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Mek'ele Destination Guide

Discover Mek'ele in Ethiopia

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

Interactive map of Mek'ele

Local time in Mek'ele is now 04:28 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Addis Ababa " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Al Hudaydah, Djibouti, Wergesha, Ts'ahlo, and Massawa. When in this area, you might want to check out Al Hudaydah . We found 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 Mek'ele ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Romanat Waterfall in Mekelle, Ethiopia

1:11 min by Amaneal Woldeselassie
Views: 14542 Rating: 4.44

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

0:24 min by Alex Little
Views: 1286 Rating: 0.00

Celebrating Timket in Mekelle ..


A Little Moment in my office Mekelle

1:35 min by Kibrom Berhe Hadush
Views: 208 Rating: 5.00

A Little Moment in my office Mekelle ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 13.48 39.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Football venues in Ethiopia, Mek'ele

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: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.48 39.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Former national capitals, Mek'ele

Mekelle University

Mekelle University is located in Northern Ethiopia, at a distance of 783 kilometers from the Ethiopian capital city, Addis Ababa.

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Located at 13.48 39.49 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1991 establishments in Ethiopia, Educational institutions established in 1991, Mek'ele, Universities and colleges in Ethiopia

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.

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Located at 13.48 39.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km 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.

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Located at 13.37 39.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Tigray Region

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Mek'ele