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

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.783 and 36.567 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 46' 59" and E 36° 34' 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: 12:12 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:18 am and 6:42 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: 3,9 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: 2022-05-17 08:25:36

Delve into Bako

Bako in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region with it's 17,872 habitants is located in Ethiopia about 269 mi (or 433 km) south-west of Addis Ababa, the country's capital town.

Current time in Bako is now 12:12 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Bako. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Baco Airport in a distance of 0 mi (or 1 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Ethiopia is Konso Cultural Landscape in a distance of 66 mi (or 107 km), South-East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hawassa, Lodwar, Kapoeta, Gambela and Kaabong. 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 17°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 42%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 23% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Wednesday, 18th of May 2022

27°C (80 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 19th of May 2022

27°C (81 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 20th of May 2022

28°C (83 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Camping in Jinka

Published: May 13, 2014
Length: 17:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Lars Freudenthal Fahrt nach Jinka und Eindrücke vom sehr gewöhnungsbedürftigen Campingplatz in Jinka. Über den Link kommt Ihr zu unserem Äthiopien-Reisebericht. Dort...

Claude Samuel - eye tribal clinic, Ethiopia קלוד סמואל- מרפאה שבטית, אתיופיה

Published: June 30, 2014
Length: 41:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Moo-V Group

אלון חנניה מראיין את האופטמטריסט קלוד סמואל על פעילותו במהלך השנים האחרונות באזור המבודד של דרום אתיופיה....

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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.


Jinka is a market town in southern Ethiopia. Located in the hills north of the Tama Plains, this town is the capital of the Debub Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region and Bako Gazer woreda. Jinka has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:5|47|N|36|34|E|region:ET-SN_type:city(22475)|| |primary |name= }} and an elevation of 1490 meters above sea level. It is one of three towns in Bako Gazer woreda.

Located at 5.78333, 36.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Populated places in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region

Baco Airport

Baco Airport is an airport near both Baco and Jinka, Ethiopia.

Located at 5.78287, 36.562 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Ethiopia, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Baco, Bachio, Baka, Bako, Бако