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Dire Dawa Destination Guide

Discover Dire Dawa in Ethiopia

Dire Dawa in the region of Dire Dawa Region with its 252,279 habitants is a place located in Ethiopia - some 216 mi or ( 348 km ) East of Addis Ababa , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Dire Dawa

Local time in Dire Dawa is now 12:36 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Addis Ababa " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Hargeysa, Ta'izz, Djibouti, Dikhil, and Arta. When in this area, you might want to check out Hargeysa . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Dire Dawa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


road to dira dawa

6:10 min by pcarton
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road to dira dawa in ethiopia ..

Ethiopie : d'Harar à Nazret

9:48 min by Gwendenieul
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Trimballe en Ethiopie d'Harar à Nazret (appelée aussi Adama), en passant par Dire Dawa et Awah (le parc et la fameuse gare). Musique : "Abebayehush" de l'album "Ethiopiques 15 - Jump to Addis". ..

Hotel Blossom Dire Dawa

1:35 min by leoDire
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A Hotel Where Comfort Be True. Dire Dawa, Ethiopia ..

African Village Dire Dawa Hotel

8:21 min by leoDire
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A great place to stay at when you are in Dire Dawa. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Dire Dawa

Dire Dawa is one of two chartered cities (astedader akabibi) in Ethiopia (the other being the capital, Addis Ababa). This chartered city is divided administratively into two woredas, the city proper and the non-urban woreda of Gurgura. Dire Dawa lies in the eastern part of the nation, on the Dechatu River, at the foot of a ring of cliffs that has been described as "somewhat like a cluster of tea-leaves in the bottom of a slop-basin.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.60 41.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: City-states, Dire Dawa, Regions of Ethiopia

Dechatu River

The Dechatu River is a river of eastern Ethiopia. It rises in the Ahmar Mountains to flow north through the second largest city in the country, Dire Dawa towards the Awash River, entering the city at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|35|N|41|52|E||| |primary |name= }}. It is unclear if either its flow or river bed eventually reach the Awash. The river appears to lose itself in the Cantur Plain (Buren Meda) north of Dire Dawa.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.58 41.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Rivers of Ethiopia

Dire Dawa Stadium

Dire Dawa Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. It is currently used mostly for football matches, on club level by Dire Dawa City of the Ethiopian Premier League. The stadium has a capacity of 18,000 spectators. It also hosted six matches during the 1976 African Cup of Nations.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.58 41.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Football venues in Ethiopia


Shinile (also transliterated Ghinièle) is a town in eastern Ethiopia. Located in the Shinile Zone of the Somali Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:09|41|N|41|51|E|region:ET-SO_type:city(13132)|| |primary |name= }} with an elevation of 1079 meters above sea level. The first station of the Addis Ababa - Djibouti Railway east of Dire Dawa is at Shinile.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.68 41.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Somali Region

Kombolcha (woreda)

Kombolcha is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Kombolcha is bordered on the south by the Harari Region, on the southwest by Haro Maya, on the northwest by Dire Dawa, on the north by the Somali Region, and on the east by Jarso. The administrative center of the woreda is Melka Rafu.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.42 42.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Oromia Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Dire Dawa