Mendefera, formerly Adi Ugri, is an ancient town which is now the capital city of the Southern Region or Zoba Debub of . The town's name derives from the high hill in the center of the city and it means that "who dared it" or "መን ደፈራ" as it was a jungle and is a source of pride to Eritreans.
14.8841° or 14° 53' 2.8" north
38.8129° or 38° 48' 46.6" east
Open Location Code
1977 metres (6486 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 312691689
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: عدي أوغري
  • Arabic: مندفرا
  • Arabic: منديفيرا
  • Bulgarian: Мендефера
  • Catalan: Mendefera
  • Cebuano: Mendefera
  • Chinese: 門德費拉
  • Chinese: 门德费拉
  • Croatian: Mendefera
  • Czech: Mendefera
  • Danish: Mendefera
  • Dutch: Adi Ugri
  • Dutch: Mendefera
  • Egyptian Arabic: منديفيرا
  • Finnish: Mendefera
  • French: Adi Ugri
  • French: Mendefera
  • Georgian: მენდეფერა
  • German: Adi Ugri
  • German: Mendefera
  • Greek: Μεντεφέρα
  • Hebrew: מנדפרה
  • Italian: Addi Ugri
  • Italian: Adi Bana
  • Italian: Adi Ugri
  • Italian: Mendefera
  • Japanese: アディ・ウグリ
  • Japanese: メンデフェラ
  • Korean: 멘데페라
  • Lithuanian: Adi Ugri
  • Lithuanian: Mendefera
  • Norwegian: Mendefera
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mendefera
  • Persian: مندفرا
  • Polish: Mendefera
  • Portuguese: Mendefera
  • Romanian: Mendefera
  • Russian: Адди-Угри
  • Russian: Ади-Угри
  • Russian: Мендефера
  • Russian: Мэндэфэра
  • South Azerbaijani: مندفرا
  • Spanish: Mendefera
  • Swedish: Adi Ugri
  • Swedish: Mendefera
  • Tigrinya: Mendefera
  • Tigrinya: መንደፈራ
  • Ukrainian: Мендефера
  • Urdu: مندیفیرا
  • Veps: Mendefer
  • Western Frisian: Mendefera
  • Yue Chinese: 門德費拉
  • Zulu: Mendefera
  • Ādī Ugrī
  • መንደፈራ Mendefera مندفرا
  • ‘Adī Wegrī

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