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Jiga Destination Guide

Delve into Jiga in Ethiopia!

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Jiga in the region of Amhara Region is located in Ethiopia - some 147 mi (or 237 km) North-West of Addis Ababa, the country's capital.

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Current time in Jiga is now 03:39 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Addis Ababa" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Wad, Mek'ele, Mancusa, Finote Selam, Dingra Maryam or Ad-Damazin. While being here, make sure to check out Yedegera, Yech'erek'a and Jiga as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Videos

African Enduro - Ethiopia

02:41 min ( September 04, 2008 by mgalliers)
Views: 3,245 - Rating: 5/5

A few clips of riding in Ethiopia; Blue Nile gorge, road obstacles, leaning in heavy wind, village traffic & city traffic

To Debre Marcos

02:09 min ( April 22, 2011 by Bufara7)
Views: 655 - Rating: 5/5

From Bahir Dar to Debre Markos on our way to Cape Town on our BMW R1200GSA


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Interesting facts about this location

Machakel

Machakel is one of the woredas in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq Gojjam Zone, Machakel is bordered on the south by Debre Elias, on the northwest by the Mirab Gojjam Zone, on the east by Sinan, and on the southeast by Guzamn. Towns in Machakel include Amanuel. Woreda of Debre Elias was separated from Machakel.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10.67, 37.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Amhara Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Finote Selam

Finote Selam is a town and separate woreda in western Ethiopia. Located in the Mirab Gojjam Zone of the Amhara Region, this town has a longitude and latitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:10|42|N|37|16|E||| |primary |name= }} with an elevation of 1917 meters above sea level. It is surrounded by Jabi Tehnan woreda. In 1964, a hospital for lepers had been built in Finote Selam by the private fund "Swedish Aid to Leprous Children in Ethiopia".

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Located at 10.67, 37.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Amhara Region

Dembecha (woreda)

Dembecha is one of the woredas in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Gojjam Zone, Dembecha is bordered on the west by Bure, on the northwest by Jabi Tehnan, on the north by Dega Damot, and on the east and south by the Misraq Gojjam Zone. Towns in Dembecha include Addis Alem, Dembecha and Yechereka. Rivers in this woreda include the Temchi, over which the Italian Count Salimbeni built the first bridge in Gojjam for Negus Tekle Haymanot in 1884-1885.

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Located at 10.67, 37.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Amhara Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Guzamn

Guzamn is one of the woredas in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq Gojjam Zone, Guzamn is bordered on the southeast by Baso Liben, on the south by the Abay River which separates it from the Oromia Region, on the west by Debre Elias, on the northwest by Machakel, on the north by Sinan, and on the east by Aneded; the Chamwaga River defines part of the border between Guzamn and Baso Liben. The town and woreda of Debre Marqos is an enclave inside Guzamn.

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Located at 10.67, 37.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Amhara Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Jabi Tehnan

Jabi Tehnan is one of the woredas in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Gojjam Zone, Jabi Tehnan is bordered on the southeast by Dembecha, on the west by Bure, on the northwest by Sekela, on the north by Kuarit, and on the east by Dega Damot. The town and separate woreda of Finote Selam is surrounded by Jabi Tehnan. Towns in Jabi Tehnan include Jiga, Maksegnit and Mankusa.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10.67, 37.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Amhara Region, Woredas of Ethiopia