Desē
in Amhara, Ethiopia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
11.133 and 39.633 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 11° 7' 59" and E 39° 37' 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: 05:12 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:07 am and 6:48 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-9.971 and -139.123 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hapatoni
References
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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

Touring Desē

Desē in Amhara with it's 136,056 residents is a town located in Ethiopia about 158 mi (or 254 km) north of Addis Ababa, the country's capital place.

Time in Desē is now 05:12 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Desē. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Combolcha Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 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 64 mi (or 103 km), East.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Semera, Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Mek'ele and Dire Dawa. 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: 17°C / 62 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 56 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 24th of July 2019

17°C (63 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 25th of July 2019

18°C (64 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 26th of July 2019

11°C (52 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Äthiopien - 30 Jahre nach der Hungersnot

Published: February 01, 2012
Length: 23:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: WorldVisionDE

Vor fast dreißig Jahren herrschte eine verheerende Hungersnot in einer Gegend nordöstlich der äthiopischen Hauptstadt Addis Abeba. Die Bilder der entkräfteten Kinder gingen um die Welt....


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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.

Dessie

Dessie (also spelled Dese or Dessye, is a city and a woreda in north-central Ethiopia. Located on the Addis Ababa - Asmara highway in the Debub Wollo Zone of the Amhara Region, this city has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:11|8|N|39|38|E||| | |name= }} with an elevation between 2,470 and 2,550 metres above sea level. Dessie has postal service, and telephone service from at least as early as 1954.

Located at 11.1333, 39.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Amhara Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Kombolcha

Kombolcha is a city and woreda in north-central Ethiopia. Located in the Debub Wollo Zone of the Amhara Region, it has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:11|5|N|39|44|E||| | |name= }} with an elevation between 1842 and 1915 meters above sea level. Some guide books describe Kombolcha as the twin city of Dessie which lies some 13 km to the northwest. This city shares Combolcha Airport with neighbouring Dessie.

Located at 11.0833, 39.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Amhara Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Hayq, Ethiopia

Hayq (or Haik) is a town in northern Ethiopia. It is named after Lake Hayq, which lies two kilometers east of the city and is the home of Istifanos Monastery, an important landmark in Ethiopian Church history. Located 28 kilometers north of Dessie in the Debub Wollo Zone of the Amhara Region, the town has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:11|18|N|39|41|E||| | |name= }} and an elevation of 2030 meters above sea level.

Located at 11.3, 39.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Amhara Region

Chefe Golana Dewerahmedo

Chefe Golana Dewerahmedo ("Chefe Gola and Dewerahmedo") was one of the 105 woredas in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Oromia Zone, Chefe Golana Dewerahmedo was bordered on the south by Artuma Fursina Jile, on the southwest by the Semien Shewa Zone, on the west by the Debub Wollo Zone, on the north by Bati, and on the east by the Afar Region.

Located at 11, 39.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Amhara Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Combolcha Airport

Combolcha Airport is an airport located between the cities of Dessie and Kombolcha in north-central Ethiopia. Situated at an elevation of 1864 meters above sea level, it has one unpaved runway 1098 meters long.

Located at 11.0825, 39.7114 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Ethiopia, Amhara Region

Lake Ardibbo

Lake Ardibbo is a freshwater lake of Ethiopia. It is located north of Dessie, in the Debub Wollo Zone of the Amhara Region. It is situated about five kilometers southeast of Lake Hayq; both lakes are in Tehuledere woreda. This lake is smaller in size than Lake Hayq and flows into Hayq via the Anchercah River.

Located at 11.2333, 39.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Amhara Region, Lakes of Ethiopia, Mountain lakes

Ancharo

Ancharo (also known as Curcureta) is a town in northern Ethiopia. Located in the Debub Wollo Zone of the Amhara Region, Ancharo has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:11|03|N|39|47|E||| | |name= }} with an elevation of 2972 meters above sea level. It is one of three towns in Tenta woreda.

Located at 11.05, 39.7833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Amhara Region


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Dasē, Dessie, Dessa, Dessi, Dessye, Desē, Dese, Desė, Desje