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About Mekane Selam

Ethiopia, Africa

Mekane Selam (also known as Denbi Mekane Selam) is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in the Debub Wollo Zone of the Amhara Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 10°45′N 38°45′E with an elevation of 1827 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Debre Sina woreda. The city is bordered by Eastern Gojjam in the west, Kelala and Wogid in the south, Leganbo (Akesta) in the east and Sayint (Agibar) in the north. Mekane Selam hosts an airport ( IATA code MKS) with an [read more]

Mekane Selam (also known as Denbi Mekane Selam) is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in the Debub Wollo Zone of the Amhara Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 10°45′N 38°45′E with an elevation of 1827 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Debre Sina woreda. The city is bordered by Eastern Gojjam in the west, Kelala and Wogid in the south, Leganbo (Akesta) in the east and Sayint (Agibar) in the north. Mekane Selam hosts an airport ( IATA code MKS) with an unpaved runway, the former destination of scheduled flights by Ethiopian Airlines. The airport has not been operational for the last seven eight years. It is also reportedly the westernmost community accessible by car in Wollo. The nearby geology is characterized by an outcropping of basaltic rocks that have been reused in local buildings. [read less]

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