Where is Bahir Dar?

Bahir Dar is situated 578 km north west of Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia.
It is located on the southern shore of Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile. The climate of Bahir Dar is hot and dry, with a 3-months season of heavy rains. According to the 1994 population census, the population of Bahir Dar was 96,140, but it has now grown to 138,672 in 2002, with a growth rate of more than 5%.

Africa showing position of EthiopiaEthiopia showing neighbouring states and Lake Tana

The first map abpve shows the location of Ethiopia in Africa.
The second map shows Ethiopia in more detail with some idea of its location
amongst other East African nations, and also the position of Lake Tana.
Click either map or the following link to locate Bahir Dar on Google Maps.
Find out more about Ethiopia on Wikipedia:





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