in Ādīs Ābeba Āstedader, Ethiopia
- Tiya (Unesco heritage, 42 mi)
- 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: 11:03 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:42 am and 6:35 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.941 and -140.169 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 2,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Ethiopia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Ethiopia. Last Update: 2019-02-18 09:03:10
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 11:03 AM (Tuesday). 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.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Elilly International Hotel
Addis Ababa a Luxury Collection Hotel Sheraton Addis
Hilton Addis Ababa
Marriott Executive Apartments Addis Ababa
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Ethiopia Commodity Exchange
The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) is a commodities exchange established April 2008 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.
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.
Ethiopian National Theatre
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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.
St. Paul's Hospital, Ethiopia
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American Boarding School Fair/American High Schools Fair - Ethiopia
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Addis Abeba, Addis Abbaba, Ādīs Ābeba, አዲስ አበባ, أديس أبابا, Адис Абеба, Adis Abeba, Addis Ababa, Αντίς Αμπέμπα, Adis-Abebo, Adís Abeba, آدیس آبابا, Addis-Abeba, אדיס אבבה, Addisz-Abeba, Ադիս Աբեբա, ADD, アディスアベバ, 아디스아바바, Neanthopolis, Adisabeba, अदिस अबाबा, Аддис-Абебæ, Аддис-Абеба, ئەددىس -ئەبىبە, 阿迪斯阿貝巴