in Somali, Ethiopia

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Location Summary
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: 12:20 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:57 am and 6:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-9.740 and -138.923 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Ethiopia in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,8 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: 2021-04-18 08:35:49

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 12:20 PM (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: 24°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 21%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 74% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 19th of April 2021

23°C (73 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 20th of April 2021

25°C (77 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Wednesday, 21st of April 2021

26°C (80 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Ethiopia Donkeys (continuation)

Published: June 20, 2012
Length: 43:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Claudio Acevedo Castillo

Little Pankaj leading the Ethiopian Cranfield Team.


Published: March 30, 2009
Length: 15:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: guledcase

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

Published: September 06, 2013
Length: 34:54 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Macallinka Ween

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.

Located at 9.35, 42.8 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Populated places in the Somali Region

Jijiga (woreda)

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.

Located at 9.33333, 42.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Somali Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

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