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: 09:56 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:00 am and 6:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-9.971 and -139.123 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Ethiopia in Eastern Africa

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: 2021-05-08 08:36:24

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 09:56 PM (Saturday). 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 73 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 50%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 41% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Sunday, 9th of May 2021

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 10th of May 2021

25°C (76 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 11th of May 2021

24°C (75 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Moderate 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....

Dessie Ethiopia#

Published: March 01, 2019
Length: 17:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Nurye Endris

Beautiful mountain with fog in Dessie -Ethiopia.

Ethiopia wedding Dj habtshe dessie Ethiopia(0923211357)

Published: December 12, 2018
Length: 00:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Djhabtshe Eto

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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 (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

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