in Afar Region, Ethiopia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
10.533 and 40.500 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 10° 31' 59" and E 40° 30' 0"
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: 12:58 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:08 am and 6:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-9.971 and -139.123 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Ethiopia in Eastern Africa

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: 2019-08-17 07:22:38

Explore Dulale

Dulale in Afar Region is a city in Ethiopia about 158 mi (or 255 km) north-east of Addis Ababa, the country's capital.

Local time in Dulale is now 12:58 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Dulale. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Combolcha Airport in a distance of 66 mi (or 106 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Ethiopia is Lower Valley of the Awash in a distance of 40 mi (or 64 km), North.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Semera, Dire Dawa, Dikhil, Harar and 'Ali Sabieh. 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: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 14%
Air Humidity 38%
Air Pressure 1006 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 18% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Sunday, 18th of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 19th of August 2019

24°C (76 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

26°C (79 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, few 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.

Aramis, Ethiopia

Aramis is a village and archaeological site in northeastern Ethiopia, where remains of Australopithecus and Ardipithecus (Ardipithecus ramidus) have been found. The village is located in Administrative Zone 3 of the Afar Region with a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:10|30|N|40|30|E||| | |name= }}, and is part of the Gewane woreda. The Central Statistical Agency did not mention this village in their 2005 population report.

Located at 10.5, 40.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Ethiopia, Populated places in the Afar Region, Paleoanthropological sites

Borkana River

Borkana River is a river of central Ethiopia. A tributary of the Awash on the left side, the Borkana joins its parent stream at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:10|37|N|40|30|E||| |primary |name= }}. Johann Ludwig Krapf records that it was called "Tshaffa" by the local Oromo people.

Located at 10.6167, 40.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Awash River, Rivers of Ethiopia


Ardi (ARA-VP-6/500) is the designation of the fossilized skeletal remains of an Ardipithecus ramidus, an early human-like species 4.4 million years old. It is the most complete early hominid specimen, with most of the skull, teeth, pelvis, hands and feet, more complete than the previously known Australopithecus afarensis specimen called "Lucy. " In all, 110 different pieces of fossilized bone were found. Ardi weighed about 110 pounds and could be up to 4 feet tall.

Located at 10.5, 40.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hominin fossils, Specific fossil specimens, Academic publishing