in Tigray, Ethiopia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.163 and 38.899 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 9' 48" and E 38° 53' 57"
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: 10:09 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:03 am and 6:57 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: 3,3 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: 2020-07-13 07:21:27

Delve into Ādwa

Ādwa in Tigray is a city located in Ethiopia about 355 mi (or 572 km) north of Addis Ababa, the country's capital town.

Current time in Ādwa is now 10:09 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Ādwa. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Axum Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Ethiopia is Aksum in a distance of 12 mi (or 20 km), West.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mai-Mne, Mendefera, Mek'ele, Asmara and Massawa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 71 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 21%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Tuesday, 14th of July 2020

21°C (71 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 15th of July 2020

22°C (72 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Thursday, 16th of July 2020

22°C (71 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Adwa sorride 2

Published: February 18, 2014
Length: 07:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: AmiciDiAdwa

Attività dei medici odontoiatri Matteo Cavedon e Giorgio Calgaro presso la missione salesiana di Adwa - Etiopia in gennaio 2014.

Tempel von Yeha

Published: June 05, 2014
Length: 52:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Lars Freudenthal

http://www.freudenthal.biz/aethiopien/ - Hier findet Ihr Aufnahmen von unserer Rundreise durch Äthiopien mit dem Tempel von Yeha und dem Kloster Abbe Aftse sowie vielen weiteren Zielen. Über...

Skills challenge at BMW Motorrad Bikefest 2014 at Midmar, South Africa.

Published: April 28, 2014
Length: 05:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Stephen Armitage

One of the competitors takes on the skills challenge/gymkhana at the 2014 BMW Motorrad Bikefest.

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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.


Adwa (also spelled Adowa, Aduwa, or Adua in Italian) is a market town and separate woreda in northern Ethiopia, and best known as the community closest to the decisive Battle of Adowa fought in 1896 with Italian troops. Notably, Ethiopian soldiers won the battle, thus being the only African nation to thwart European colonialism.

Located at 14.1667, 38.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Populated places in the Tigray Region

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Auda, Adua, Adowa, Adaba, Aduwā, Ādwa, አድዋ, Adwa, Adoua