Bike, Ethiopia

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Bike
Bike is located in Ethiopia
Bike
Bike
Location within Ethiopia
Coordinates: 9°31′47″N 41°11′49″E / 9.52972°N 41.19694°E / 9.52972; 41.19694Coordinates: 9°31′47″N 41°11′49″E / 9.52972°N 41.19694°E / 9.52972; 41.19694
Country Ethiopia
Region Somali
Zone Shinile
Woreda Afdem
Elevation 1,124 m (3,688 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 9,197
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Bike is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in the Shinile Zone of the Somali Region. This town served by a station on the Addis Ababa - Djibouti Railway.

Based on figures from the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, Bike has an estimated total population of 9,197, of whom 4,789 are men and 4,408 are women.[1] The 1997 census reported this town had a total population of 6,168 of whom 3,163 were men and 3,005 women. The three largest ethnic groups reported in this town were the Somali (81.74%), the Oromo (14.72%), and the Amhara (2.8%); all other ethnic groups made up the remaining 0.74% of the residents.[2] It is one of three towns in Afdem woreda.

Climate[edit]

Bike has a hot semi-arid climate (BSh) in Köppen-Geiger system.

Climate data for Bike
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28.5
(83.3)
29.2
(84.6)
30.8
(87.4)
31.5
(88.7)
32.9
(91.2)
34.1
(93.4)
32.6
(90.7)
31.3
(88.3)
31.8
(89.2)
31.4
(88.5)
29.6
(85.3)
28.5
(83.3)
31.02
(87.83)
Average low °C (°F) 14.5
(58.1)
15.7
(60.3)
17.5
(63.5)
18.3
(64.9)
19.0
(66.2)
20.6
(69.1)
19.5
(67.1)
18.9
(66)
19.4
(66.9)
17.3
(63.1)
14.8
(58.6)
13.7
(56.7)
17.43
(63.38)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 21
(0.83)
41
(1.61)
64
(2.52)
88
(3.46)
58
(2.28)
35
(1.38)
97
(3.82)
136
(5.35)
72
(2.83)
25
(0.98)
16
(0.63)
7
(0.28)
660
(25.97)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CSA 2005 National Statistics Archived November 13, 2009, at the Wayback Machine., Table B.4
  2. ^ 1994 Population and Housing Census of Ethiopia: Results for Somali Region, Vol. 1 Archived November 19, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Tables 2.4, 2.14 (accessed 10 January 2009). The results of the 1994 census in the Somali Region were not satisfactory, so the census was repeated in 1997.
  3. ^ "Climate: Bike, Ethiopia - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 25 September 2013.