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Mek'ele in the region of Tigray Region with it's 215,546 habitants is a town located in Ethiopia - some 313 mi (or 504 km) North of Addis Ababa, the country's capital.

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Local time in Mek'ele is now 08:11 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Addis Ababa" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Al Hudaydah, Djibouti, Wergesha, Ts'ahlo, Massawa or Mek'ele. When in this area, you might want to check out Shibt'a, Mek'ele, Kwiha, Harena, Gergember and Adeha as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Videos

A Little Moment in my office Mekelle

01:35 min ( May 24, 2012 by Kibrom Berhe Hadush)
Views: 208 - Rating: 5/5

A Little Moment in my office Mekelle

Romanat Waterfall in Mekelle Ethiopia

01:11 min ( April 11, 2012 by Amaneal Woldeselassie)
Views: 14,542 - Rating: 4.43529/5

Amazing place, 20minutes drive from Mekelle CIty, there is another waterfall nearby which I plan to visit for my short film in Tigray, Mekelle. Amaneal's page: www.facebook.com


Timket festival in Mekelle

00:24 min ( April 05, 2010 by Alex Little)
Views: 1,286 - Rating: 0/5

Celebrating Timket in Mekelle

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Interesting facts about this location

Mek'ele

Mek'ele, also transliterated as Makale, is a city in the northern Tigray Region of Ethiopia. It is located some 780 kilometers north of the capital Addis Ababa, at a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:13|29|N|39|28|E|type:city(201,000)_region:ET|| |primary |name= }}, with an elevation of 2084 meters above sea level.

More reading: Mek'ele homepage
Located at 13.5, 39.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Former national capitals, Mek'ele

Tigray Stadium

Tigray Stadium also known as Balloni is a multi-use stadium in Mek'ele, Ethiopia. It is used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Guna Trading FC and Trans Ethiopia. The stadium has a capacity of 35,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.5, 39.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Ethiopia, Mek'ele

Qwiha

Qwiha (also Kuha or Kwiha) is a town located in northern Ethiopia. The name comes from the local word for willows, which are abundant in the area. Located in the Debub Misraqawi (Southeastern) Zone of the Tigray Region, it lies 9 kilometers east of Mek'ele straddling the highway that leads to Addis Ababa. It has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:13|28|37|N|39|32|42|E| |primary |name= }} with an elevation of 2247 meters above sea level.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.5, 39.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Tigray Region

Chalacot

Chalacot or Chelekot is a village in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Located in the Enderta woreda of the Debub Misraqawi (Southeastern) Zone, 10 kilometers north of Antalo and 17 kilometers south of Mek'ele, the village has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:13|22|N|39|28|E||| | |name= }} with an approximate elevation of 2100 meters above sea level. The Central Statistical Agency has not published an estimate for this village's 2005 population.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.5, 39.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Tigray Region

Enderta (woreda)

Enderta is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. It was named for the former Enderta province, which was later merged into Tigray Province.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.5, 39.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Tigray Region, Woredas of Ethiopia