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Addis Ababa Travel Guide, Ethiopia

The city of Addis Ababa happens to be the capital city for country of Ethopia. The city of Addis Ababa is huge in every possible term and considered as one of the most important cities in Africa. Same is the reason why the city of Addis Ababa has also been given the tag of capital city for African Union which is actually a group of 53 states in Africa. This increased the importance of Addis Ababa heavily considering the fact that it was considered the best city amongst all the cities in 53 different states of Africa.

The annual average temperature for the city of Addis Ababa is around 16 degree Celsius. The annual average maximum temperature for the city of Addis Ababa is around 20 degree Celsius while the annual average minimum temperature for the city of Addis Ababa is around 13 degree Celsius. The altitude for the city of Addis Ababa is around 2500 meters and this height of the city with moderate temperatures plus the location which is near equator helps the temperature of the surroundings to be constant even with passing months. As pointed out above the temperature difference in the city of Addis Ababa is just 10 degree Celsius throughout the year.

As per the latest census of year 2008 the population for the city of Addis Ababa is over 3 million inhabitants. This census said that as of 2008 the city of Addis Ababa had no rural areas around it and hence the complete population actually lives in the urban regions of the city. The total area of expansion for the city of Addis Ababa is around 530 kilometer square. One should note that the population for the city of Addis Ababa isn’t increasing rapidly like other metro cities. In the year 1994 the population was around 2.3 million and as of 2008 the population is just above 3 million. Around 82 percent of the total population in the city of Addis Ababa is Christian while around 13 percent is Muslim. Rests are the couple of other remaining religions.

The city of Addis Ababa is very famous amongst tourists due to the numerous landmarks in the city. Also the city is famous amongst job seekers due to the diversity in economical activities which are present in Addis Ababa.


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