in Oromiya, Ethiopia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.673 and 36.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 40' 24" and E 36° 50' 3"
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: 12:07 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:14 am and 6:43 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: 3,9 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: 2022-05-19 07:20:23

Discover Jimma

Jimma in Oromiya with it's 128,306 citizens is a city in Ethiopia about 161 mi (or 259 km) south-west of Addis Ababa, the country's capital city.

Local time in Jimma is now 12:07 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Jimma. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Jimma Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hawassa, Gambela, Addis Ababa, Maiwut and Asosa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 52%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 50% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 20th of May 2022

29°C (83 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 21st of May 2022

29°C (84 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 22nd of May 2022

28°C (82 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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The OWN Project

Published: August 13, 2013
Length: 04:26 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: OWN Official

Opportunity for Women and children Network: giving hope to deprived, hungry street children and destitute women across Jimma and its periphery. OWN is running a project to rehabilitate street...

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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.


Jimma, also spelled Jima, is the largest city in southwestern Ethiopia. It's a special zone of the Oromia Region and is surrounded by Jimma Zone. It has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:7|40|N|36|50|E|region:ET_type:city(159,009)|| | |name= }}. The town was the capital of Kaffa Province until the province was dissolved. Prior to the 2007 census, Jimma was reorganized administratively as a special Zone. Herbert S.

Located at 7.66667, 36.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Oromia Region

Jimma University

Jimma University (JU) is one of the top teaching universities in Ethiopia, and is located in Oromia Region, Jimma Zone. It offers programs and researches which lead toward degrees in different fields of studies. It was established in December 1999 with the amalgamation of the Jimma College of Agriculture (founded in 1952) and the Jimma Institute of Health Sciences (founded in 1983). The main campus of JU is next to the former palace of the kings of Kingdom of Jimma.

Located at 7.685, 36.8314 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities and colleges in Ethiopia, Educational institutions established in 1999, 1999 establishments in Ethiopia

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Djimma, Jimma, Gimma, Gima, Jīma, JIM