Addis Ababa (colloquially simply known as Addis) is the capital city of Ethiopia.With a population of 3,384,569 (2007 census), the city is the largest in the country. Many of the wealthiest people live in the southeast (Bole), southwest (old airport), CMC, Ayat and Lamberet parts of town. There are more than 120 international missions and embassies in Addis Ababa, making the city a hub for international diplomacy concerning Africa. The headquarters of the African Union and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) are both in the city. The European Union and the United States both have two delegations in Addis Ababa, one for bilateral relations with Ethiopia and one for the African Union. July and August in Addis Ababa are very rainy, and from October until January there is little rain. Temperatures are remarkably constant from month to month. The average highs are between 17C (63 F) and 22C (71 F). The average lows are between 11C (51 F) and 14C (58 F). The warmest months are February to May. Temperatures and climate can vary due to elevation. Due to altitude there is a huge day to night range of temperature: It is often 27C (81 F) at lunchtime and 3C (37 F) at night: Evenings in Addis always take a second layer of clothing with you.Bole International Airport (IATA: ADD), the busiest airport in East Africa and the hub of Ethiopian Airlines, is serviced by several international airlines with daily flights to Europe, United States, and Asia as well as inter-African destinations including Accra, Bamako, Brazzaville, Cairo, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Khartoum, Harare, Johannesburg, Nairobi and many more cities in Africa.Turkish Airlines has daily flights from Istanbul to Addis Ababa.There are two terminals. T1 (the older, smaller one) is for all domestic flights and most flights to neighbouring nations (but not Kenya). T2 (the newer 2003 building) is for all other international flights – arrangements may change so check first.As of July 2012 access into the terminals is restricted. Anyone at the airport to meet you, plus taxis, will be out in the carpark. A dozen of the top hotels still have a booth inside the arrivals area. Similar rules apply at the other airports in the country, for both arrivals and departures. Most hotels will pick you up for free – inquire at booking.One month single entry visa on arrival costs 50USD while three months costs 70USD, note that it is impossible to apply multi-entry visa in the airport now. (2016 June).Most of the roads are in good condition. Routes through Addis AbabaBus terminals:Services on the old metre-gauge railway between Addis Ababa and Djibouti via Dire Dawa were cancelled in 2008. A new standard-gauge railway has recently been built

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Country: Ethiopia