Ādīs Zemen
in Amhara, Ethiopia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.117 and 37.783 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 7' 0" and E 37° 46' 59"
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: 04:26 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:18 am and 6:28 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.100 and -141.433 (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: 2019-09-17 07:22:30

Discover Ādīs Zemen

Ādīs Zemen in Amhara with it's 22,522 citizens is a town in Ethiopia about 223 mi (or 360 km) north of Addis Ababa, the country's capital city.

Current time in Ādīs Zemen is now 04:26 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Ādīs Zemen. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Debre Tabor Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 29 km), South-East. 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 Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region in a distance of 40 mi (or 64 km), North-West.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bahir Dar, Mek'ele, Mai-Mne, Mendefera and Barentu. 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: 21°C / 70 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 16%
Air Humidity 65%
Air Pressure 1013.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 50% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

22°C (72 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Thursday, 19th of September 2019

22°C (72 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 20th of September 2019

23°C (74 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

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.


Wehni is the name of one of the mountains of Ethiopia where most of the male heirs to the Emperor of Ethiopia were interned, usually for life. It was the last one the three such mountains -- or amba -- said to have been used for this purpose, the other two being Debre Damo and Amba Geshen.

Located at 12.1483, 37.7664 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ethiopian culture, History of Ethiopia, Mountains of Ethiopia


Belessa was one of the 105 woredas in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. It was named after the former province Belessa, which lay in the same area. Part of the Semien Gondar Zone, Belessa was bordered on the south by the Debub Gondar Zone, on the west by Gondar Zuria, on the northwest by Wegera, on the northeast by Jan Amora, and on the east by the Wag Hemra Zone. Towns in Belessa included Arbaya and Hamusit. Belessa was separated for Mirab Belessa and Misraq Belessa woredas.

Located at 12.25, 37.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Amhara Region, Woredas of Ethiopia


Fogera is one of the woredas in the Amhara Region of northwest Ethiopia. Fogera is part of the Debub Gondar Zone. The district is bordered on the south by Dera, on the west by Lake Tana, on the north by the Reb which separates it from Kemekem, on the northeast by Ebenat, and on the east by Farta. The administrative center for this woreda is Wereta City. Other cities in Fogera include Alem Ber city.

Located at 11.9667, 37.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Amhara Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Addis Zemen

Addis Zemen (Amharic "New Era"; also known as Addis Abreham) is a town in northern-central Ethiopia. Located in the Debub Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, on the road connecting Gondar and Bahir Dar, Addis Zemen has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|07|N|37|47|E||| | |name= }} and an elevation of 1975 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Kemekem woreda.

Located at 12.1167, 37.7833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Amhara Region


Emfraz or Enfraz is an historic town and district in northern Ethiopia. Located in the mountainous area overlooking the northeast shore of Lake Tana in the Semien Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, it sits at a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|15|30|N|37|37|45|E| | |name= }}. Emfranz is located on the all-weather asphalt road which connects Bahir Dar to Gondar.

Located at 12.2583, 37.6292 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Amhara Region, Lake Tana

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Ādīs Zemen.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Addis Zaman, Addis Zemen, Ādīs Zemen