in Eritrea is Asmara International Airport in a distance of 29 mi (or 46 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Aksum in Ethiopia at a distance of 53 mi (or 85 km).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mai-Mne, Asmara, Keren, Massawa and Barentu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 69 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 43%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 9th of May 2021

20°C (67 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 10th of May 2021

22°C (72 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 11th of May 2021

23°C (74 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

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.


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 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aksumite cities, Debub Region, Regional capitals in Eritrea, 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 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Debub Region, Districts of Eritrea

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Addi Ugri, ‘Adī Wegrī, Ādī Ugrī, Мэндэфэра, መንደፈራ, Mendefera