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

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.860 and 37.762 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 51' 36" and E 37° 45' 41"
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: 03:44 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:26 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: 4,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Ethiopia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Ethiopia. Last Update: 2021-12-03 08:30:34

Touring Wolayta Sodo

Wolayta Sodo in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region is a town located in Ethiopia about 164 mi (or 264 km) south-west of Addis Ababa, the country's capital place.

Time in Wolayta Sodo is now 03:44 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Wolayta Sodo. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Soddu Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South. 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 111 mi (or 178 km), South.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 53 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 31%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 12% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Sunday, 5th of December 2021

23°C (74 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 6th of December 2021

23°C (73 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 7th of December 2021

23°C (73 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

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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.


Sodo or Wolaita Sodo is a town and separate woreda in south-central Ethiopia. The administrative center of the Wolaita Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Sodo has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|54|N|37|45|E||| | |name= }} with an elevation between 1600 and 2100 meters above sea level. It was part of the former Sodo woreda which included Sodo Zuria which completely surrounds it. Sodo is served by an airport.

Located at 6.9, 37.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region

Sodo Zuria

Sodo Zuria (Amharic "Greater Sodo Area") is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Wolayita Zone, Sodo Zuria is bordered on the southwest by Offa, on the west by Kindo Koysha, on the northwest by Damot Sore, on the north by Boloso Sore, on the northeast by Damot Gale,on the east by Damot Weyde, and on the southeast by Humbo. Town of Sodo was separated from Sodo woreda.

Located at 6.83333, 37.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Wolayita Zone

Wolayita is a Zone in the Ethiopian Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR). it is named for the Welayta people, whose homeland lies in this Zone.

Located at 6.83333, 37.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, Zones of Ethiopia

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