Addis Ababa
in Ādīs Ābeba Āstedader, Ethiopia

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Tiya (Unesco heritage, 42 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
9.025 and 38.747 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 9° 1' 29" and E 38° 44' 48"
Currency and Currency Code:
Birr - ETB
Spoken languages:
Amharic, English, Oromo, Tigrinya, Somali
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:49 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:31 am and 6:07 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.941 and -140.169 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hakaui
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Ethiopia in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 6 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Ethiopia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Ethiopia. Last Update: 2018-12-13 07:18:33

Touring Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa in Ādīs Ābeba Āstedader with it's 2,757,729 residents is a town located in Ethiopia. It's the capital of this country.

Time in Addis Ababa is now 03:49 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Addis Ababa. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Bole International Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Tiya in a distance of 42 mi (or 67 km), South. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hawassa, Bahir Dar, Dire Dawa, Harar and Semera. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Elilly International Hotel

Address
1,7 mi
Guinea Conakry St.
Adis Abeba
Ethiopia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Addis Ababa a Luxury Collection Hotel Sheraton Addis

Address
0,9 mi
TAITU STREET P.O. BOX 6002
123456 Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Dreamliner Hotel

Address
2,1 mi
Gabon Street
Adis Abeba
Ethiopia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Addissinia Hotel

Address
3,2 mi
Djibouti Street
31871 Adis Abeba
Ethiopia

Time Information

Checkout: 19:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Ambassador Hotel

Address
3,2 mi
Ikoma-robanda
1130 Adis Abeba
Ethiopia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hilton Addis Ababa

Address
1,3 mi
Menelik II Avenue
1164 Adis Abeba
Ethiopia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Azzeman Hotel

Address
2,9 mi
Bole Sub-City, Woreda03 house number 593
Adis Abeba
Ethiopia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Jupiter International

Address
1,6 mi
Marshal Tito Street
110778 Adis Abeba
Ethiopia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 02:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Marriott Executive Apartments Addis Ababa

Address
1,6 mi
African Avenue, Kebele 19, Woereda 01, Kirkos,
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


PANORAMA HOTEL

Address
0,2 mi
BOLE SUB-CITY KEBELE
9999 Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F

Morning Temperature 1°C / 35 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 30%
Air Pressure 779.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 15th of December 2018

22°C (72 °F)
0°C (32 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 16th of December 2018

24°C (75 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 17th of December 2018

25°C (76 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Drinking Ethiopian Coffee in Addis Ababa

Published: December 29, 2013
Length: 08:22 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mark Wiens

One of the best things to do in Addis Ababa is drink Ethiopian coffee. Looking for other top things to do: http://migrationology.com/2013/12/11-of-the-best-things-to-do-in-addis-ababa-ethiopia/...


Elephant Walk, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Published: September 21, 2008
Length: 37:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: georeiser

The Elephant Walk Restaurant in Bole rd. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


ICS Addis Ababa Group 4 Project May 2012

Published: May 21, 2012
Length: 22:23 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: ICS Addis Students

ICS ADDIS students use science to collaborate, discovering solutions and creating meaningful ways to improve the world in 2021.


Strong Families Care Center Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Published: November 03, 2013
Length: 01:16 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mark Sullivan

Strong Families Ethiopia - A message from the Sullivans Visit us: http://strongfamilies.christchurchmequon.org/ Strong Families is a Christ Church Mequon ministry. The program runs under the...


Bole International Airport Addis Ababa April 2012 by Yebbo.com

Published: May 26, 2012
Length: 45:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ato Yebbo

Bole International Airport Addis Ababa April 2012 by Yebbo.com Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 landing flight from IAD to ADD, landing and taxing to the gate. April 2012 Taxing at Bole International...


Christ Church - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Holy Week

Published: May 18, 2011
Length: 27:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jan Polatschek

Christ Church - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Holy Week.


Addis Ababa Hotels - OneStopHotelDeals.com

Published: June 28, 2012
Length: 30:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: onestophoteldeals2

http://www.onestophoteldeals.com/ Compare Addis Ababa accommodation and Addis Ababa hotel deals from world's leading reservation websites with option to compare and select the best deal for...


Addis Ababa street

Published: January 31, 2011
Length: 24:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: slamiam

Eating Mexican food in Ethiopia, sitting on a balcony.


Ethiopia - Addis Ababa

Published: January 26, 2014
Length: 07:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Marco Di Leo

Ethiopia - Addis Ababa.


Nightly approach to Addis Ababa

Published: May 15, 2009
Length: 51:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: kurtstubin

Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 872 from Llilongwe, Malawi, and Lusaka, Zambia, a Boeing 757-200, approaching Addis Ababa airport Bole shortly after 8 pm, 12 May 2009.


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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.

Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, sometimes spelled Addis Abeba (the spelling used by the official Ethiopian Mapping Authority), is the capital city of Ethiopia. It is the largest city in Ethiopia, with a population of 3,384,569 according to the 2007 population census with annual growth rate of 3.8%. Based on this estimation, the population on the year 2013 would be 4,156,251. This datum has been increased from the originally published 2,738,248 figure and appears possibly largely underestimated still.

Located at 9.03, 38.74 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Addis Ababa, Capitals in Africa, Populated places established in 1886, Regions of Ethiopia

Addis Ababa University

Addis Ababa University, also known as Finfinnee University, is a state university in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Originally called the University College of Addis Ababa at its founding, it was later renamed Haile Selassie I University in 1962 after the Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I. The institution received its current name in 1975.

Located at 9.04667, 38.7592 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Addis Ababa University, Universities and colleges in Ethiopia, 1950 establishments in Ethiopia, Educational institutions established in 1950

1962 African Cup of Nations

The 1962 African Cup of Nations was the third edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa. It was hosted by Ethiopia. Nine countries entered the competition, including the reigning champions Egypt, meaning for the first time a qualification tournament was required. The finals only included four teams. Egypt, as holders, and Ethiopia as hosts, qualified automatically meaning each needed to play only one game to reach the final.

Located at 9.01333, 38.7564 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1962 in African football, 1962 in Ethiopia, Sport in Addis Ababa, Africa Cup of Nations, 1962 African Cup of Nations, International football (soccer) competitions hosted by Ethiopia

National Bank of Ethiopia

The National Bank of Ethiopia is the central bank of Ethiopia. Its headquarters are in the capital city of Addis Ababa. The bank's name is abbreviated to NBE. The bank is active in promoting financial inclusion policy and is a member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI).

Located at 9.01722, 38.7506 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
1963 establishments in Ethiopia, Banks of Ethiopia, Buildings and structures in Addis Ababa, Central banks, Economy of Ethiopia, Banks established in 1963

Addis Ababa Stadium

Addis Ababa Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is used mostly for football matches thought it also has athletics facilities. The stadium has a capacity of 35,000 people.

Located at 9.01331, 38.7564 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Athletics (track and field) venues in Ethiopia, Football venues in Ethiopia, Multi-purpose stadiums, National stadiums, Sport in Addis Ababa, Sports venues in Ethiopia, Buildings and structures in Addis Ababa

Theological College of the Holy Trinity

Theological College of the Holy Trinity is a theological school of higher education located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It provides religious and secular education to both clergy and lay members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, as well seeking to be a center of theological and ecclesiastical study for all Oriental Orthodox Churches as well.

Located at 9.03167, 38.765 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Universities and colleges in Ethiopia, Christian schools in Ethiopia, Education in Addis Ababa, Educational institutions established in 1942, Educational institutions established in 1960, 1942 establishments in Ethiopia

Addis Mercato

Addis Mercato (Amharic for "New Market", popularly just Mercato, from the Italian for "market") is the name for the large open-air marketplace in the Addis Ketema district of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and for the neighborhood in which it is located. Mercato is the largest open air market in Africa, covering several square miles and employing an estimated 13,000 people in 7,100 business entities.

Located at 9.03056, 38.7389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Economy of Ethiopia, Retail markets in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa

Hager Fikir Theatre

The Hager Fikir Theatre in Addis Ababa is not only the theatre with the greatest tradition in Ethiopia but also the oldest indigenous theatre in Africa. It stands for more than 70 years of cultural life in Addis Ababa. It is a playhouse where modern Ethiopian music and drama were born and nurtured. Many stars like Aster Aweke, Tilahun Gessesse and Frew Hailu began their careers on the stage of Hager Fikir Theatre.

Located at 9.03769, 38.7545 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Ethiopia, Buildings and structures completed in 1935, Theatres in Ethiopia, Buildings and structures in Addis Ababa

National Archives and Library of Ethiopia

The National Archives and Library of Ethiopia, located in Addis Ababa, is the national library and archives of the country. The library was inaugurated in 1944 by Emperor Haile Selassie and began service with books donated by the king. In 1976, proclamation No. 50/76 gave the library the legal right to collect three copies of every material published in the country. It is currently a unit of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Located at 9.01806, 38.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archives in Ethiopia, Ethiopian culture, Government of Ethiopia, Libraries in Ethiopia, National archives, National libraries, Buildings and structures in Addis Ababa, Education in Addis Ababa, 1944 establishments in Ethiopia, Libraries established in 1944

International Community School of Addis Ababa

The International Community School of Addis Ababa (ICS Addis), founded in 1964, is an independent, co-educational day school that teaches students of all nationalities in early childhood through grade 12 and is located in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. The school was founded as the American Community School, but changed to its current name in the 1978-79 school year. In 2012-13, the school's enrollment is 799 students, from 69 nations.

Located at 8.99709, 38.7275 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Ethiopia, Educational institutions established in 1966, Education in Addis Ababa, International schools in Ethiopia, International Baccalaureate schools

Time in Ethiopia

The time zone in Ethiopia is East Africa Time (EAT). The IANA time zone database identifier is "Africa/Addis Ababa". Some Ethiopians use a 12-hour clock, with one cycle of 1 to 12 from dawn to dusk, and the other cycle from dusk to dawn. Unlike the convention in most countries, the start of the day is dawn, rather than midnight. Thus, 7:00 AM in East Africa Time corresponds to 1:00 in daylight hours in local Ethiopian time.

Located at 9.03333, 38.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Time in Ethiopia

National Museum of Ethiopia

The National Museum of Ethiopia (NME), also referred to as the Ethiopian National Museum, is the primary museum in Ethiopia. It is located in the nation's capital, Addis Ababa, near the graduate school of Addis Ababa University.

Located at 9.03833, 38.7619 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Addis Ababa, National museums of Ethiopia

Admas College

Admas University College is a higher education institution in Ethiopia. It has been in operation since 1998. The University College is accredited by Regional Educational Bureaus, Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency (HERQA) and Federal Ministry of Education Ethiopia and offers both on-campus education and distance learning, in a number of programs, which are offered in number of levels: certificate, diploma and degree.

Located at 9.02356, 38.7865 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities and colleges in Ethiopia, Educational institutions established in 1998, 1998 establishments in Ethiopia

St. Mary's University College (Addis Ababa)

St. Mary’s University College (SMUC), established in 1998, is a prominent Ethiopian institution of higher learning located in the capital of the country, Addis Ababa. The University College is private, young, and dynamic. From the outset, it set up as its mission the provision of quality instruction for its students, research works, academic material production, as well as professional consultancy for the growing needs of Ethiopia and its citizens.

Located at 9.01306, 38.7472 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
, Educational institutions established in 1998, 1998 establishments in Ethiopia

ALERT (medical facility)

ALERT is a medical facility on the edge of Addis Ababa, specializing in Hansen’s disease, also known as “leprosy”. It was originally the All Africa Leprosy Rehabilitation and Training Center (hence the acronym), but the official name is now expanded to include tuberculosis: All Africa Leprosy, Tuberculosis and Rehabilitation Training Centre.

Located at 9.02274, 38.7468 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Teaching hospitals, Hospitals in Ethiopia, Buildings and structures in Addis Ababa

Holy Trinity Cathedral (Addis Ababa)

Holy Trinity Cathedral, known in Amharic as Kidist Selassie, is the highest ranking Orthodox cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It was built to commemorate Ethiopia's liberation from Italian occupation and is the second most important place of worship in Ethiopia, after the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion in Axum.

Located at 9.0308, 38.7666 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in Ethiopia, Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo church buildings, Buildings and structures in Addis Ababa

St. George's Cathedral, Addis Ababa

St George's Cathedral is an Orthodox cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is noted for its distinctive octagonal form. It is located at the northern end of Churchill Road in the city. Designed by Sebastiano Castagna and built by Italian prisoners of war defeated at Adwa in 1896, it was named after St. George, after the Tabot (Ark) of the church was carried to the Battle of Adwa against the Italians during which the Ethiopians secured victory.

Located at 9.03669, 38.7514 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in Ethiopia, Religious buildings completed in 1896, 19th-century church buildings, Rastafari movement, Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo church buildings, Buildings and structures in Addis Ababa

Meskel Square

Meskel Square (often transliterated as Meskal or Mesqel) is a square in the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is often a site for public gathering or for demonstrations and festivals, notably, the Meskel Festival from which it takes its name. The Meskel Festival has been celebrated for over 1,600 years. The word "Meskel" means "cross" and the festival commemorates the moment when the crucifix was revealed to Empress Helena of Constantinople, mother of Constantine the Great.

Located at 9.01028, 38.7611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Squares in Addis Ababa, National squares

International Lutheran Church (Ethiopia)

The International Lutheran Church (ILC) is an English-speaking congregation that meets in the Lidetta section of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Although it follows the Lutheran confession and worship, the ILC is a nondenominational congregation that welcomes any Christian worshippers. In Addis Ababa, it is also sometimes referred to as the "Norwegian church."

Located at 9.01589, 38.7423 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Christianity in Ethiopia, Churches in Ethiopia, Lutheranism, Lutheranism in Africa

Ethiopia Commodity Exchange

The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) is a commodities exchange established April 2008 in Ethiopia.

Located at 9.011, 38.747 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Commodity exchanges, Companies of Ethiopia, 2008 establishments in Ethiopia

Yekatit 12 Square

The Yekatit 12 Square is a monument in Addis Ababa commemorating victims of Italian reprisals following an attempt to kill the Italian Viceroy Rodolfo Graziani 19 February 1937, or Yekatit 12 in the Ethiopian calendar. It is located in the center of Siddist Kilo square.

Located at 9.04378, 38.7612 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Squares in Addis Ababa

Zewditu Hospital

Zewditu Hospital is a hospital in central Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It was built, owned and operated by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, but was nationalized during the Derg regime in about 1976. The hospital is named after Empress Zauditu, the cousin and predecessor on the throne of Emperor Haile Selassie. Today the Zewditu Hospital is operated by the Ministry of Health. Zewditu Hospital is Ethiopia's leading hospital in the treatment of ART patients and currently treats over 6,000 each month.

Located at 9.01833, 38.7561 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Addis Ababa, Hospitals in Ethiopia

Ethiopian National Theatre

The Ethiopian National Theatre is a national theatre group of Ethiopia, based in central Addis Ababa. Formerly known as the Haile Selassie I Theatre, the hall had begun to be built during the Italian occupation as the Cinema Marconi with some 350 seats. However, in 1955 the building was completed for the celebrations of the Silver Jubilee and expanded to seat 1260 people.

Located at 9.01611, 38.7519 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Theatres completed in 1955, Theatres in Ethiopia, Buildings and structures in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital

Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital and its regional Hamlin Fistula Centres provide comprehensive care for women who suffer from incontinence, physical impairment, shame and marginalisation as a result of an obstetric fistula. The hospital was created by the Australian obstetrician and gynaecologists Catherine Hamlin and her husband Reginald Hamlin to care for women with childbirth injuries and has been in operation since 1974. It is in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia.

Located at 9.0251, 38.7544 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Health in Ethiopia, Buildings and structures in Addis Ababa

St. Paul's Hospital, Ethiopia

The St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College in Addis Ababa is the second largest hospital in Ethiopia.

Located at 9.04778, 38.7281 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa University

Districts of the same city

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06 Feb
2019

African Interest-Free Banking & Finance Forum
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Africa Arise 2019
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21 Mar
2019

AUTOEXPO Ethiopia
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MEDEXPO Africa
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12 Apr
2019

Afrobytes Addis Ababa
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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