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The Ethiopian calendar is the primary calendar in Ethiopia, it is also used in the Orthodox Tewahido Church in both Ethiopia and Eritrea. The Ethiopian calendar is very similar to Coptic calendar. An Ethiopian calendar year consists of 12 months of 30 days and 5 or 6 (in leap year) days of small month. Like Coptic and Julian calendar the leap year occurs every 4 years without exceptions like in Gregorian calendar. The day one of the Ethiopian calendar is August, 29th, 8 C.E. (Julian)1. The calculator below converts an Ethiopian date to a Gregorian one.
The following calculator converts a Gregorian date to an Ethiopian date.
The Ethiopian calendar summary
|Days in a year||365.25|
|Effective date||1st century CE|
|Epoch (Julian)||August, 29th, 8 CE|
|Days in a week||7|
|Days in a year||365, 366|
|Days in a month||30, 5, 6|
|Leap year||every 4th year is leap|
|Previous calendar||Ancient Egyptian Calendar|
|Month #||Month name||Days|
Week day names1
|Day #||Day name||Gregorian calendar day name|