Ethiopian calendar. The ethiopian calendar is a solar calendar and it is the main calendar used in the country. Phases of the moon are calculated using local time in addis ababa. This site was last updated 052618052618. The geez calendar is the official calendar in ethiopia.
The ethiopic and coptic calendars have 13 months 12 of 30 days each and an intercalary month at the end of the year of 5 or 6 days depending whether the year is a leap year or not. Printing help page for better print results. Yaityoya zaman aoaar is the principal calendar used in ethiopia and also serves as the liturgical year for christians in eritrea and ethiopia belonging to the eritrean orthodox tewahedo church ethiopian orthodox tewahedo church eastern catholic churches and coptic orthodox church of. The geez calendar is the official calendar in ethiopia.
Information about ethiopia and its people. This short month is called pagumiene and it comes after august and before september. Gray typical non working days. Ethiopian calendar is an online interactive geez calendar converter.
The year 2018 is a common year with 365 days in total. It has 12 months of 30 days plus five or six if it is a leap year other days that make a 13th month. The ethiopian calendar has more in common with the coptic egyptian calendar. The exterior of the orthodox christian church ras makkonen selassie in harar ethiopia.
The ethiopian calendar has more in common with the coptic egyptian calendar. Local holidays are not listed. Orthodox church in ethiopia. The ethiopian calendar is quite similar to the julian calendar which was the predecessor to the gregorian calendar most countries use today.
The ethiopian calendar amharic.