Yirga ‘Alem
in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, Ethiopia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.750 and 38.417 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 45' 0" and E 38° 25' 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: 11:54 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:09 am and 6:35 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

Explore Yirga ‘Alem

Yirga ‘Alem in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region with it's 36,292 inhabitants is located in Ethiopia about 159 mi (or 256 km) south of Addis Ababa, the country's capital.

Local time in Yirga ‘Alem is now 11:54 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Yirga ‘Alem. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Awassa Airport in a distance of 23 mi (or 36 km), North. 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 Tiya in a distance of 117 mi (or 189 km), North.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hawassa, Addis Ababa, Gambela, Mandera and Dire Dawa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 40%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 21% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Wednesday, 18th of May 2022

28°C (82 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Thursday, 19th of May 2022

29°C (84 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 20th of May 2022

29°C (84 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

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.


Irgalem (also spelled Yrgalam, Yrgalem and Yrga Alem; alternate names include Abosto, Dalle) is a town in southern Ethiopia. Located 260 kilometers south of Addis Ababa and 40 kilometers south of Awasa in the Sidama Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region (or kilil), the town has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|45|N|38|25|E|region:ET-SO_type:city(43815)|| | |name= }} and an elevation of 1776 meters.

Located at 6.75, 38.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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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 Yirga ‘Alem.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Irgalem, Ābosto, Yirgalem, Agraria, Dalle, Yirga ‘Alem