in Oromiya, Ethiopia

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Tiya (Unesco heritage, 35 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.933 and 38.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 55' 59" and E 38° 43' 0"
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: 07:10 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:14 am and 6:21 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.829 and -140.081 (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

Touring Ziway

Ziway in Oromiya with it's 49,416 residents is a town located in Ethiopia about 75 mi (or 121 km) south of Addis Ababa, the country's capital place.

Time in Ziway is now 07:10 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Ziway. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Harar Meda Airport in a distance of 58 mi (or 93 km), North. 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 35 mi (or 57 km), North.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hawassa, Addis Ababa, 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: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 12%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 24% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Tuesday, 22nd of September 2020

21°C (70 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Wednesday, 23rd of September 2020

19°C (66 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 24th of September 2020

21°C (69 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Published: July 26, 2010
Length: 50:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: dayveedh

Adami Tullu 2012

Published: September 14, 2012
Length: 02:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Alberto Tonon

il nostro racconto sull'esperienza di volontariato in Etiopia.

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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.


Ziway or Zway is a town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia. It is located on the road connecting Addis Ababa to Nairobi in the Misraq Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia, Ziway has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:7|56|N|38|43|E||| | |name= }} with an elevation of 1643 meters above sea level. Adjacent to Lake Ziway, the economy of the town is based on fishing and horticulture. Ziway is also home to a prison and a caustic soda factory.

Located at 7.93333, 38.7167 (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 Ziway.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Zway, Zwai, Ziway