Metu
in Oromiya, Ethiopia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
8.300 and 35.583 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 8° 18' 0" and E 35° 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: 04:43 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:25 am and 6:21 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.941 and -140.169 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hakaui
References
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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: 2019-10-16 07:22:50

Discover Metu

Metu in Oromiya with it's 29,648 citizens is a place in Ethiopia about 222 mi (or 357 km) west of Addis Ababa, the country's capital city.

Current time in Metu is now 04:43 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Metu. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Gore Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 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: Gambela, Maiwut, Asosa, Nasir and Akobo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Setting with 0 km/h (0 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 18th of October 2019

26°C (78 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 19th of October 2019

26°C (79 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 20th of October 2019

26°C (78 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Vetiver System (Vetiver Grass): Wetland Restoration

Published: August 15, 2009
Length: 18:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Richard Grimshaw

This short movie describes how Vetiver grass has been used very successfully in western Ethiopia for the restoration of dried up wetlands. The workw as carried out by the Ethiopian Wetland Society.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Metu, Ethiopia

Metu is a market town and separate woreda in southwestern Ethiopia. Located in the Illubabor Zone of the Oromia Region (or kilil) along the Sor River, this town has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:8|18|N|35|35|E||| | |name= }} and an altitude of 1605 meters. Metu was the capital of the former Illubabor Province from 1978 until the adoption of the new constitution in 1995.

Located at 8.3, 35.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Oromia Region

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mattu, Mettu, Metu