in Amhara, Ethiopia
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 12.067 and 39.083 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 12° 4' 0" and E 39° 4' 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: 04:10 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:57 am and 6:45 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -14.100 and -141.433 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,3 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: 2020-05-31 07:21:15
Explore Biet Ambessa
Biet Ambessa in Amhara is a city in Ethiopia about 211 mi (or 340 km) north of Addis Ababa, the country's capital.
Local time in Biet Ambessa is now 04:10 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Biet Ambessa. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Lalibella Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 15 km), South-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 Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), South-West.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mek'ele, Bahir Dar, Semera, Mai-Mne and Mendefera. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F
|Morning Temperature||21°C / 70 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 83 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 76% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Tuesday, 2nd of June 2020
31°C (88 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Wednesday, 3rd of June 2020
30°C (87 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Thursday, 4th of June 2020
28°C (83 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Videos from this area
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Lalibela,Beta Giyorgis 3d avi
3D graphic processing of the church The Church of St. George (Amharic: Bete Giyorgis) is one of eleven monolithic churches in Lalibela, a city in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Carved from...
Lalibela rock-hewn churches
A short presentation of the Lalibela churches built at the turn of the 12th and 13th centuries, UNESCO world-heritage listed since 1978.
Lalibela Kirche Heiligen Georg
http://www.freudenthal.biz/aethiopien/ - Eindrücke von der Kirche des Heiligen Georgs mit ihrer markanten Kreuzform in Lalibela. Über den Link kommt Ihr zu unserem ausführlichen Bericht...
Parapente Ethiopie - Lalibela - Janvier 2011 - Décollage du plateau
Vol en parapente au dessus de la ville sainte de Lalibela en janvier 2011. Après une monté à pied (ou en mulet) et après une invitation à boire un "buna", décollage au bord du plateau...
Walking outside Bet Giyorgis Church, Lalibela Ethiopia
Walking outside Bet Giyorgis Church, Lalibela Ethiopia.
Most impressive rock-hem church in Lalibela: Saint George Church
This is (in my modest opinion) the most majestic of Lalibela's churches. A monolithic building of up to 15 meters high carved in the rock. From the outside is quite impressive, not that impressive...
Walking down to Bet Giyorgis Church, Lalibela Ethiopia
Walking down to Bet Giyorgis Church, Lalibela Ethiopia.
Christian Mass in Lalibela, a spiritual experience
We got up very early (5.30 am) to walk in the Lalibela Northwest cluster of churches and experiment a religious orthodox Mass. Hundreds of worshippers from all ages, dressed in white clothes,...
Singende Priester in Lalibela
Uralte Gesänge der Priester in Lalibela zu Beginn der Fastenzeit. Anschließend deklamierende Priesterschüler.
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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.
A monolithic church or rock-hewn church is a church made from a single block of stone. The churches are usually hewn into the ground or into the side of a hill or mountain and can be of comparable architectural complexity to constructed buildings.
Church of Saint George, Lalibela
The Church of St. George is one of eleven monolithic churches in Lalibela, a city in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia.
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