in Somali, Ethiopia
- Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town (Unesco heritage, 45 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 9.350 and 42.800 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 9° 21' 0" and E 42° 47' 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: 10:19 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:12 am and 5:48 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -9.740 and -138.923 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2019-12-07 07:22:21
Delve into Jijiga
Jijiga in Somali with it's 56,821 habitants is located in Ethiopia about 277 mi (or 446 km) east of Addis Ababa, the country's capital town.
Current time in Jijiga is now 10:19 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Jijiga. The closest is airport we know is Boorama Airport in Somalia in a distance of 48 mi (or 77 km). The closest airport in Ethiopia is Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport in a distance of 67 mi (or 77 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 Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town in a distance of 45 mi (or 73 km), West.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Harar, Baki, Dire Dawa, Baligubadle and Hargeysa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F
|Morning Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Evening Temperature||19°C / 66 °F|
|Night Temperature||16°C / 62 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||3%|
|Air Pressure||1013 hPa|
|Wind Speed||with 9 km/h (5 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 97% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Monday, 9th of December 2019
22°C (72 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Tuesday, 10th of December 2019
22°C (72 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Wednesday, 11th of December 2019
23°C (73 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Videos from this area
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Waa Majaajilo (Comedy) oo qosol leh n oo uu kuu soo bandhigayo jilaa ka tirsan hobolada Jigjiga Waabari oo uu maalgaliyo Xafiiska Ka Hortaga & Xakamaynta Xanuun-Sidaha HIV\AIDS ee Dawlad ...
Isma Huri Karoo Hilba Wada Dhashiyo Hayb Qudhaynu Nahay
Erayadii: Shukri Ganay Codadkii: Bashiir Carab, Khadra Haybe iyo Axmad Budul Waa dhaanto lagu soo dhaweeyey fanaaniinta ree Somaliland ee booqday Jigjiga, August 2013.
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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.
Jijiga is a city in eastern Ethiopia and the capital of the Somali Region of the country. Located in the Jijiga Zone approximately 80 km (50 mi) east of Harar and 60 km (37 mi) west of the border with Somalia, this city has an elevation of 1,609 meters above sea level. The city is located on the main road between Harar and the Somali city of Hargeisa, and is known for incense production. It has enjoyed postal service since 1923, and had telephone service by 1956.
Jijiga is one of the woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Jijiga Zone, Jijiga is bordered on the south by Kebri Beyah, on the southwest by Gursum, on the southeast by Ajersagora, on the north by the Shinile Zone, and on the northeast by Awbere. Towns and cities in Jijiga include Jijiga. The average elevation in this woreda is 1803 meters above sea level. The only perennial rivers in this woreda are the Fafen and the Jerer.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Jijiga.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Giggigga, Jigjigga, Djigdjiga, Jigjiga, Giggiga, Dzhidzhiga, Jijiga, ጅጅጋ, Džidžiga, Dschidschiga, Ĝiĝiga, Djidjiga, גיגיגה, JIJ, 지지가, Dżidżiga, Джиджига, جیجیگا, 吉吉加