in Tigray, Ethiopia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.277 and 39.462 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 16' 37" and E 39° 27' 43"
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: 09:22 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:09 am and 6:41 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.165 and -141.272 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2019-08-19 07:23:27

Touring Ādīgrat

Ādīgrat in Tigray with it's 65,000 residents is a town located in Ethiopia about 366 mi (or 589 km) north of Addis Ababa, the country's capital place.

Time in Ādīgrat is now 09:22 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Ādīgrat. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Axum Airport in a distance of 47 mi (or 76 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 Aksum in a distance of 51 mi (or 82 km), West.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mek'ele, Mendefera, Mai-Mne, Asmara and Massawa. 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: 26°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 1013.2 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 30% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

25°C (78 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

25°C (77 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

22°C (72 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, 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.


Adigrat is a city and separate woreda in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Located in the Misraqawi Zone at longitude and latitude {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:14|16|N|39|27|E||| |primary |name= }} with an elevation of 2457 meters above sea level, below a high ridge to the west, Adigrat is the last important Ethiopian city south of the border with Eritrea, and is considered to be a strategically important gateway to Eritrea and the Red Sea. It was part of Ganta Afeshum woreda.

Located at 14.2667, 39.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Tigray Region

Debre Damo

Debre Damo is the name of a flat-topped mountain, or amba, and a 6th century monastery in northern Ethiopia. The mountain is a steeply rising plateau of trapezoidal shape, about 1000 by 400 meters in dimension. With a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:14|22|21|N|39|17|24|E|type:mountain |primary |name= }}, it sits at an elevation of 2216 meters above sea level. It is located west of Adigrat in the Mehakelegnaw Zone of the Tigray Region.

Located at 14.3725, 39.29 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Ethiopia, Christian monasteries in Ethiopia, Christian monasteries established in the 6th century, Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo church buildings

Idaga Hamus

Idaga Hamus is a town in northern Ethiopia. Located 80 kilometers north of Mekele in the Mirabawi Zone of the Tigray Region (or kilil) of Ethiopia, this town has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:14|11|N|39|34|E||| | |name= }} with an elevation of 2670 meters above sea level. A number of rock-hewn churches have been reported near this town which include: Debre Zakarios Giyorgis and Cherqos, a collapsed one at Dengelat, Guwahigot Yesus and Yohannes.

Located at 14.1833, 39.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Tigray Region

Misraqawi Zone

Misraqawi (or "Eastern") is a Zone in the Ethiopian Region of Tigray. Misraqawi is bordered on the east by the Afar Region, on the south by Debub Misraqawi (South Eastern), on the west by Mehakelegnaw (Central) and on the north by Eritrea. Its highest point is Mount Asimba (3,250 m). Towns and cities in Misraqawi include Adigrat, Atsbi, Hawzen, and Wiqro.

Located at 14.1667, 39.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tigray Region, Zones of Ethiopia