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: 10:15 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:13 am and 6:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.829 and -140.081 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atiheu
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Ethiopia in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 2,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Ethiopia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Ethiopia. Last Update: 2019-06-25 07:23:48

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 10:15 AM (Wednesday). 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 1015.3 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 65% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 27th of June 2019

20°C (69 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 28th of June 2019

20°C (68 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 29th of June 2019

20°C (67 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

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

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.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region

Sidama Zone

Sidama is a Zone in the Ethiopian Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR). It is named for the Sidama people, whose homeland is located in this zone. Sidama is bordered on the south by the Oromia Region except for a short stretch in the middle where it shares a border with Gedeo, on the west by the Bilate River which separates it from Wolayita, and on the north and east by the Oromia Region. Towns in Sidama include Irgalem and Wendo.

Located at 6.66667, 38.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, Zones of Ethiopia

Shebedino

Shebedino is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Sidama Zone located in the Great Rift Valley, Shebedino is bordered on the south by Dale, on the west by Boricha, on the north by Awasa Zuria, on the east by Gorche, and on the southeast by Wensho. Towns in Shebedino include Leku. Boricha and Gorche woredas were separated from Shebedino woreda.

Located at 6.83333, 38.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Dale (woreda)

Dale is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Sidama Zone located in the Great Rift Valley, Dale is bordered on the south by Aleta Wendo and Chuko, on the west by Loko Abaya, on the northwest by Boricha, on the north by Shebedino, and on the east by Wensho. The major town in Dale is Irgalem. Parts of Dale woreda were separated to create Loko Abaya and Wensho woredas.

Located at 6.75, 38.3333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Aleta Wendo (woreda)

Aleta Wendo is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Sidama Zone, Aleta Wendo is bordered on the south by Dara, on the west by Chuko, on the north by Dale and Wensho, on the east by Bursa, and on the southeast by Hula. The administrative center is Aleta Wendo. Chuko woreda was separated from Aleta Wendo.

Located at 6.58333, 38.3333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Hula (woreda)

Hula is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Sidama Zone, Hula is bordered on the south by the Oromia Region, on the west by Dara, on the northwest by Aleta Wendo, on the north by Bursa, and on the east by Bona Zuria. The major town in Hula is Hagere Selam. Woredas of Bursa and Bona Zuria were separated from Hula.

Located at 6.58333, 38.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 16 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Aleta Wendo

Aleta Wendo (also known as Wendo) is a town in southern Ethiopia. Located in a fertile and forested area near Lake Abaya, not far from the sources of the Ganale Dorya and Dawa Rivers in the Sidama Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region, this town has a longitude and latitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|36|N|38|25|E||| | |name= }} with an elevation of 2037 meters above sea level. It is administrative center of Aleta Wendo woreda.

Located at 6.6, 38.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 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 Yirga ‘Alem.


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