in Afar Region, Ethiopia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
10.167 and 40.647 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 10° 9' 59" and E 40° 38' 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: 05:17 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:05 am and 6:42 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-9.971 and -139.123 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2019-07-15 07:22:53

Delve into Gewanē

Gewanē in Afar Region with it's 11,279 habitants is located in Ethiopia about 152 mi (or 244 km) north-east of Addis Ababa, the country's capital town.

Current time in Gewanē is now 05:17 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Gewanē. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport in a distance of 90 mi (or 145 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Ethiopia is Lower Valley of the Awash in a distance of 65 mi (or 104 km), North.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dire Dawa, Semera, Harar, Dikhil and Addis Ababa. 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: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 23%
Air Pressure 1008.3 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (7 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 24th of July 2019

29°C (84 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 25th of July 2019

32°C (90 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Friday, 26th of July 2019

24°C (74 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast 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.

Administrative Zone 3 (Afar)

Administrative Zone 3 (since May 2006 known as Gabi Rasu) is one of five Zones of the Afar Region of Ethiopia. This zone is bordered on the south by the Oromia Region, on the southwest by the Amhara Region, on the west by the Administrative Zone 5, on the north by Administrative Zone 1, and on the east by the Somali Region. This Zone covers most of the territory of the former Gobaad sultanate. Towns include Awash and Gewane. Rivers include the Awash and Germama.

Located at 10, 40.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Afar Region, Zones of Ethiopia

Bure Mudaytu

Bure Mudaytu is one of the woredas in the Afar Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Administrative Zone 3, Bure Mudaytu stretches along a narrow band covering the marshy lowlands along the Awash River, with the Administrative Zone 5 to the west and Gewane to the east. The administrative center of this woreda is Debel. The altitude of this woreda is between 300 and 700 meters above sea level.

Located at 10.3333, 40.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Woredas of Ethiopia, Afar Region

Mount Ayalu

Mount Ayalu (also spelled Ayelu) is an isolated, rhyolitic stratovolcano in eastern Ethiopia. Located in Administrative Zone 3 of the Afar Region, near the eastern bank of the Awash River, this mountain has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:10|5|N|40|42|E||| | |name= }} and an altitude of 2145 meters. The Argobba have a tradition that after landing in Africa at Zeila, they travelled to this mountain where they settled for a number of years.

Located at 10.0833, 40.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Afar Region, Mountains of Ethiopia, Stratovolcanoes, Volcanoes of Ethiopia

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gawāni, Gauani, Gewanī, Gewanē, Gouani