Discover Addis Ababa

5.2 million

Addis Ababa is a highly developed and important cultural, artistic, financial and administrative centre of Ethiopia. The city lies a few kilometres west of the East African Rift, which splits Ethiopia into two, between the Nubian Plate and the Somali Plate.

The city is surrounded by the Special Zone of Oromia and is populated by people from the different regions of Ethiopia. The city has a high human development index and is known for its vibrant culture, strong fashion scene, high involvement of young people, thriving arts scene, and for having the fastest economic growth of any country in the world.

Best time to visit

Month Temp (Min/Max) Avg. Weather Touristy Mark
January 7°C / 24°C
February 8°C / 24°C
March 10°C / 25°C
April 10°C / 25°C
May 11°C / 25°C
June 10°C / 23°C
July 10°C / 21°C
August 10°C / 21°C
September 10°C / 22°C
October 7°C / 24°C
November 6°C / 23°C
December 6°C / 23°C