Bishoftu
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: 07:16 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:25 am and 6:04 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.941 and -140.169 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hakaui
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Ethiopia in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 2,6 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: 2019-12-05 07:22:03

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 07:16 AM (Friday). 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: 23°C / 73 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 91% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Saturday, 7th of December 2019

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 8th of December 2019

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Monday, 9th of December 2019

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

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.


Ethiopia|| #አስደሳች ዜና ቲያንስ ኢትዮጵያ/#TIENS ETHIOPIA NEWS

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

አስደሳችዜናቲያንስ ኢትዮጵያ #TIENSETHIOPIA NEWS #በመጀመሪያ እንኳን በሰላም በፍቅር በደስታ ወደ ቻናላችን መጡ። ስለጎበኙን...


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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