Africa Map Pin
Advanced Search »

 +  Online Special Notice for May 21.05 release

When purchasing our current version 20.05.03 T4A GPS maps online (SD Card only!), you will automatically receive version 21.05 in Mid May 2021 as your free upgrade as well as version 21.10 in October 2021. This offer is only valid for online purchases from our shop, from the 15th April 2021 until our new version 21.05 is released in Mid May 2021. Contact our Sales team at [email protected] if you need more information. Please note that this special offer does NOT apply to our GPS Maps Download Links (ie. these are yearly subscriptions on our new shop), APPS, iGO SD Cards and discount purchases. Starts 15-Apr-2021 - until v21.05 gets released.

Village Hamedela

ID: w309510 View large map

Located in Ethiopia :: Ethiopia
Category: Places :: Village

Padkos Links [ submit a link ]

Be the first to submit a link

Description [ correction ]

The Afar settlement of Hamedela is situated on the edge of the Danakil Depression which is officially the hottest place on the planet, holding the record high monthly average temperature for any inhabited area on earth at nearly 47 degrees Celsius. This settlement, consisting of a haphazard cluster of grass walled dwellings, is also the site of a potash mine for which an Israeli company bought a 24 year concession in the early 2010’s. Due to this contract the road from Mekele is tarred. There is also an army camp, a remnant of the war with Eritrea, which provides armed guards to escort tour companies into the Depression.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Ethiopia
Main Cellular Network : Ethio Tel

Directions [ correction ]

Not available

Destination Information [ correction ]
Facilities : Camping, Liquor

Comments [ leave a comment ]

Be the first to leave a comment.

Extras [ add media ]

Be the first to submit a link or media file

Disclaimer: Please note that the Tracks4africa content is researched continuously and the data is updated regularly. Although we endeavour to keep our information as up to date as possible, this is not always possible due to the high volume of listings on our database. Therefore, please treat our information as a guide and reconfirm important items with establishments directly. Please help other travellers, by helping us to keep our data up to date, by submitting data corrections.

Places in the Vicinity

Categories in the Vicinity