Bahir Dar
in Amhara, Ethiopia

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Noteable things around
Location Summary
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: 06:44 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:19 am and 6:24 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.100 and -141.433 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tehekega
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Ethiopia in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,5 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: 2020-09-24 07:18:52

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 06:44 AM (Friday). 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: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 55%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 26th of September 2020

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 27th of September 2020

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Monday, 28th of September 2020

24°C (76 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, calm, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Delano

Address
2,4 mi
Kebele,In front of new football Stadium 15
0000 Bahir Dar
Ethiopia

Time Information

Checkout: 02:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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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

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).

Located at 11.6, 37.3833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Amhara Region, Lake Tana, Zones of Ethiopia

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.

Located at 11.554, 37.4009 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Waterfalls of Ethiopia, Blue Nile, Visitor attractions in Ethiopia

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.

Located at 11.5972, 37.3958 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 2001, Universities and colleges in Ethiopia, 2001 establishments in Ethiopia

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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