in Gambella Region, Ethiopia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
8.250 and 34.583 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 8° 15' 0" and E 34° 34' 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: 03:22 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:22 am and 6:55 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.941 and -140.169 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2019-05-12 07:23:51

Delve into Gambēla

Gambēla in Gambella Region with it's 42,366 habitants is located in Ethiopia about 289 mi (or 466 km) west of Addis Ababa, the country's capital town.

Current time in Gambēla is now 03:22 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Gambēla. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Gambella Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 14 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Maiwut, Nasir, Akobo, Asosa and Pibor. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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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.

Gambela, Ethiopia

Gambela is a city and separate woreda in Ethiopia and the capital of the Gambela Region or kilil. Located in Anuak Zone, at the confluence of the Baro River and its tributary the Jajjaba, the city has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:8|15|N|34|35|E||| |primary |name= }} and an elevation of 526 meters. It is surrounded by Gambela Zuria. Gambela is important because bridges over both the Baro and the Jajjaba are located in that city.

Located at 8.25, 34.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Populated places in the Gambela Region

Gambela Zuria

Gambela Zuria ("Greater Gambela") is one of the woredas in the Gambela Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Anuak Zone, Gambela Zuria is bordered on the south by Abobo, on the west by Itang special woreda, and on the north and east by the Oromia Region. Gambela, which is the capital of the Region, is surrounded by this woreda. Elevations in Gambela range 400–600 meters above sea level; the high point is Mount Mesengo den Ch'aka. Rivers include the Baro.

Located at 8.16667, 34.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gambela Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Gambēla.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gambela Post, Gambella, Gambeila, Gambēla, GMB, Гамбеле