State Of The Map 2011/Bid/Addis Ababa

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Alexander M.

Organizing team ET

Maybe Bandira AddisMap Team, but still more people needed!

Proposed venue

Addis Ababa Addis Ababa (Wikipedia)

Short impression how the State of the Map 2011 would look like

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Evening events could be:

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Information about the city

Please visit Addis Ababa City Administration (OSM based city guide) Addis Ababa (Wikipedia).


How to get there:

  • Bole International Airport

Where to stay:

There is plenty accommodation in the city, ranging from low local-standard hotels (4 EUR +) to luxury hotels.

Why Addis Ababa ?

  • Make the SOTM in Africa: Give mappers from developing countries a chance to attend.
  • Addis Ababa is a well established conference location.
  • Its the HQ of the African Union
  • Its quite well mapped.
  • Addis Ababa is "The Capital of Africa".

Possible Locations

Milenium Hall


  • Walking (!) Distance from Bole International Airport
  • Space for Thousands of People


  • Probably to big

Hilton Addis

Sheraton Addis

African Union Conference Center?