Jijiga Tourism

Jijiga (Somali: Jigjiga) is a city in eastern Ethiopia and the capital of the Somali Region of the country. Located in the Jijiga Zone approximately 80 km (50 mi) east of Harar and 60 km (37 mi) west of the border with Somalia, this city has an elevation of 1,609 meters above sea level. The city is located on the main road between Harar and the Somali city of Hargeisa. It has enjoyed postal service since 1923, and had telephone service by 1956. An asphalt and concrete road 170 kilometers in length connecting Jijiga with Degehabur was completed 14 November 2008 at a cost of over 230 million Birr. Jijiga is served by Jijiga Airport (Garaad Wiil-Waal Airport) (IATA: JIJ, ICAO: HAJJ). Jijiga was a city of Hararghe province, but with the adoption of the 1995 Somalia constitution, it became the capital of the Somali Regional State.


This warm abode of Jijiga is a delightful place to visit in Ethiopia. A vacation to Jijiga can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

Jijiga is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.


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