in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, Ethiopia

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Tiya (Unesco heritage, 113 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.067 and 37.700 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 4' 0" and E 37° 42' 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: 08:10 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:15 am and 6:11 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: 3,5 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: 2020-10-20 08:21:14

Discover Āreka

Āreka in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region with it's 33,150 citizens is a town in Ethiopia about 153 mi (or 246 km) south-west of Addis Ababa, the country's capital city.

Current time in Āreka is now 08:10 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Āreka. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Soddu Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 28 km), South. 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 113 mi (or 182 km), North-East.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 71 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 55%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 66% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 22nd of October 2020

22°C (71 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Friday, 23rd of October 2020

23°C (73 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Light rain, calm, few clouds.

Saturday, 24th of October 2020

23°C (73 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Videos from this area

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Chubasqueros para los niños de Dubbo - Etiopía

Published: October 22, 2010
Length: 18:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: rabispower

Crear Sonrisas contó en el verano de 2010 con la ayuda de una farmacia de Madrid que envió 500 chubasqueros para los niños de Dubbo en plena época de lluvias.

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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.

Boloso Sore

Boloso Sore is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Wolayita Zone, Boloso Sore is bordered on the south by Sodo Zuria and Damot Sore, on the west by Boloso Bombe, on the northeast by the Kembata Tembaro Zone, on the northeast by the Hadiya Zone, on the east by Damot Pulasa, and on the southeast by Damot Gale. The administrative center is at Areka. Boloso Bombe and Damot Sore woredas were separated from Boloso Sore.

Located at 7.08333, 37.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, Woredas of Ethiopia


Areka (also known as Areka Ancheto) is a town in southern part of Ethiopia. Located in the Wolaita Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region some 300 kilometers southwest of the capital, Addis Ababa. This town has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:7|4|N|37|42|E||| | |name= }} and an elevation of 1774 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Boloso Sore woreda.

Located at 7.06667, 37.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ancheto, Areka Ancheto, Āreka