Gonder
in Amhara, Ethiopia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.600 and 37.467 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 36' 0" and E 37° 28' 0"
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: 09:21 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:18 am and 6:49 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.100 and -141.433 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tehekega
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2019-08-17 07:22:38

Discover Gonder

Gonder in Amhara with it's 153,914 citizens is a place in Ethiopia about 262 mi (or 421 km) north of Addis Ababa, the country's capital city.

Current time in Gonder is now 09:21 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Gonder. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Gonder Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), South. 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 0 mi (or 1 km), North.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bahir Dar, Mek'ele, Mai-Mne, Barentu and Gedaref. 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: 19°C / 65 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 10%
Air Humidity 94%
Air Pressure 1014.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Sunday, 18th of August 2019

21°C (69 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 19th of August 2019

18°C (65 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

21°C (71 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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BTT Torcatense em Gondar

Published: May 07, 2013
Length: 05:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bruno Magalhães

BTT Torcatense Liberty Seguros Qüer Campeonato Regional do Minho XCO 13º BTT Gondar Jovem / C.N.E. - Taça Manuel Abreu Filmado: Rollei 5S 1080P Música: Projeto Partilha - Escolhas.


Tours-TV.com: Gondar

Published: November 14, 2014
Length: 48:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

Gondar is famous for its well-preserved medieval castles, Christian churches, and also for handicrafts. Ethiopia (貢德爾, ゴンダール, Gondar).


LE BAJAJ BLEU

Published: May 19, 2014
Length: 01:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: LOOKASMENELIK

A bord du BAJAJ bleu (made-in-India), j'écume Gondar (Ethiopie) et sa périphérie ...


Fahrt ins Simien Gebirge

Published: May 13, 2014
Length: 12:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Lars Freudenthal

http://www.freudenthal.biz/aethiopien/ Eindrücke während unserer Fahrt vom Tana-See in das Simiengebirge nach Debark. Aufnahmen vom Geierfelsen bei Addis Zemen, der Kirche Debre Berhan ...


Across The River trailer Ethiopia HIV

Published: September 11, 2009
Length: 51:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Duki Dror

For DVD: http://www.amazon.com/Across-River-Tesgau-Mahari/dp/B003Y7L4D8/ref=sr_1_4?ie=... In January 1996, the tense relationship between the Israeli establishment and the newly arrived ...


Landing at Gondor Airport coming from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Published: March 05, 2013
Length: 30:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: João Leitão

Landing at Gondor Airport coming from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


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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.

Gondar

Gondar or Gonder is a city and separate woreda in Ethiopia, which was once the old imperial capital and capital of the historic Begemder Province. As a result, the old province of Begemder is sometimes referred to as Gondar. Located in the Semien Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, Gondar is north of Tana Lake on the Lesser Angereb River and southwest of the Simien Mountains.

Located at 12.6, 37.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gondar, Populated places in the Amhara Region, Former national capitals, Populated places established in the 1630s, Woredas of Ethiopia

Wolleka

Wolleka is a village in Ethiopia, near Gondar, with a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|38|N|37|29|E||| | |name= }}. The village is located in the Semien Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region. Wolleka is the main centre of the Beta Israel - Ethiopian Jews. Although its population has declined, it is still known for its synagogue and for pottery.

Located at 12.6333, 37.4833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Amhara Region

Fasil Ghebbi

Fasil Ghebbi is a fortress-enclosure located in Gondar, Ethiopia. It served as the home of Ethiopia's emperors in the 17th and 18th centuries. Its unique architecture shows diverse influences including Nubian, Arab, and Baroque styles. The site was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979.

Located at 12.6081, 37.4697 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
World Heritage Sites in Ethiopia, Buildings and structures in Gondar

Gondar Zuria

Gondar Zuria (Amharic "Greater Gondar Area") is one of the woredas in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Semien Gondar Zone, Gondar Zuria is bordered on the south by the Debub Gondar Zone, on the southwest by Lake Tana, on the west by Dembiya, on the north by Lay Armachiho, on the northeast by Wegera, and on the southeast by Mirab Belessa. Towns in Gondar Zuria include Azazo, Degoma, Emfraz, Maksenit and Teda.

Located at 12.6667, 37.3333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Amhara Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

University of Gondar

The University of Gondar, until 2003 known as the Gondar College of Medical Sciences, is the oldest medical school in Ethiopia. Established as the Public Health College in 1954, it is located in Gondar, the former capital of Ethiopia. As of 2010, the university offers about 42 undergraduate and 17 postgraduate programs.

Located at 12.6147, 37.4522 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1954, Health in Ethiopia, Universities and colleges in Ethiopia, Gondar, 1954 establishments in Ethiopia

Lesser Angereb

The Lesser Angereb is a river of northern Ethiopia. According to G.W.B. Huntingford, it rises north of Gondar, and flows south east of that city to join the Magech River, which empties into Lake Tana.

Located at 12.5817, 37.4653 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lake Tana, Rivers of Ethiopia

Dawit's Hall

Dawit's Hall is one of the principal structures that stood in the Fasil Ghebbi, or the Royal Enclosure, which contains the Imperial palaces of Ethiopia in Gondar. It is located in the northern part of the Royal Enclosure adjacent to the building attributed to Bakaffa and the church of Asasame Qeddus Mikael.

Located at 12.6089, 37.47 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Gondar, Palaces in Ethiopia

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gondar, Gwonder, Gwender, Gonder, ጎንደር ከተማ, Гондар, Γκόνταιρ, Gondero, גונדר, GDQ, ゴンダール, 곤다르, Gonderas, Гондэр, 貢德爾