in Amhara, Ethiopia
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 11.594 and 37.391 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 11° 35' 37" and E 37° 23' 26"
- 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: 08:51 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:06 am and 6:47 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -14.100 and -141.433 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Ethiopia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Ethiopia. Last Update: 2021-05-18 08:31:40
Discover Bahir Dar
Bahir Dar in Amhara with it's 168,899 citizens is a place in Ethiopia about 200 mi (or 322 km) north-west of Addis Ababa, the country's capital city.
Current time in Bahir Dar is now 08:51 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Bahir Dar. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Bahir Dar Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), 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 Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region in a distance of 70 mi (or 113 km), North. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mek'ele, Addis Ababa, Ad-Damazin, Gedaref and Mai-Mne. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F
|Morning Temperature||17°C / 63 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 76 °F|
|Night Temperature||20°C / 68 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (3 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 41% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Wednesday, 19th of May 2021
26°C (78 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 20th of May 2021
26°C (79 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Friday, 21st of May 2021
27°C (81 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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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.
Bahir Dar or Bahar Dar is a city in north-western Ethiopia. It is the capital of the Amhara Region. Administratively, Bahir Dar is a Special Zone, a designation in between a chartered city (astedader akabibi, a first-tier division, like a kilil) such as Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa, and cities like Debre Marqos and Dessie, which are organized as districts (woredas).
Blue Nile Falls
The Blue Nile Falls is a waterfall on the Blue Nile river in Ethiopia. It is known as Tis Abay in Amharic, meaning "smoking water". It is situated on the upper course of the river, about 30 km downstream from the town of Bahir Dar and Lake Tana. The falls are considered one of Ethiopia's best known tourist attractions.
Bahir Dar University
Bahir Dar University is a university in the city of Bahir Dar, the capital of the Amhara National Regional State in Ethiopia. The University is a combination of two smaller institutes formed earlier, after the departments were gradually raised to a degree level starting from 1996.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Babardur Georgis, Bāherdār-Giyorgis, Bahar Dar Ghiorghis, Bahar Dar, Bahar, Bahrdar Giyorgis, Bahrdar Giyergio, Bahr Dar, Bahir Dar, ባሕር-ዳር, بحر دار, Μπαχρ-Νταρ, Baher Dar, בהר דר, BJR, ბაჰრ-დარი, 바히르다르, Bahyr Dar, Бахр-Дар, Бахир Дар, 巴赫達爾