Axum

Axum is a city of 56,000 in the Tigray region of , just south of , with which it shares the language of Tigrinya. It was for nearly 800 years the administrative centre of one of the great empires of the old world along with those of Rome, Persia and China and remains the ecclesiastical capital of the Ethiopian church.
Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Axum

Latitude
14.1221° or 14° 7' 19.6" north
Longitude
38.7322° or 38° 43' 55.8" east
Open Location Code
7G6W4PCJ+RV
Population
51,800
IATA airport code
AXU
United Nations Location Code
ET AXU
Elevation
2,131 metres (6,991 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 298296175
Geo­Names ID
344420
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Aksum
  • Amharic: አክሱም
  • Arabic: Axum
  • Arabic: أكسوم
  • Armenian: Աքսում (քաղաք)
  • Armenian: Աքսում
  • Asturian; Bable: Aksum (ciudá)
  • Asturian; Bable: Aksum
  • Avaric: Aksum
  • Azerbaijani: Aksum
  • Basque: Aksum
  • Basque: Axum
  • Belarusian: Аксум
  • Bengali: আকসুম
  • Breton: Aksoum
  • Bulgarian: Аксум
  • Burmese: အက်ဆမ်မြို့
  • Catalan: Axum
  • Cebuano: Āksum
  • Chinese: 阿克蘇姆
  • Croatian: Aksum
  • Czech: Aksúm
  • Danish: Axum
  • Dutch: Aksum
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: اكسوم
  • English: Aksum
  • English: ኣኽሱም?
  • Esperanto: Aksumo
  • Estonian: Aksum
  • Finnish: Aksum
  • French: Aksoum
  • French: Axoum
  • Frisian: Aksum
  • Gallegan: Axum
  • Georgian: აქსუმი
  • German: Aksum
  • German: Axum
  • German: Weltkulturerbe Axum
  • Greek: Αξούμ (Αξώμη)
  • Greek: Αξούμ
  • Gujarati: એક્સમ
  • Hebrew: אקסום
  • Hindi: अक्सुम
  • Hungarian: Akszúm
  • Indonesian: Aksum
  • Italian: Aksum
  • Italian: Axum
  • Italian: regno di Axum
  • Japanese: アクスム
  • Kannada: ಅಕ್ಸುಮ್
  • Kannada: ಆಕ್ಸಮ್
  • Korean: 악숨
  • Latvian: Aksuma
  • Lithuanian: Aksumas
  • Maithili: अक्सुम
  • Malay (generic): Axum
  • Malayalam: അക്സൂം
  • Marathi: अक्सम
  • Mingrelian: აქსუმი
  • Nepali: अक्सुम
  • Norwegian: Aksum
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Aksum
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Aksum
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Axom
  • Persian: اکسوم
  • Polish: Aksum
  • Portuguese: Aksum
  • Portuguese: Axum
  • Romanian: Axum
  • Russian: Аксум
  • Scots: Axum
  • Serbian: Аксум
  • Serbo-Croatian: Aksum
  • Sinhalese: අක්සුම්
  • Slovak: Aksum
  • Slovenian: Aksum
  • South Azerbaijani: اکسوم
  • Spanish: Aksum
  • Spanish: Axum
  • Swahili (generic): Axum
  • Swedish: Aksum
  • Tamil: அக்ஸும்
  • Telugu: అఖ్సుమ్
  • Thai: อักซุม
  • Turkish: Aksum
  • Ukrainian: Аксум
  • Urdu: ازوم
  • Venetian: Axum
  • Vietnamese: Aksum
  • Waray (Philippines): Aksum
  • Welsh: Axum
  • Wu Chinese: 阿克苏姆
  • Yue Chinese: 阿克蘇姆
  • Zulu: Axum, Itiyopiya
  • Akesum
  • ኣኽሱም

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Axum. See this page's contributions. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.