in Oromiya, Ethiopia

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Tiya (Unesco heritage, 33 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
8.752 and 38.978 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 8° 45' 8" and E 38° 58' 42"
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: 05:11 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:13 am and 6:20 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: 3,5 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: 2020-09-20 07:18:49

Delve into Bishoftu

Bishoftu in Oromiya with it's 104,215 habitants is located in Ethiopia about 25 mi (or 40 km) south-east of Addis Ababa, the country's capital town.

Current time in Bishoftu is now 05:11 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Bishoftu. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Harar Meda Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Tiya in a distance of 33 mi (or 54 km), South-West.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Addis Ababa, Hawassa, Dire Dawa, Harar and Bahir Dar. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 69 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 12%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 29% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Tuesday, 22nd of September 2020

22°C (71 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 23rd of September 2020

22°C (71 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 24th of September 2020

22°C (72 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Family trip 1

Published: December 22, 2009
Length: 30:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Melaku Kitaw

Family trip to Sodore and Hora before Bizu left for US.

Bishoftu Disability Training

Published: March 04, 2014
Length: 19:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Link Ethiopia

Wspomnienia z Etiopii

Published: November 29, 2011
Length: 57:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: estanetpl

Marysia wraz z Piątką naszych zaprzyjaźnionych Turystów dotarła do Etiopii we wrześniu tego roku. Film przedstawia wspaniałe momenty z wyprawy a nawet popisy wokalno-taneczne Podróżników.

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Published: April 12, 2019
Length: 18:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: LIVE YOUR DREAM ህልምህን ኑረው

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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.

Harar Meda Airport

Harar Meda Airport is an airport in Debre Zeyit, Ethiopia. It's the main base for Ethiopian Air Force.

Located at 8.7163, 39.0059 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Ethiopia

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bishoftu, Debre Zeyt, Biscioftù, Debre Zeit, Debra Zeit, Debre Zeyit