in Amhara, Ethiopia
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 12.032 and 39.048 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 12° 1' 55" and E 39° 2' 51"
- 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: 05:18 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:08 am and 6:51 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -14.100 and -141.433 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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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
Delve into Lalībela
Lalībela in Amhara with it's 11,152 habitants is a town located in Ethiopia about 209 mi (or 336 km) north of Addis Ababa, the country's capital town.
Time in Lalībela is now 05:18 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Lalībela. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Lalibella Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 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 1 mi (or 1 km), South-West.
Since you are here already, 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F
|Morning Temperature||15°C / 58 °F|
|Evening Temperature||21°C / 70 °F|
|Night Temperature||16°C / 61 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1009.5 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 94% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Wednesday, 24th of July 2019
22°C (72 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Thursday, 25th of July 2019
23°C (73 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Friday, 26th of July 2019
14°C (57 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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Ethiopia (1/2012) - Lalibela, Ethiopian Christmas period
Lalibela is a town in northern Ethiopia, known for its monolithic churches. Lalibela is one of Ethiopia's holiest cities, second only to Aksum, and is a center of pilgrimage for much of the...
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...
Templo esculpido na pedra em Lalibela/Etiópia - Nova África
O templo, dedicado a São Jorge, foi esculpido em rocha viva no século XII.
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...
Lalibela - World Heritage Site
Lalibela, the second capital of the ancient Ethiopian empire in the north (next to Axum) and graced with the most beautiful setting on the mountains of Lasta, has a distinctively African atmosphere...
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.
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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.
Lalibela is a town in northern Ethiopia that is famous for its monolithic rock-cut churches. Lalibela is one of Ethiopia's holiest cities, second only to Aksum, and is a center of pilgrimage for much of the country. Unlike Aksum, the population of Lalibela is almost completely Ethiopian Orthodox Christian. The layout and names of the major buildings in Lalibela are widely accepted, especially by the local clergy, to be a symbolic representation of Jerusalem.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Lalībela.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Labibela, Lālibalā, Lalībela, ላሊበላ, Lalibela, Klippekirkerne i Lalibela, LLI, Лалибела, 拉利貝拉