Adi Quala (Tigrinya: ዓዲ ዃላ? Tigrinya pronunciation: [ʕadi xʷala]) is a market town in Eritrea. It is located south of Mendefera near the Ethiopian border, over 2,000m above sea level.
Adi Quala is known for its tukul (hut) church with its frescoes and its mausoleum for the Italian Army soldiers who died at the Battle of Adwa. The town has a population of 14,000 people. The main language that is spoken in the town of Adi Quala is (Tigrinya: ዓዲ ዃላ?)
Writing in the 1890s, Augustus B. Wylde described the market in Adi Quala, held on Mondays, as medium in size.
- ^ Augustus B. Wylde, Modern Abyssinia (London: Methuen, 1901), p. 494
Coordinates: 14°38′N 38°50′E / 14.633°N 38.833°E