in Oromiya, Ethiopia

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Tiya (Unesco heritage, 45 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
8.534 and 37.965 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 8° 32' 3" and E 37° 57' 54"
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: 02:47 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:08 am and 6:42 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: 2022-05-26 08:19:34

Discover Waliso

Waliso in Oromiya with it's 38,394 citizens is a city in Ethiopia about 63 mi (or 102 km) south-west of Addis Ababa, the country's capital city.

Local time in Waliso is now 02:47 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 Waliso. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Bole International Airport in a distance of 65 mi (or 104 km), North-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 45 mi (or 72 km), East.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 25%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Friday, 27th of May 2022

27°C (80 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 28th of May 2022

27°C (80 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 29th of May 2022

27°C (80 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

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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.


Waliso (also known as Ghion, which is also transliterated "Giyon" which was given by emperor Haile Selassie I and this name was no longer used after the fall of his regime as the town has the original name Waliso) is a town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia.

Located at 8.53333, 37.9667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Oromia Region

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Wolisso, Chitu, Woliso, Ghion, Wolliso, Gion, Guyon, Walliso, Uolisò, Waliso, Ualiso, Welso, Walso, Welīso, Giyon