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Basic information about Oromiya
Oromia (spelled Oromiyaa in the Oromo language; Amharic: ኦሮምያ is one of the nine ethnically based regional states of Ethiopia covering 284,538 square kilometers. It is bordered by the Somali Region to the east; the Amhara Region the Afar Region and the Benishangul-Gumuz Region to the north; South Sudan Gambela Region and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region to the west; and Kenya to the south. The 2007 census reported Oromia's population at over 27 million, making it the largest state in population and area. It includes the former Arsi Province along with portions of the former Bale Hararghe Illubabor Kaffa Shewa Sidamo and Welega provinces. Its current capital is Addis Ababa ( Oromo : Finfinne ; other important cities and towns include Adama Dire Dawa Harer Ambo Asella Bishoftu Chiro Dembidolo Fiche Gimbi Robe Goba Dello Buna Jimma Metu Negele Boran Moyale Nekemte Shashamane and Waliso
Cities, towns & villages in Oromiya
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SēruSeru is a town in south-eastern Ethiopia. Seru is also capital of one of the 22 districts of Arsi zone, Located in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 07°40′N 40°12′E / 7.667°N 40.200°E with an elevation of 2302 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Seru woreda. It is bordered by Amigna district in the north and northwest, Robe district in west and southwest, Bale Zone in the south and southeast and west Hararghe in the east. Having the total area of 2412km2 it is the largest district from the zone (11.48%). Seru district has 32 peasant association of which 2 (Seru Abas and Bele) are urban administrative units. Seru Abas town is the capital of the district, located at 297 km from Finfine and 172 km from zonal capital, Asella@en . Show Sēruon the map
ManaMana is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Jimma Zone, Mana is bordered on the south by Seka Chekorsa, on the west by Gomma, on the north by Limmu Kosa, and on the east by Kersa. The administrative center of this woreda is Yebu. Show Manaon the map
Debre LībanosSee also Debre Libanos (Eritrea) for another monastery of the same name. Debre Libanos Däbrä Libanos) is a monastery in Ethiopia, lying northwest of Addis Ababa in the Semien Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region. Founded in the thirteenth century by Saint Tekle Haymanot, according to myth, he meditated in a cave for 29 years. The monastery's chief abbot, called the Ichege, was the second most powerful official in the Ethiopian Church after the Abuna. Show Debre Lībanoson the map
KeleKele is a town in southern Ethiopia, and is the administrative center of the Amaro special woreda. Located in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region southeast of Lake Abaya, this town has a latitude and longitude of 06°05′N 38°02′E / 6.083°N 38.033°E with an altitude of 1424 meters above sea level. The name of this town, \"Kele\", comes from the Oromo word for the gate in a thorn hedge; the concept of kela as a customs post on the border of a province was taken over by the Oromo invaders from the Sidama peoples who previously dominated southern Ethiopia. Show Keleon the map
YubdoYubdo is one of the only 180 woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab (West) Welega Zone, Yubdo is bordered on the south by Nole Kaba, on the west by Kelem Welega Zone, on the northwest by Ayra Guliso, on the northeast by Lalo Asabi, on the east by Gimbi, and on the southeast by Haru. The administrative center of this woreda is Yubdo; other towns in Yubdo include Ganji. Show Yubdoon the map
ShambuShambu is a town and separate woreda in western Ethiopia. Located in the Horo Guduru Welega Zone of the Oromia Region west of Lake Fincha'a, this town has an elevation of 2503 metres above sea level. It was the administrative centre of Jimma Horo woreda. Show Shambuon the map
BakoBako is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in the Mirab (West) Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region, on the all-weather highway between Addis Ababa and Nekemte, this town has a longitude and latitude of 9°08′N 37°03′E / 9.133°N 37.050°E with an elevation of 1743 meters above sea level. Bako is the administrative center of Bako Tibe woreda. Show Bakoon the map
SagurēSagure is a town in south-eastern Ethiopia. Located in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 07°45′N 39°09′E / 7.750°N 39.150°E with an elevation of 2568 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Digeluna Tijo, woreda. Based on figures from the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, Sagure has an estimated total population of 9960 of whom 4597 were males and 5363 were females. The 1994 census reported this town had a total population of 5,582 of whom 2,493 were males and 3,089 were females. Show Sagurēon the map
BedēsaBadessa is a town and separate woreda in eastern Ethiopia. Located in the West Hararghe Zone of the Oromia Region, at the base of a spur of the Chercher Mountains 40 km south of the Addis Ababa - Djibouti Railway and 65 km east of Awash, this town has a latitude and longitude of 8°54′N 40°47′E / 8.900°N 40.783°E with an elevation of 1761 m above sea level. The 1994 national census reported this town had a total population of 10,813 of whom 5,459 were males and 5,354 were females. It is the largest settlement in Kuni woreda. Show Bedēsaon the map
ĀselaAsella (Amharic: አሰላ?), also Asela is a town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia. Located in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region about 175 kilometers from Addis Ababa, this city has a latitude and longitude of 7°57′N 39°7′E / 7.950°N 39.117°E, with an elevation of 2,430 meters. Asella hosts an airport (IATA code ALK). Asella was the capital of Arsi Province until that province was demoted to a Zone of Oromia with the adoption of the 1995 Constitution. It retains some administrative functions as the seat of the present Arsi Zone. Show Āselaon the map
ZiwayZiway or Zway is a town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia. It is located on the road connecting Addis Ababa to Nairobi in the East Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia, Ziway has a latitude and longitude of 7°56′N 38°43′E / 7.933°N 38.717°E with an elevation of 1643 meters above sea level. Adjacent to Lake Ziway (Lake Dambal), the economy of the town is based on fishing and horticulture. Ziway is also home to a prison and a caustic soda factory. Show Ziwayon the map
GobēsaGobesa is a town in southeastern Ethiopia. Located in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 07°37′N 39°30′E / 7.617°N 39.500°E with an elevation of 2353 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Sherka woreda. According to the Oromia Regional government, this town currently has a telephone station and a post office. Recently it has got access to electric power. It is also being connected to other nearby towns such as medero and Ticho. Show Gobēsaon the map
GojoJeldu is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Shewa Zone, Jedlu is bordered on the south by Dendi, on the southwest by Ambo, on the north by Ginde Beret, on the northeast by Meta Robi, and on the southeast by Ejerie. Towns in Jeldu include Chebi, Gojo,Osole, and Shekute. Show Gojoon the map
ShashemenēShashamane (or Shashemene, Oromo) is a town and a separate woreda in West Arsi Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia. The town lies on the Trans-African Highway 4 Cairo-Cape Town, about 150 miles (240 km) from the capital of Addis Ababa. It has a latitude of 7° 12' north and a longitude of 38° 36' east. The 1994 national census reported this town had a total population of 52,080 of whom 25,426 were males and 26,654 were females. The resort of Wondo Genet lies near Shashamane, as does the Senkele Wildlife Sanctuary. Show Shashemenēon the map
DīgeluDigelu (also known as Kidame Digelu) is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region to the east of Sagure, it has a latitude and longitude of 7°45′N 39°15′E / 7.750°N 39.250°E with an elevation of 2,713 meters (8,901 ft). It is one of three settlements in Digeluna Tijo woreda. A survey of Digelu made in 1970 portrayed the town sitting in a forested area where tree felling had just started. Inhabitants were about three times as many Shewa Oromo as Arsi Oromo. Landowners averaged about 15 hectares (37 acres) and tenants about 4 hectares (10 acres) on an average. Show Dīgeluon the map
MetuMetu (also Mettu) is a market town and separate woreda in south-western Ethiopia. Located in the Illubabor Zone of the Oromia Region (or kilil) along the Sor River, this town has a latitude and longitude of 8°18′N 35°35′E / 8.300°N 35.583°E and an altitude of 1605 meters. Metu was the capital of the former Illubabor Province from 1978 until the adoption of the new constitution in 1995. Metu is known for its local waterfalls, the best known being the Sor Falls and their surrounding forest with its wildlife. Show Metuon the map
ĪteyaIteya is a town in southeastern Ethiopia. Located in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region east of Lake Zway, it has a latitude and longitude of 08°08′N 39°14′E / 8.133°N 39.233°E with an elevation of 2215 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of the Hitosa woreda. According to the Oromia Regional government, this town currently has telephone and postal service, and is supplied with electricity from a nearby hydroelectric source. Records at the Nordic Africa Institute website provide details of a junior secondary school in Iteya in 1968. Show Īteyaon the map
DukemDukem (var. Ducam, Dukham; Ge'ez ዱከም) is a town in central Ethiopia. It is named after the Dukem River. Located in the Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne of the Oromia Region, 37 kilometers southeast of Addis Ababa and 10 kilometers northwest of Bishoftu, this town has a latitude and longitude of 08°48′N 38°54′E / 8.800°N 38.900°E and an elevation of 1950 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Akaki woreda. Based on figures from the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, Dukem has an estimated total population of 8,704 of whom 4,095 are men and 4,609 are women. Show Dukemon the map
ĀsasaAsasa is a town in southeastern Ethiopia. Located in the Mirab Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 07°06′N 39°12′E / 7.100°N 39.200°E with an elevation of 2367 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Gedeb Asasa woreda. Asasa was the location of the Kulumsa experimental farm, a project of Chilalo Agricultural Development Union that ran from 1966 to 1968. In the late 1980s, a Skills Training Center operated in this town, teaching useful trades like pot-making. Show Āsasaon the map
KulaKula is a town in southeastern Ethiopia. Located in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region, it has a latitude and longitude of 07°58′N 39°42′E / 7.967°N 39.700°E with an elevation of 2842 meters above sea level. The town is the administrative center of Sude woreda; according to materials on the Nordic Africa Institute website, it had been the administrative center at least as early as the 1980s. Based on figures from the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, Kula has an estimated total population of 2,648 of whom 1,278 were males and 1,370 were females. Show Kulaon the map
Ādīs ‘AlemAddis Alem (Amharic: አዲስ ዓለም?, New World; also known as Ejerie) is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in the Mirab Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region, west of Addis Ababa, this town has a latitude and longitude of 9°2′N 38°24′E / 9.033°N 38.400°E with an elevation of about 2360 meters above sea level. Addis Alem is known for the Basilica Church of St Maryam. Its adjacent museum burned to the ground in 1997; however a new one has since opened. Show Ādīs ‘Alemon the map
KosaLimmu Kosa is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named in part after the former kingdom of Limmu-Ennarea, whose territories included the area this woreda now covers. Part of the Jimma Zone, Limmu Kosa is bordered on the south by Kersa, on the southwest by Mana, on the west by Gomma, on the northwest by the Didessa River which separates it from the Illubabor Zone, on the north by Limmu Sakka, on the northeast by the Gibe River which separates it from the Mirab Shewa Zone and the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the east by Sokoru, and on the southeast by Tiro Afeta. The administrative center of this woreda is Genet; other towns include Ambuye and Babu. Chora Botor woreda was separated from Limmu Kosa. Show Kosaon the map
DederDeder is a town in southeastern Ethiopia. Located in the East Hararghe Zone of the Oromia Region, with an altitude of 2,117 metres (6,946 ft) above sea level. It is the administrative center of the Deder woreda (district). Between 1954 and 1967 Deder received telephone service. Records at the Nordic Africa Institute website provide details of several schools in the town during the year 1968. By 1957 a Mennonite mission had been established in the town, which included a school and a hospital. Show Dederon the map
Hāgere Hiywet(For other uses, see Ambo (disambiguation).) Ambo (also known as Hagere Hiwot) is a spa town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia. Located in the West Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region, west of Addis Ababa, this town has a latitude and longitude of 8°59′N 37°51′E / 8.983°N 37.850°E and an elevation of 2101 meters. Show Hāgere Hiyweton the map
Goba(This article is about the town in Ethiopia. For other uses, see Goba (disambiguation).) Goba is a town and separate woreda in south-central Ethiopia. Located in the Bale Zone of the Oromia Region approximately 446 km southeast of Addis Ababa, this city has a latitude and longitude of 7°0′N 39°59′E / 7.000°N 39.983°E and an elevation of 2,743 meters above sea level. Ethiopian Airlines has a scheduled flight four times a week connecting Goba to the capital Addis Ababa and to the southern city Arba Minch. Show Gobaon the map
ĀbomsaAbomsa is a town in central Ethiopia; the name comes from the Oromo word for \"friend, comrade\". Located in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region, the town has a latitude and longitude of 8°35′N 39°51′E / 8.583°N 39.850°E and an altitude of 1438 meters. It is the administrative center of Merti woreda. According to the Oromia Regional government, this town currently has telephone and postal service, and is provided with electricity on a 24-hour-a-day basis. Show Ābomsaon the map
Debre SelamDebre Selam (also known as Cencho) is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 08°15′N 40°08′E / 8.250°N 40.133°E with an elevation of 1451 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Gololcha woreda. According to the Oromia Regional government, this town currently lacks electricity, telephone and postal service. Show Debre Selamon the map
NejoNedjo (also transliterated Nejjoo) is a town in western Ethiopia. Located in the West Wallaga Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 9°30′N 35°30′E / 9.500°N 35.500°E with an elevation of 1821 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Nejo woreda. Nejo is served by Nejjo Airport and is 150km east of Asosa Airport. Show Nejoon the map
YabēloYabelo (also spelled Yabello, Yavello, Iavello) is a town in southern Ethiopia. An alternative name for this town is Obda, which is also the name of a nearby mountain. Located northwest of Moyale in the Borena Zone of the Oromia Region (or kilil), this town has a latitude and longitude of 4°53′N 38°5′E / 4.883°N 38.083°E and an elevation of 1857 meters above sea level. It has been the administrative center of the Borena Zone since its division from Guji Zone in September 2002, as well as Yabelo woreda. Show Yabēloon the map
BeigiBegi is a town in south-western Ethiopia. Located in the Mirab Welega Zone of the Oromia Region, the town has a latitude and longitude of 9°20′N 34°29′E / 9.333°N 34.483°E with an elevation of 1673 meters above sea level. Begi is the administrative center of Begi woreda. Show Beigion the map
FichēFiche (also spelled Fikke) is a town in central Ethiopia. It is the administrative centre of the Semien Shewa Zone of Oromiya Region and separate woreda. It is located about three km from the main Addis Ababa-Debre Marqos road, Fiche has a latitude and longitude of 9°48′N 38°44′E / 9.800°N 38.733°E and an elevation between 2,738 and 2,782 metres above sea level. Show Fichēon the map
ShakīsoShakiso is a town in southern Ethiopia. Located in the Guji Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 5°45′N 38°55′E / 5.750°N 38.917°E and an elevation of 1758 meters above sea level. Show Shakīsoon the map
SebetaSebeta is a town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia. Located in the Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 8°55′N 38°37′E / 8.917°N 38.617°E and an elevation of 2,356 meters (7,730 feet) above sea level. Show Sebetaon the map
YayuYayu is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Illubabor Zone, Yayu is bordered on the south by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the west by Metu, on the north by Supena Sodo, on the east by Chora, and on the southeast by the Jimma Zone. Towns in Yayu include Elemo and Yayu. Doreni and Hurumu woredas were part of Yayu woreda. Show Yayuon the map
Tulu MīlkīTullu Milki (also spelled Tullu Milchi, Tulu Mīlkī) is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in North Shewa Zone of Oromiya Region, this town lies about 170 kilometers north west of Addis Ababa. It has a latitude and longitude of 9°54′N 38°21′E / 9.900°N 38.350°E. Show Tulu Mīlkīon the map
KofelēKofele is a town in southern Ethiopia, and the administrative center of the Kofele woreda. Located in the Mirab Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 7°00′N 38°45′E / 7.000°N 38.750°E with an elevation of 2695 meters above sea level. Show Kofelēon the map
GorēGore is a town in south-western Ethiopia. Located south of Metu in the Illubabor Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 8°9′N 35°31′E / 8.150°N 35.517°E and an elevation of 2085 meters. Gore is known for its honey. The map attached to C. W. Gwynn's account of his 1908/09 triangulation survey of southern Ethiopia shows that Gore had a telegraph station. During the 1960s, experimental tea plantations were started around Gore in the 1960s, and a number of them thrived. The Gummaro plantation near Gore, with 800 hectares, is the largest tea plantation in Ethiopia. Show Gorēon the map
Gebre GurachaGerba Guracha (also known as Kuyu or Robi; Afan Oromo: Garba Gurraacha) is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in the North Shewa Zone of Oromiya Region, it has a latitude and longitude of 9°48′N 38°24′E / 9.800°N 38.400°E and an elevation between 2515 and 2547 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Kuyu woreda. This town has had telephone service at least as early as 1967. C.F. Rey mentions passing through Gerba Guracha (which he describes it as a village) in January 1927. Records at the Nordic Africa Institute website provide details of a primary school there in 1968. Show Gebre Gurachaon the map
JimmaJimma (Oromo: Jimma, Amharic: ጅማ?), also spelled Jima, is the largest city in south-western Ethiopia. It is a special zone of the Oromia Region and is surrounded by Jimma Zone. It has a latitude and longitude of 7°40′N 36°50′E / 7.667°N 36.833°E. The town was the capital of Kaffa Province until the province was dissolved. Prior to the 2007 census, Jimma was reorganized administratively as a special Zone. Herbert S. Lewis states that in the early 1960s it was \"the greatest market in all of south-western Ethiopia. On a good day in the dry season it attracts up to thirty thousand people.\" Show Jimmaon the map
KachīsīGinde Beret (Afan Oromo: Gindabarat) is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the West Shewa Zone, Ginde Beret is bordered on the south by Jeldu, on the southwest by Ambo, on the west by the Guder River which separates it from the Horo Guduru Welega Zone, on the north by the Abay River which separates it from the Amhara Region, on the east by the Muger River which separates it from the North Shewa Zone, and on the southeast by Meta Robi. The major town in Gindeberet is Kachise (also called Kachisi). Abuna Gindeberet woreda was separated from Ginde Beret. Show Kachīsīon the map
SoderēSodere is a spa town in central Ethiopia. Located approximately 25 kilometres south of Adama (or Nazret) and 120 kilometres southeast of Addis Ababa in the Misraq Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 8°24′N 39°23′E / 8.400°N 39.383°E with an elevation of 1466 metres above sea level. It is one of five settlements in Adama woreda. Sodere lies alongside the Awash River and features lush, shady vegetation. Vervet monkeys live on the resort grounds. Crocodiles and, less frequently, hippos may be seen in the nearby Awash River. Show Soderēon the map
MendīMendi is a town in western Ethiopia. Located in the Mirab Welega Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 9°48′N 35°6′E / 9.800°N 35.100°E and an elevation of 1538 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Mana Sibu woreda. Mendi hosts an airport (ICAO HAMN, IATA NDM), with an unpaved runway 1250 meters in length. Upgrading and rehabilitating the 131 kilometers of the all-weather gravel road connecting Mendi with Nejo was completed in January 2009, while the road connecting Mendi to Asosa was still being improved. Show Mendīon the map
GelemsoGelemso (Ge'ez ገለምሶ ) is a town in eastern Ethiopia, in the western periphery of the highly networked mountain chain referred to by the natives as Fugug but by geographers as the Ahmar Mountains. The administrative center of Habro woreda in the Mirab (West) Hararghe Zone of the Oromia Regional State, it has a latitude and longitude of 8°49′N 40°31′E / 8.817°N 40.517°E. Gelemso is the origin of a variety of khat called by the same name (Gelemso). It is also a scene of an Amharic novel known as Akel Dama (the Bloody Land), written by Theodros Mulatu in 1991. Show Gelemsoon the map
Tulu BoloTulu Bolo is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in the Debub Mirab Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region, it has a latitude and longitude of 8°40′N 38°13′E / 8.667°N 38.217°E with an elevation of 2193 meters or 7195 feet above sea level. It is the largest settlement in Becho woreda. Based on figures from the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, Tulu Bolo has an estimated total population of 14,307 of whom 6,837 are men and 7,470 are women. The 1994 national census reported this town had a total population of 8,011 of whom 3,708 were men and 4,303 were women. Show Tulu Boloon the map
ĀlēAle is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Illubabor Zone, Ale is bordered on the south by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the west by Nono, on the northwest by Bure, and on the northeast by Metu. Towns in Ale include Ale, Gore and Leka. Didu woreda was part of Ale woreda. Rivers in Ale include the Moro Kala and Waffa, both part of the drainage area of the Baro. High points include Mount Sidi. Coffee is an important cash crop of this woreda. Over 50 square kilometers is planted with this crop. Show Ālēon the map
Funyan BīraFugnan Bira (meaning \"near a nose\" because of its proximity to the last part of a mountain chain) is a town in east-central Ethiopia. It is commonly known by its more recent name, Gursum. Located in the Misraq Hararghe Zone of the Oromia Region, on a high plateau at the southern base of Mount Kondudo, which gives the town a climate similar to Harar. Fugnan Bira has a latitude and longitude of 9°21′N 42°24′E / 9.350°N 42.400°E with an elevation between 1980 and 2049 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Gursum woreda. Show Funyan Bīraon the map
WalisoWaliso or Woliso (also known as Ghion, which is also transliterated \"Giyon\" which was given by emperor Haile Selassie I and this name was no longer used after the fall of his regime as the town has the original name Waliso ) is a town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia. Located in the Debub Mirab Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region, 114 km southwest of Addis Ababa, it has a latitude and longitude of 8°32′N 37°58′E / 8.533°N 37.967°E with an elevation of 2063 meters above sea level. Waliso is the administrative center of this Zone. Show Walisoon the map
MēgaMega is a town in southern Ethiopia. Located between Moyale and Yabelo on the paved highway south to Kenya, in the Borena Zone of the Oromia Region (or kilil), this town has a latitude and longitude of 4°01′N 38°15′E / 4.017°N 38.250°E with an elevation of 1740 meters above sea level. Named for a nearby mountain, this town is the administrative center of Dire woreda. This town is reported to have telephone service and a post office, as well as at least one primary and one secondary school, but no financial institutions. Show Mēgaon the map
DarīmuDarimu is one of the 180 woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. This woreda takes its name from the name of the region it lies in, \"Darimu\", which is mentioned in Alexander Bulatovich's book, From Entotto to the River Baro, published in 1897. Part of the Illubabor Zone, Darimu is bordered on the south by Metu, on the west and north by the Kelem Welega Zone, and on the east by Supena Sodo. The major town in Darimu is Dipa. Coffee is an important cash crop of this woreda. Over 5,000 hectares is planted with this crop. Show Darīmuon the map
NegēlēNegele Borana (or Neghelle) is a town and separate woreda in southern Ethiopia. Located in the Guji Zone of the Oromia Region on the road connecting Addis Ababa to Dolo Odo, it is the largest town in the region traditionally inhabited by the Borana Oromo. It has a latitude and longitude of 5°20′N 39°35′E / 5.333°N 39.583°E with an altitude of about 1,475 meters above sea level. Negele Borana's principal importance is that a barrack revolt in this town is considered the first incident of the Ethiopian Revolution. Show Negēlēon the map
MoyaleMoyale is a market town on the border of Ethiopia and Kenya, which is split between the two countries: the larger portion is in Ethiopia (in the Oromia Region), and the smaller is in Marsabit County, Kenya (the former capital of the defunct Moyale District). There are four disputed locations within the area of Moyale between the Somali and Oromo regions. Moyale is the main border post on the Nairobi-Addis Ababa road, lying north of the Dide Galgalu Desert. It is known for its traditional architecture. Show Moyaleon the map
Omo NadaOmo Nada is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Jimma Zone, Omo Nada is bordered on the south by the Gojeb River which separates it from the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR), on the west by Dedo, on the northwest by Kersa, on the north by Tiro Afeta, on the northeast by Sokoru, and on the east by the Omo River which separates it from the SNNPR. Nada is the administrative center of the woreda; other towns in Omo Nada include Asendabo. Show Omo Nadaon the map
BishoftuBishoftu (Amharic: ቢሾፍቱ) is a town and separate woreda of Ethiopia, lying south east of Addis Ababa. It was formerly known as Debre Zeyit (Amharic: ደብረ ዘይት) however since the late 1990s it has been officially known by the Oromo name, Bishoftu, which was its name until 1955. The town is located in the Misraq Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region, and has an elevation of 1,920 metres (6,300 ft). Bishoftu is located 47.9 kilometres (29.8 mi) southeast of Addis Ababa along its route 4 highway. Show Bishoftuon the map
BojīBoji was one of the 180 woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is divided between Boji Chokorsa and Boji Dirmaji woredas. Part of the Mirab Welega Zone, Boji was bordered on the southwest by Ayra Guliso, on the west by Jarso, on the northwest by Nejo, on the northeast by the Benishangul-Gumuz Region, and on the southeast by Lalo Asabi. Towns in Boji included Bila and Muklemi. Coffee is an important cash crop of this woreda. Over 50 square kilometers are planted with this crop. Show Bojīon the map
NazrētAdama (Oromo: Adaamaa or Hadaamaa; Amharic: አዳማ, Ädama, Ādama), also known as Nazret or Nazreth (Amharic: ናዝሬት?, Nazret), is a city in central Ethiopia and the previous capital of the Oromia Region. Adama forms a Special Zone of Oromia and is surrounded by Misraq Shewa Zone. It is located at 8°32′N 39°16′E / 8.54°N 39.27°E at an elevation of 1712 meters, 99 km southeast of Addis Ababa. The city sits between the base of an escarpment to the west, and the Great Rift Valley to the east. Show Nazrēton the map
RobiRobe is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the Robe River, 80 kilometers of which flows through the woreda. Part of the Arsi Zone, Robe is bordered on the south by the Shebelle River which separates it from the Bale Zone, on the southwest by Sherka, on the west by Tena, on the north by Sude, on the northeast by Amigna, and on the east by Seru. The administrative center of the woreda is Robe; other towns in Robe include Habe and Sedika. Show Robion the map
GimbiGimbi is a town in western Ethiopia. Located in the West Welega Zone of the Oromia Region, it has a latitude and longitude of 9°10′N 35°50′E / 9.167°N 35.833°E with an elevation between 1845 and 1930 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Gimbi woreda. Gimbi has had telephone service from some point between 1954 and 1967. Iron had traditionally been produced in the area. A North Korean team of specialists investigated the deposits in the mid-1980s. Show Gimbion the map
SendafaSendafa is a town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia. Its name is taken from the Oromo name for a kind of thick, jointed grass or reed which grows in swampy areas. Located in the Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne of the Oromia Region, Sendafa has a latitude and longitude of 9°09′N 39°02′E / 9.150°N 39.033°E with an elevation of 2514 meters above sea level. The town lies on the paved Addis Ababa - Adigrat highway, some 38 kilometers north of the capital. Show Sendafaon the map
Ihud GebeyaHaru is one of the 180 woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Welega Zone, Haru is bordered on the south by Nole Kaba, on the southwest by Dale Lalo, on the west by Yubdo, on the north by Gimbi, on the east by an exclave of the Benishangul-Gumuz Region, and on the southeast by the Illubabor Zone. Towns in Haru include Guyi and Guyu Abo. Coffee is an important cash crop of this woreda. Over 50 square kilometers are planted with this crop. Show Ihud Gebeyaon the map
DalēDale is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Sidama Zone located in the Great Rift Valley, Dale is bordered on the south by Aleta Wendo and Chuko, on the west by Loko Abaya, on the northwest by Boricha, on the north by Shebedino, and on the east by Wensho. The major town in Dale is Irgalem. Parts of Dale woreda were separated to create Loko Abaya and Wensho woredas. Show Dalēon the map
TeltelēTeltele is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the administrative center, Teltele. Located in the southwest corner of the Borena Zone, Teltele is bordered on the southwest by Kenya, on the west and north by the Sagan River, the only river in this woreda, which separates it from the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, on the northeast by Yabelo, and on the southeast by Dire. Show Teltelēon the map
BedenoBedeno is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the administrative center of the woreda, Bedeno. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Bedeno is bordered on the south by Gola Odana Meyumuluke, on the southwest by Malka Balo, on the west by Deder, on the northwest by Meta, on the north by Jarso, on the northeast by Kurfa Chele, and on the east by Girawa. Towns include Furda. Show Bedenoon the map
LomēLome (also spelled Lume) is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq Shewa Zone located in the Great Rift Valley, Lome is bordered on the south by the Koka Reservoir, on the west by Ada'a Chukala, on the northwest by Gimbichu, on the north by the Amhara Region, and on the east by Adama. Mojo is the capital of the woreda; other towns and cities include Ejere, Ejersa and Koka. Show Lomēon the map
MertīMerti is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Arsi Zone, Merti is bordered on the south by Sude, on the west by Jeju, on the northwest by the Misraq Shewa Zone, on the north by the Afar Region, on the east by Aseko, and on the southeast by Chole. The administrative center of this woreda is Abomsa; other towns in Merti include Reye. Guna woreda was separated from Merti. Show Mertīon the map
Meda WelabuMeda Welabu is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Bale Zone, Meda Welabu is bordered on the south by the Ganale Dorya River which separates it from the Guji Zone, on the northwest by Mirab Arsi Zone, on the north by Mennana Harena Buluk, and on the northeast by Guradamole. The administrative center of the woreda is Bidire; other towns in Meda Welabu include Oborso. Show Meda Welabuon the map
Melka KuntureMelka Kuntureመልካ ቁንጥሬ is a Paleolithic site in the upper Awash Valley, Ethiopia. It is located 50 kilometers south of Addis Ababa by road, across the Awash River from the village of Melka Awash, with a latitude and longitude of 8°42′9″N 38°36′30″E / 8.70250°N 38.60833°E. Three waterfalls lie downstream of the bridge across the Awash here, which provides access south to Butajira. Show Melka Kuntureon the map
BerberēBerbere is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Bale Zone, Berbere is bordered on the south by Mennana Harena Buluk, on the northwest by Goba, on the north by Sinanana Dinsho, on the northeast by Goro, and on the east by Guradamole; the Mena River separates it from Shinanana Dinsho and Goro. The administrative center of the woreda is Haro Dumal. Show Berberēon the map
FentalēFentale is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq Shewa Zone located in the Great Rift Valley, Fentale is bordered on the southeast by the Arsi Zone, on the southwest by Boset, on the northwest by the Amhara Region, and on the northeast by the Afar Region. The administrative center of Fentale is Metehara; other towns include Haroo Adii. Show Fentalēon the map
DēgaDega is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Illubabor Zone, Dega is bordered on the south by Chora, on the west by Supena Sodo, on the north by the Mirab Welega Zone, on the northeast by the southern exclave of the Benishangul-Gumuz Region, and on the east by Bedele. Towns in Dega include Dega and Mako. Mako woreda was part of Dega woreda. Show Dēgaon the map
KokosaKokosa is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Being part of the Mirab Arsi Zone, Kokosa is bordered on the south and west by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the north by the Kofele, on the northeast by Dodola, and on the southeast by Nensebo. The administrative center of this woreda is Nensebo; other towns include Kokosa. Show Kokosaon the map
GololchaGololcha is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Arsi Zone, Gololcha is bordered on the south by Amigna, on the west by Chole, on the northwest by Aseko, and on the north and east by the Mirab (West) Hararghe Zone. The administrative center of this woreda is Chancho; other towns include TimugaJinga bilu,Kella, Haro kambela,Mine&Unke. Show Gololchaon the map
Hagere MaryamHagere Mariam (also known as Alga, Kuku) is a town in southern Ethiopia. Located on the paved Addis Ababa-Moyale highway, in the Borena Zone of the Oromia Region, it is the largest town in the region traditionally inhabited by the Guji Oromo. It has a latitude and longitude of 5°35′N 38°15′E / 5.583°N 38.250°E and an altitude of 1716 meters above sea level. Show Hagere Maryamon the map
GuderGuder is a town located in the Mirab Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Located 12km west of Ambo, this town has a latitude and longitude of 8°58′N 37°46′E / 8.967°N 37.767°E, with an elevation of 2101 meters above sea level. Guder is famous for its Guder River Falls and year-round fruit production, using plentiful water resources in the vicinity. Show Guderon the map
GirawaGirawa (also called Girawa Meyu Mulike) is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Girawa is bordered on the south by Gola Odana Meyumuluke, on the west by Bedeno, on the north by Kurfa Chele, and on the east by Fedis. The administrative center of the woreda is Girawa; other towns include Megala. Show Girawaon the map
BoredaBoreda is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Gamo Gofa Zone, Boreda is bordered on the southeast by Mirab Abaya, on the southwest by Chencha, on the west by Kucha, and on the north by the Wolayita Zone. Towns in Boreda include Zefene. Boreda was part of former Boreda Abaya woreda. Show Boredaon the map
GinirGinir (also transliterated Ghinnir) is a town in southeastern Ethiopia. Located in the Bale Zone of the Oromia Region (or kilil), this town has a latitude and longitude of 7°08′N 40°42′E / 7.133°N 40.700°E and an elevation between 1750 and 1986 meters above sea level. Ginir is the administrative center of Ginir woreda. It is served by an airport. Show Giniron the map
KombolchaKombolcha is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Kombolcha is bordered on the south by the Harari Region, on the southwest by Haro Maya, on the northwest by Dire Dawa, on the north by the Somali Region, and on the east by Jarso. The administrative center of the woreda is Melka Rafu. Show Kombolchaon the map
MojoMojo (also transliterated as Modjo) is a town in central Ethiopia, named after the nearby Modjo River. Located in the Misraq Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region, it has a latitude and longitude of 8°39′N 39°5′E / 8.650°N 39.083°E with an elevation between 1788 and 1825 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Lome woreda. Show Mojoon the map
TolēTole is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Debub Mirab Shewa Zone, it is bordered on the southwest by Kokir, on the west by Becho, on the northwest by Elu, on the northeast by the Awash which separates it from Alem Gena, and on the east and south by Kersana Kondaltiti. The major town in Tole is Bentu Liben. Show Tolēon the map
BabīlēBabille is a town in eastern Ethiopia. Named after one of the 12 major clans of the Oromo people (the Babille Oromo), it is located in the Misraq Hararghe Zone of the Oromia Region, 30 kilometers east of Harar. The town has a latitude and longitude of 09°13′N 42°20′E / 9.217°N 42.333°E with an elevation of 1648 meters above sea level. Show Babīlēon the map
JejuJeju is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Arsi Zone, Jeju is bordered by Dodotana Sire to the west, the Misraq Shewa Zone to the north, Merti to the east, and Sude to the south. Its administrative centre is Arboye, located 168 kilometres southeast of Addis Ababa. Other towns in this woreda include Bolo. Show Jejuon the map
SudēSude is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Arsi Zone, Sude is bordered on the south by Robe, on the southwest by Tena, on the west by Dodotana Sire, on the northwest by Jeju, on the north by Merti, on the northeast by Chole and on the southeast by Amigna. The administrative center of the woreda is Kula. Show Sudēon the map
Āsbe TeferīChiro (also called Asebe Teferi or Asba Littoria; Afan Oromo: Ciroo) is a town and separate woreda in eastern Ethiopia. Located in the Amhar Mountains, it has a latitude and longitude of 9°05′N 40°52′E / 9.083°N 40.867°E and an altitude of 1826 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of the West Hararghe Zone. Show Āsbe Teferīon the map
DobaDoba is one of the woredas, or administrative wards, in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after its major town Doba. Part of the Mirab Hararghe Zone, Doba is bordered on the south by Chiro, on the west by Mieso, on the north by the Somali Region, on the east by the Misraq Hararghe Zone, and on the southeast by Tulo. Show Dobaon the map
BedadīBedadi is a village in south-western Ethiopia. Located in Seka Chekorsa, a woreda in the Jimma Zone of the Oromia Region, it has a latitude and longitude of 7°27′N 36°28′E / 7.450°N 36.467°E with an altitude of 1533 meters above sea level. The Central Statistical Agency has not published an estimate for its 2005 population. Show Bedadīon the map
KuyuKuyu is one of the woredas in Oromiya Region of Ethiopia. Part of Semien Shewa Zone, Kuyu is bordered on the south and west by Muger River which separates it from Misraq Welega Zone, on the north by Wara Jarso, on the northeast by Hidabu Abote, and on the east by Degem. The administrative center of Kuyu is Gebre Guracha. Show Kuyuon the map
DēdoDedo is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Jimma Zone, Dedo is bordered on the south by the Gojeb River which separates it from the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the west by Gera, on the north by Kersa, and on the east by Omo Nada. The major town in Dedo is Sheki. Show Dēdoon the map
MētaMeta is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Meta is bordered on the southwest by Deder, on the northwest by Goro Gutu, on the north by the Somali Region, on the northeast by Kersa, and on the southeast by Bedeno. Towns in Meta include Chelenqo and Kulubi. Show Mētaon the map
Shēh HusēnSheikh Hussein is a town in south-eastern Ethiopia. Located in the Bale Zone of the Oromia Region, it has a longitude and latitude of 7°45′N 40°42′E / 7.750°N 40.700°E with an elevation of 1386 meters above sea level. The Central Statistical Agency has not published an estimate for this town's 2005 population. Show Shēh Husēnon the map
GetemaGatama (also transliterated Getema, Catama Argio) is a town in western Ethiopia. Located in the Misraq Welega Zone of the Oromia Region, it has a latitude and longitude of 08°54′N 36°29′E / 8.900°N 36.483°E with an elevation of 2,142 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Diga Leka woreda. Show Getemaon the map
DīnshoDinsho (also called Gurie) is a village in south-central Ethiopia. Located in the Bale Zone of the Oromia Region in the heart of the Bale Mountains, this village has a latitude and longitude of 7°05′N 39°45′E / 7.083°N 39.750°E and an elevation of 3207 meters. It is the administrative center of Dinsho woreda. Show Dīnshoon the map
BīloBilo, formerly spelled Billo and Billò, is a town in central Ethiopia. It is located in the Misraq (East) Welega Zone of the Oromia Region at an elevation of 2,505 meters (8,219 ft) above sea level. Bilo is the administrative center of Wama Bonaya woreda and was sometimes also known as Bila and Falle. Show Bīloon the map
GulīsoGuliso is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is part of the Mirab Welega Zone. It is part of former Ayra Guliso woreda. It is bounded by Boji Chokorsa in the northeast, Gawo Dale in the west, Guliso in the south and Lalo Asabi in the east. Guliso is the administrative center. Show Gulīsoon the map
BedelēBedele (also called Buno Bedele) is a town and separate woreda in south-western Ethiopia. Located in the Illubabor Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a longitude and latitude of 8°27′N 36°21′E / 8.450°N 36.350°E and an elevation between 2,012–2,162 metres (6,601–7,093 ft) above sea level. Show Bedelēon the map
Ējersa GoroEjersa Goro is a town in eastern Ethiopia. Located outside the city of Harar in the Misraq Hararghe Zone of the Oromia Region, it has a latitude and longitude of 9°29′N 42°14′E / 9.483°N 42.233°E and an elevation of 2780 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Jarso woreda. Show Ējersa Goroon the map
DodolaDodola is a town in southeastern Ethiopia. Located in the Mirab Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 06°59′N 39°11′E / 6.983°N 39.183°E, with an elevation ranging from 2362 to 2493 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Dodola woreda. Show Dodolaon the map
GenetHoleta Genet (also transliterated Oletta) is a town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia. Located in the Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne of the Oromia Region, it has a latitude and longitude of 9°3′N 38°30′E / 9.050°N 38.500°E and an altitude of 2391 meters above sea level. Show Geneton the map
HīrnaHirna (also transliterated Irna) is a town in eastern Ethiopia. Located in the Mirab (West) Hararghe Zone, it has a latitude and longitude of 9°13′N 41°06′E / 9.217°N 41.100°E and an altitude of 1763 meters above sea level. It is the larger of the two towns in Tulo woreda. Show Hīrnaon the map
GīdamīGidami is a town in western Ethiopia. Located in the Kelem Welega Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 08°59′N 34°37′E / 8.983°N 34.617°E with an elevation between 1776 and 1928 meters above sea level. It is the main town of Gidami woreda. Show Gīdamīon the map
BorēBore is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Guji Zone, Bore is bordered on the south by Ana Sora, on the west by the Uraga, and on the north and east by the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region. The largest town in Bore is Bore. Show Borēon the map
OgolchoOgolcho is a town in southeastern Ethiopia. Located in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region, it has a latitude and longitude of 08°03′N 39°00′E / 8.050°N 39.000°E with an elevation of 1687 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Ziway Dugda woreda. Show Ogolchoon the map
GelīlaGelila is a town in western Ethiopia. Located in the Misraq Welega Zone of the Oromia Region, it has a latitude and longitude of 09°51′N 36°29′E / 9.850°N 36.483°E with an elevation of 2140 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Limmu woreda. Show Gelīlaon the map
ĀgaroAgaro (or Haggaro) is a town and separate woreda in south-western Ethiopia. Located in the Jimma Zone of the Oromia Region, it sits at a latitude and longitude of 7°51′N 36°35′E / 7.850°N 36.583°E, and an elevation of 1560 meters above sea level. Show Āgaroon the map
HurutaHuruta is a town in central Ethiopia. Located in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region to the north of Iteya, it has a latitude and longitude of 8°09′N 39°21′E / 8.150°N 39.350°E with an elevation of 1,978 meters. Show Hurutaon the map
JīrēnJiren was the capital of a large Oromo kingdom of Ethiopia until the late 19th century. It lies today in the northern suburbs of the city of Jimma, the center of the Oromia Region. Show Jīrēnon the map
KoraKora is a town in central Ethiopia. It is one of a number of populated places in the country with this name. Show Koraon the map
Melka MeriMalka Mari is a settlement in Kenya's Eastern Province. Owed to its high concentration of wildlife, Malkamari National Park was gazetted in the year 1989. The park is situated along the Kenya-Ethiopia border along the Daua River. The river is in the extreme north eastern part of the country on the Mandera plateau. The climate in Malkamari National Park is hot and dry, implying that the area scrubby and semi arid grassland is dominant. The Daua River is surrounded by palms and riparian woodland. Wildlife Safari In Tsavo Holiday Packages MANDERA COUNTY(Kenya)]] Show Melka Merion the map
States, regions, administrative units in Oromiya
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WonchiWanchi, also sometimes erroneously spelt as \"Wonchi\", is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is located in the South Western Shawa Zone; bordered on the southwest by Amaya, on the north by Western Shawa Zone, and on the southeast by Waliso and Goro District. The administrative centre of Wanchi is Chitu. Dariyan and Haro have emerged as rapidly growing rural towns. The highest point in Wanchi is Ya'ii Chaboo peak, which is about 3,365 metres (11,040 ft) above sea level. Warqee (also known as Enset) is by far the most important staple crop in the area.Show on map
Jimma ZoneJimma is one of the zones of the Ethiopian Region of Oromia. Jimma is named for the former Kingdom of Jimma, which was absorbed into the former province of Kaffa in 1932. Jimma is bordered on the south by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, the northwest by Illubabor, on the north by Misraq Welega, and on the northeast by Mirab Shewa; part of the boundary with Misraq Shewa is defined by the Gibe River. The highest point in this zone is Mount Maigudo (2,386 m). Towns and cities in Jimma include Agaro, Genet and Saqqa. The town of Jimma was separated from Jimma Zone and is a special zone now.Show on map
Arsi ZoneArsi (or Arssi) is one of the zones of the Oromia Region in Ethiopia. Arsi is also the name of a former province. Both the Zone and the former province are named after a subgroup of the Oromo, who inhabit both. Arsi is bordered on the south by Bale, on the southwest by the West Arsi Zone, on the northwest by East Shewa, on the north by the Afar Region and on the east by West Hararghe. The highest point in Arsi is Mount Chilalo; other notable mountains in this zone include Mount Kaka and Mount Gugu. The administrative center of this zone is in Asella; other towns in this zone include Abomsa, Assasa, Bokoji, Sagure, Kersa, Dhera, Etaya, Arsi Robe, Huruta etc. Some woredas at the southern part of zone were separated from Arsi zone to create West Arsi Zone.Show on map
Illubabor ZoneIllu Ababora is one of the zones of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Illubabora is named for the former province Illubabor. It is bordered on the south by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the southwest by the Gambela Region, on the west by Kelem Welega Zone, on the north by Mirab Welega Zone, and Benishangul-Gumuz Region, on the northwest by Misraq Welega Zone, and on the east by Jimma. Towns and cities in Illubabora include Bedele, Gore and Metu.Show on map
DodolaDodola is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the administrative center of the woreda, Dodola. It was the capital city of Ganale Awraja. Ganale's modern administration leadership was begun by Fit Awrary Woldemecael Buie Falama. He was a single charismatic leader who attracted both his nation and the last Ethiopian king, Haile Selassie. Because of his impact and legacy, thousands of Ganale Awraja residents still remember him as their transforming leader who thought ahead of his time. Because he transformed his nation, a nation which never had school, road, telephone, or airport, to test the modern services, by starting modern education in 1940s and the second school 1950s, airport (which disconnected by Dergu), road, and telephone. His nephew, Mekonnen HasShow on map
Bule HoraBule Hora is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It was part of former Hagere Mariam woreda what was separated for Bule Hora, Dugda Dawa and Kercha woredas. Part of the Borena Zone, Hagere Mariam was bordered on the south by the Dawa River which separates it from Arero, on the southwest by Yabelo, on the west by the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region and Gelana Abaya, on the northeast by Uraga, and on the east by Odo Shakiso. The largest town of Bule Hora is Hagere Mariam.Show on map
SulultaSululta is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It was part of former Mulona Sululta woreda which was separated for Mulo and Sululta woredas. Part of the Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne, Sululta is bordered on the south by the city of Addis Ababa, on the west by the Mulo and Mirab Shewa Zone, on the north by Semien Shewa Zone, and on the east by Bereh. Towns in Sululta include Chancho, Durba, Muger Sheleko, Rob Gebeya, Sululta and Segno Gebeya.Show on map
Misraq ShewaMisraq Shewa (or \"East Shewa\") is one of the Zones of the Ethiopian Region of Oromia. This zone takes its name from the kingdom or former province of Shewa. East Shewa is located in the middle of Oromia, connecting the western regions to the eastern ones. This zone is bordered on the south by the West Arsi Zone, on the southwest by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the west by South west Shewa and Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne, on the northwest by North Shewa and Addis Abeba, on the north by the Amhara Region, on the northeast by the Afar Region, and on the southeast by Arsi; its westernmost reach is defined by the course of the Bilate River. Towns and cities in East Shewa include Bishoftu (Debre Zeit), Metehara, and Ziway. The town of Adama was separateShow on map
East Shewa ZoneMisraq Shewa (or \"East Shewa\") is one of the Zones of the Ethiopian Region of Oromia. This zone takes its name from the kingdom or former province of Shewa. East Shewa is located in the middle of Oromia, connecting the western regions to the eastern ones. This zone is bordered on the south by the West Arsi Zone, on the southwest by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the west by South west Shewa and Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne, on the northwest by North Shewa and Addis Abeba, on the north by the Amhara Region, on the northeast by the Afar Region, and on the southeast by Arsi; its westernmost reach is defined by the course of the Bilate River. Towns and cities in East Shewa include Bishoftu (Debre Zeit), Metehara, and Ziway. The town of Adama was separateShow on map
East Wellega ZoneEast Welega (Amharic: Misraq Welega; Afan Oromo: Wallagga Bahaa) is one of the zones in the central Oromia Region of Ethiopia. This administrative division acquired its name from the former province of Welega. Towns and cities in this zone include Nekemte. The Central Statistical Agency (CSA) reported that 40,606 tons of coffee were produced in West and East Welega combined in the year ending in 2005, based on inspection records from the Ethiopian Coffee and Tea authority. This represents 35.3% of the Region's output and 17.9% of Ethiopia's total output.Show on map
Oromiya Region(For the zone of this name in the Amhara Region, see Oromia Zone.) Oromia (spelled Oromiyaa in the Oromo language; Amharic: ኦሮምያ?) is one of the nine ethnically based regional states of Ethiopia, covering 284,538 square kilometers. It is bordered by the Somali Region to the east; the Amhara Region, the Afar Region and the Benishangul-Gumuz Region to the north; South Sudan, Gambela Region, and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region to the west; and Kenya to the south. The 2007 census reported Oromia's population at over 27 million, making it the largest state in population and area.Show on map
Kersana MalimaKersana Malima (\"Kersa and Malima\") is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Debub Mirab Shewa Zone, Kersana Mailma is bordered on the south by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the west by Kokir, on the northwest by Tole, on the northeast by Alem Gena, and on the east by the Misraq Shewa Zone; the Awash defines the boundary between this woreda and Alem Gena and the Misraq Shewa Zone. The major town in Kersana Malima is Leman. Sodo Dacha woreda was separated from Kersana Malima.Show on map
East Harerghe ZoneMisraq Hararghe (or \"East Hararghe\") is one of the Zones of the Ethiopian Region of Oromia. East Hararge takes its name from the former province of Hararghe. East Hararge is bordered on the southwest by the Shebelle River which separates it from Bale, on the west by West Hararghe, on the north by Dire Dawa and on the north and east by the Somali Region. The Harari Region is an enclave inside this zone.Show on map
West Wellega ZoneWest Welega (Amharic: Mirab Welega; Afan Oromo: Wallagga Lixaa/Dhihaa) is one of the Zones in the Ethiopian Region of Oromia. This zone is named after the former province of Welega, whose western part lay in the area West Welega now occupies. West Wellega is bordered on the west by Kelam Welega Zone, on the north by the Benishangul-Gumuz Region, on the east for a short space by East Welega, and on the southeast by Illubabor. Its highest point is Mount Welel. Towns and cities in West Welega include Dembidolo, Gimbi, Mendi, and Nejo.Show on map
West Shewa ZoneWest Shewa (Amharic: Mirab Shewa; Afaan Oromo: Shawaa Lixaa/Dhihaa) is one of the zones of the Oromia Region in Ethiopia. This zone takes its name from the kingdom or former province of Shewa. West Shewa is bordered on the south by the Southwest Shewa Zone and the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the southwest by Jimma, on the west by East Welega, on the northwest by Horo Gudru Welega, on the north by the Amhara Region, on the northeast by North Shewa, and on the east by Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne. Its highest point is Mount Wanchi (3386 meters); other notable peaks include Mount Menagesha and Mount Wachacha. Towns and cities in West Shewa include Ambo.Show on map
West Harerghe ZoneMirab Hararghe (or \"West Hararge\") is one of the Zones in the Ethiopian Region of Oromia. West Hararghe takes its name from the former province of Hararghe. West Harerge is bordered on the south by the Shebelle River which separates it from Bale, on the southwest by Arsi, on the northwest by the Afar Region, on the north by the Somali Region and on the east by East Hararghe. Towns in West Hararghe include Chiro, Bedessa, Gelemso, and Mieso. The highest point in this Zone is Mount Arba Gugu (3574 meters).Show on map
GuduruGuduru (also known as Kombolcha or Kombosha) is a town in south-western Ethiopia. Located in the Horo Gudru Welega Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 09°32′N 37°30′E / 9.533°N 37.500°E and an elevation of 1969 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Guduru woreda. Records at the Nordic Africa Institute website provide details of a primary school in Guduru in 1968, and also mention the presence of a fort and a church.Show on map
AdabaAdaba is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia; it shares the name of its administrative center, Adaba. Part of the West Arsi Zone, Adaba is bordered on the southwest by Nensebo, on the west by Dodola, on the northwest by the Shabelle River which separates it from the Gedeb Asasa, and on the east and south by Bale Zone.Show on map
DidessaDidessa is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the Didessa River, a tributary of the Abay River. Part of the Illubabor Zone, Didessa is bordered on the south by the Didessa River which separates it from the Jimma Zone, and on the north by Gechi. The major town in Didessa is Denbi.Show on map
GechiGechi is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Illubabor Zone, Gechi is bordered on the south by Didessa, on the east by the Jimma Zone, on the north by Bedele, and on the east by the Didessa River which separates it from the Jimma Zone. Gechi is the major town in Gechi. Borecha woreda was part of Gechi. Coffee is an important cash crop of this woreda. Between 20 and 50 square kilometers are planted with this crop.Show on map
GimbiGimbi is one of the 180 woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Welega Zone, Gimbi woreda is bordered on the south by Haru, on the southwest by Yubdo, on the west by Lalo Asabi, on the north by the Benishangul-Gumuz Region, on the east by the Misraq Welega Zone, and on the southeast by an exclave of the Benishangul-Gumuz Region. The administrative center for this woreda is Gimbi. Homa woreda was part of Gimbi woreda.Show on map
Gedeb AsasaGedeb Asasa is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Arsi Zone, Gedeb Asasa is bordered on the south by the Dodola, on the west by Kofele, on the north west by Kore, and on the north and east by Bekoji. The administrative center of the woreda is Asasa.Show on map
WalmaraWalmara is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne, it is bordered on the south by the Sebeta Hawas, on the west by Mirab Shewa Zone, on the north by Mulo, on the northeast by the Sululta, and on the east by the city of Addis Ababa. Towns in Walmara include and Menagesha Kolobo. Town of Holeta Genet was separated from Walmara.Show on map
LibenLiben is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Guji Zone, Liben is bordered on the south by the Dawa River which separates it from the Borena Zone, on the west by Odo Shakiso, on the northwest by Adolana Wadera, on the north by the Ganale Dorya River which separates it from the Bale Zone, and on the east by the Somali Region. The map of the Oromia Region published by Disaster Prevention and Disaster Agency shows that this woreda is part of the Guji Zone, and that the eastern part has been transferred to the Somali Region to create the Liben woreda of that region. The town of Negele Boran was separated from Liben woreda and is separate woreda now.Show on map
Limmu SakkaLimmu Sakka is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named in part after the former kingdom of Limmu-Ennarea, whose territories included the area this woreda now covers. Part of the Jimma Zone, Limmu Sakka is bordered on the southwest by the Didessa River which separates it from the Illubabor Zone, on the northwest by the Misraq Welega Zone, on the northeast by the Gibe River which separates it from the Mirab Shewa Zone, and on the southeast by Limmu Kosa. The administrative center of the woreda is Atnago; other towns include Saqqa, the capital of the former kingdom of Limmu-Ennarea.Show on map
DeraDera is one of the woreda in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Semien Shewa Zone, Dera is bordered on the south by the Jamma River which separates it from Hidabu Abote and Wara Jarso, on the west, north and east by the Amhara Region; the Abay River defines the western boundary, and its tributary the Walaqa the northern. The administrative center of Dera is Gundo Meskel. The woreda government announced March 2008 the completion of infrastructure improvements, which consisted of 77 kilometers of new road and an additional 366 kilometers renovated at the cost of 2.6 million Birr.Show on map
Ginde BeretGinde Beret (Afan Oromo: Gindabarat) is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the West Shewa Zone, Ginde Beret is bordered on the south by Jeldu, on the southwest by Ambo, on the west by the Guder River which separates it from the Horo Guduru Welega Zone, on the north by the Abay River which separates it from the Amhara Region, on the east by the Muger River which separates it from the North Shewa Zone, and on the southeast by Meta Robi. The major town in Gindeberet is Kachise (also called Kachisi). Abuna Gindeberet woreda was separated from Ginde Beret.Show on map
Guji ZoneGuji is one of the zones of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Guji is named after a tribe of the Oromo people. Guji is bordered on the south by Borena, on the west by the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, on the north by the Ganale Dorya River which separates it from Bale and on the east by the Somali Region. The highest point in this zone is Mount Dara Tiniro. Cities and major towns in this Zone include its administrative center, Negele. The Guji Zone was created in September 2002, when the upland woredas of the Borena Zone were split apart to create it.Show on map
Meta RobiMeta Robi is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the West Shewa Zone, it is bordered on the south by Ejerie, on the southwest by Jeldu, on the northwest by Ginde Beret, on the north by the Muger River (which separates it from the North Shewa Zone), and on the east by Adda Berga. The major town in Meta Robi is Sheno. The missionary Johann Ludwig Krapf passed through the district of a tribe of the Oromo, who were called the Meta Robi, named in part after a local river, the Robi on 27 January 1840. The river was in Shewa, southwest of Ankober.Show on map
Diga LekaDiga Leka was one of the 180 woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It was separated for Diga and Leka Dulecha woredas. Part of the Misraq Welega Zone, Diga Leka was bordered on the south by an exclave of the Benishangul-Gumuz Region, on the west by the Didessa River which separates it from the Illubabor Zone on the southwest and the Mirab Welega Zone on the west, on the north by Sasiga, on the northeast by Guto Wayu and on the southeast by Jimma Arjo. The administrative center of the woreda was Gatama; other towns in Diga Leka included Arjo Gudetu and Diga.Show on map
Walisona GoroWaliso is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It was part of former Walisona Goro woreda what was separated for Goro and Waliso woredas and Waliso Town. Part of the Debub Mirab Shewa Zone, it was bordered on the south by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the west by Amaya, on the northwest by Wonchi, on the north by Dawo, on the northeast by Becho and on the east by Saden Soddo. Towns in Waliso include Dilala. Although coffee is an important cash crop of this woreda, less than 2,000 hectares is planted with this crop.Show on map
SherkaSherka is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Research by Ulrich Braukämper uncovered a local tradition that traced the origins of this woreda's name to an ancient Ethiopian province, Sharkha, which vanished as a political unit in the 16th century. Part of the Arsi Zone, Sherka is bordered on the south by the Shebelle River which separates it from the Bale Zone, on the southwest by Bekoji, on the west by Digeluna Tijo, on the north by Tena, and on the east by Robe. Gobesa is the administrative center; other towns include Gado Guna.Show on map
Guto WayuGuto Wayu was one of the 180 woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It was divided between Guto Gida, Wayu Tuka woredas and Nekemte town. Part of the Misraq Welega Zone, Guto Wayu was bordered on the south by Nunu Kumba, on the southwest by Jimma Arjo and Diga Leka, on the west by Sasiga, on the northwest by Limmu and Gida Kiremu, on the northeast by Bila Seyo, on the east by Sibu Sire, and on the southeast by Wama Bonaya. The administrative center of the woreda was Nekemte, which is also the Zonal capital; other towns included Gute.Show on map
Habro ĀwrajaHabro is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the former awraja of the same name. Part of the Mirab Hararghe Zone, the woreda is bordered on the south by Darolebu, on the west and north by Guba Koricha, on the northeast by Kuni, and on the southeast by Boke. Towns in Habro include Belbelti, Gelemso and Wachu. Khat is an important cash crop of this woreda, but because it is a very perishable commodity and must be cultivated not too far from major markets or good roads, it is grown along the main roads.Show on map
Adami Tullu and Jido KombolchaAdami Tullu and Jido Kombolcha is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq Shewa Zone located in the Great Rift Valley, Adami Tullu and Jido Kombolcha is bordered on the south by Mirab Arsi Zone with which it shares the shores of Lakes Abijatta and Langano, on the west by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the north by Dugda Bora, on the northeast by Lake Zway, and on the east by the Arsi Zone. The main town of woreda is Adami Tullu; other towns include Abosa, Bulbulla, and Jido.Show on map
GeraGera is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the former Kingdom of Gera, whose territory was approximately the same as the modern woreda. Part of the Jimma Zone, Gera is bordered on the south by the Gojeb River which separates it from the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the northwest by Sigmo, on the north by Setema, on the northeast by Gomma, and on the east by Seka Chekorsa. The administrative center of this woreda is Chira; other towns in Gera include Cheriko and Dusta.Show on map
GommaGomma is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the former Kingdom of Gomma, whose territory was roughly the same as the modern woreda. Part of the Jimma Zone, Gomma is bordered on the south by Seka Chekorsa, on the southwest by Gera, on the northwest by Setema, on the north by the Didessa River which separates it from the Illubabor Zone, on the northeast by Limmu Kosa, and on the east by Mana. Towns include Beshasha, Choche, Ghembe, and Limmu Shaye. Guma woreda was separated from Gomma.Show on map
Sīdamo Kifle HāgerSidamo was a province in the southern part of Ethiopia, with its capital city at Irgalem, and after 1978 at Awasa. It was named after an ethnic group native to Ethiopia, called the Sidama, who are located in the south-central part of the country. Their major political state was the ancient Kingdom of Kaffa. According to the old political division, Sidamo was bordered on the west by Gamu-Gofa, on the north by Shewa, on the north and east by Bale, a small portion on the southeast by Somalia, and on the south by Kenya.Show on map
Negele BoranNegele Borana (or Neghelle) is a town and separate woreda in southern Ethiopia. Located in the Guji Zone of the Oromia Region on the road connecting Addis Ababa to Dolo Odo, it is the largest town in the region traditionally inhabited by the Borana Oromo. It has a latitude and longitude of 5°20′N 39°35′E / 5.333°N 39.583°E with an altitude of about 1,475 meters above sea level. Negele Borana's principal importance is that a barrack revolt in this town is considered the first incident of the Ethiopian Revolution.Show on map
TuloTulo is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Hararghe Zone, Tulo is bordered on the south by Mesela, on the west by Chiro, on the north by Doba, and on the east by the Misraq Hararghe Zone. Towns in Tulo include Debeso and Hirna. Coffee is an important cash crop of this woreda. Over 50 square kilometers are planted with this crop. Around 2000 a team of workers sponsored by Chinese aid resurfaced and in some places built anew most of the all-weather road between Awash and Hirna.Show on map
Yaya GuleleYaya Gulele is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It was part of former Yaya Gulelena Debre Liban which was separated for Debre Libanos and Yaya Gulele woredas.. Part of the Semien Shewa Zone, Yaya Gulele is bordered on the south by Mulona Sululta, on the southwest by the Muger River which separates it from the Mirab Shewa Zone, on the west by Degem, on the north by Gerar Jarso, on the north east by the Debre Libanos, and on the east by Wuchale. Towns in Yaya Gulele include Fital.Show on map
Yaya Gulelena Debre LibanYaya Gulele is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It was part of former Yaya Gulelena Debre Liban which was separated for Debre Libanos and Yaya Gulele woredas.. Part of the Semien Shewa Zone, Yaya Gulele is bordered on the south by Mulona Sululta, on the southwest by the Muger River which separates it from the Mirab Shewa Zone, on the west by Degem, on the north by Gerar Jarso, on the north east by the Debre Libanos, and on the east by Wuchale. Towns in Yaya Gulele include Fital.Show on map
Seka Chekorsa WoredaSeka Chekorsa is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the administrative center, Seka Chekorsa. Part of the Jimma Zone, Seka Chekorsa is bordered on the south by the Gojeb River which separates it from the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the west by Gera, on the northwest by Gomma, on the north by Mana, on the northeast by Kersa, and on the east by Dedo. Villages include Bedadi. Shebe Senbo woreda was part of Seka Chekorsa woreda.Show on map
Sinanana DinshoDinsho is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It was part of former Sinanana Dinsho woreda what was separated for Dinsho and Sinana woredas and Robe Town. Part of the Bale Zone, Sinanana Dinsho was bordered on the south by the Mena River which separated it from Goba, on the west by Adaba, on the northwest by Agarfa, on the northeast by Gaserana Gololcha, on the east by Ginir, and on the southeast by Goro, Oromia. The administrative center of this woreda is Dinsho.Show on map
WuchaleWuchale is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It was part of former woreda of Wuchalena Jido which was separated for Jido and Wuchale woredas.. Part of the Semien Shewa Zone, Wuchale is bordered on the south by Berehna Aleltu, on the west by Mulona Sululta, on the northwest by Yaya Gulelena Debre Liban, on the northeast by the Amhara Region, on the east by Abichuna Gne'a, and on the southeast by Kembibit. Towns in Wuchale include Muka and Turi.Show on map
MesselaMesela is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Hararghe Zone, Mesela is bordered on the southwest by the Galetti River which separates it from Chiro, on the northwest by Tulo, and on the east by the Misraq Hararghe Zone. Towns in Mesela include Goro Reye and Mesela. Coffee is an important cash crop of this woreda; over 50 square kilometers are planted with this crop. Coffee grown in Mesela is well known for its high quality.Show on map
AmboAmbo Zuria is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the West Shewa Zone, it is bordered on the southwest by Tikur, on the west by Cheliya, on the north by Ginde Beret, on the northeast by Jeldu, on the east by Dendi, and on the southeast by the Southwest Shewa Zone. The administrative center of this woreda is Ambo; other towns include Gorosile and Meti. Ambo Zuria and Toke Kutaye woredas and Ambo town were part of former Ambo woreda.Show on map
KofeleKofele is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the administrative center of the woreda, Kofele. Part of the Mirab Arsi Zone, Kofele is bordered on the south by the Kokosa, on the west by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region, on the northwest by the Shashamene Zuria, on the north by Kore, on the east by Gedeb Asasa, and on the south east by Dodola. Other towns in Kofele include Wabe Gefersa.Show on map
BaleBale (Afan Oromo: Baale) is one of the zones in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Bale is named for the former Sultanate of Bale, which was in approximately the same area. Bale is bordered on the south by the Ganale Dorya River which separates it from Guji, on the west by the West Arsi Zone, on the north by Arsi, on the northeast by the Shebelle River which separates it from West Hararghe and East Hararghe, and on the east by the Somali Region.Show on map
Sasiga (woreda)Sasiga is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia and a part of the Misraq (East) Welega Zone. Sasiga is bordered on the south by Diga Leka, on the west by the Benishangul-Gumuz Region, on the northwest by Limmu, on the north by an exclave of the Benishangul-Gumuz Region and on the east by Guto Wayu. The administrative center of this woreda is Galo. Other towns in Sasiga include Arb Gebeya, Ehud Gebeya, Gute and Tsige.Show on map
North Shewa ZoneNorth Shewa (or \"North Shewa\") is one of the Zones of the Ethiopian Region of Oromia. North Shewa takes its name from the kingdom or former province of Shewa. North Shewa is bordered on the south by Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne, on the southwest by West Shewa, on the north by the Amhara Region, and on the southeast by East Shewa. Towns and cities in North Shewa include Debre Libanos, Fiche and Gerba Guracha.Show on map
TenaTena is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Diksis woreda was separated form Tena woreda. Part of the Arsi Zone, Tena is bordered on the south by Sherka, on the southwest by Bekoji, on the west by Digeluna Tijo, on the northwest by Hitosa, on the north by Dodotana Sire, on the northeast by Sude, and on the east by Robe. The administrative center of the woreda is Ticho; other towns in Tena include Kela.Show on map
BabilleBabille is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after one of the 12 major tribes of the Oromo people, the Babille Oromo. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Babille is bordered on the south and east by the Somali Region, on the west by Fedis, and on the north by Gursum; the Fafen River defines a portion of Babille's eastern border. The administrative center of this woreda is Babille.Show on map
Borena ZoneBorena (or Borana) is one of the zones of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Borena is named after a tribe of the Oromo people. Borena is bordered on the south by Kenya, on the west by the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, on the north by Guji and on the east by the Somali Region. The highest point in this zone is Mount Dara Tiniro. Cities and major towns in this Zone include Moyale, and Negele Boran.Show on map
DanoDano is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Shewa Zone, Dano is bordered on the southwest by the Jimma Zone, on the north by Cheliya, and on the southeast by Nono; part of the boundary with the Jimma Zone is defined by the Gibe River. The major town in Dano is Sayo. Although coffee is an important cash crop of this woreda, less than 20 square kilometers are planted with this crop.Show on map
Bedeno WoredaBedeno is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the administrative center of the woreda, Bedeno. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Bedeno is bordered on the south by Gola Odana Meyumuluke, on the southwest by Malka Balo, on the west by Deder, on the northwest by Meta, on the north by Jarso, on the northeast by Kurfa Chele, and on the east by Girawa. Towns include Furda.Show on map
Ārēro ĀwrajaArero is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Borena Zone, Arero is bordered on the southwest by Dire, on the west by Yabelo, on the north by Hagere Mariam, on the northeast by the Guji Zone, on the east by the Somali Region, and on the south by Moyale; the Dawa River, the only river in this woreda, separates Arero from Odo Shakiso and Liben. Towns in Arero include Meta Gefersa.Show on map
FedisFedis is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Fedis is bordered on the southwest by Gola Odana Meyumuluke, on the west by Girawa, on the northwest by Haro Maya, on the north by the Harari Region, on the east by Babille, and on the southeast by the Erer River which separates it from the Somali Region. The administrative center of this woreda is Boko.Show on map
MunesaMunesa is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Arsi Zone located in the Great Rift Valley, Munesa is bordered on the south and west by the Mirab Arsi Zone and Lake Langano, on the northwest by Ziway Dugda, on the north by Tiyo, on the northeast by Digeluna Tijo, and on the east by Bekoji. The administrative center of the woreda is Kersa; other towns in Munesa include Ego.Show on map
AgarfaAgarfa is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia, named for its administrative center, Agarfa. Located in the northwestern corner of the Bale Zone, Agarfa is bordered on the south by Sinanana Dinsho, on the west by Mirab Arsi Zone, on the north by the Shabelle River which separates it from the Arsi Zone, and on the east by Gaserana Gololcha. Other towns in Agarfa include Ali.Show on map
Kersa WoredaKersa is one of the woredas in the East Hararghe Zone of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after a river that flows through it, the Kersa. The woreda is bordered on the south by Bedeno, on the west by Meta, on the north by Dire Dawa, on the northeast by Haro Maya, and on the southeast by Kurfa Chele. The administrative center of the woreda is Kersa; other towns include Lange.Show on map
AnfilloAnfillo is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Kelem Welega Zone, Anfillo is bordered on the southwest by the Gambela Region, on the north by Jimma Gidami, on the northeast by Yemalogi Welele, and on the east by Sayo. The major town in Anfillo is Mugi. Coffee is an important cash crop of this woreda. Over 50 square kilometers are planted with this crop.Show on map
Ada'a ChukalaAda'a is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is part of the former Ada'a Chukala woreda what was divided between Ada'a and Liben woredas. Part of the East Shewa Zone located in the Great Rift Valley, Ada'a is bordered on the south by Dugda Bora, on the west by the West Shewa Zone, on the northwest by Akaki, on the northeast by Gimbichu, and on the east by Lome.Show on map
Haro MayaHaro Maya (or Alemaya) is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the administrative center, Haro Maya. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Haro Maya is bordered on the south by Kurfa Chele, on the west by Kersa, on the north by Dire Dawa, on the east by Kombolcha, and on the southeast by the Harari Region. Towns include Alemaya and Bati.Show on map
Odo ShakisoOdo Shakiso is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Guji Zone, Odo Shakiso is bordered on the south by the Dawa River which separates it from Arero, on the west by Hagere Mariam, on the northeast by Uraga, on the north by Bore, on the northeast by Adolana Wadera, and on the east by Liben. Towns in Odo Shakiso include Shakiso and Megado.Show on map
DendiDendi is one of woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the West Shewa Zone, Dendi is bordered on the south by the Southwest Shewa Zone, on the west by Ambo, on the north by Jeldu, and on the east by Ejerie. The administrative center of this woreda is Ginchi; other towns in Dendi include Ehud Gebeya, and Olonkomi. Elfata woreda was separated from Dendi.Show on map
DederDeder is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the administrative center, Deder. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Deder is bordered on the south by Malka Balo, on the west by the Mirab (West) Hararghe Zone, on the north by Goro Gutu, on the east by Meta, and on the southeast by Bedeno. Towns in the woreda include Kobo.Show on map
Seden Sodo WoredaSeden Sodo is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Debub Mirab Shewa Zone, it is bordered on the south by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, on the west by Walisona Goro, on the north by Becho, on the northeast by Tole, and on the east by Kersana Kondaltiti. The major town in Seden Sodo is Harbu Chulule.Show on map
GirawaGirawa (also called Girawa Meyu Mulike) is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Girawa is bordered on the south by Gola Odana Meyumuluke, on the west by Bedeno, on the north by Kurfa Chele, and on the east by Fedis. The administrative center of the woreda is Girawa; other towns include Megala.Show on map
Hidabu AboteHidabu Abote is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Semien Shewa Zone, Hidabu Abote is bordered on the south by Kuyu, on the west by Wara Jarso, on the north by the Jamma River which separates it from Dera, and on the east by Degem. The major town in Hidabu Abote is Ejere. Notable high points include Mount Ileu.Show on map
Kurfa CheleKurfa Chele is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after its administrative center, Kurfa Chele. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Kurfa Chele is bordered on the south by Girawa, on the west by Bedeno, on the northwest by Kersa, and on the northeast by Haro Maya. Towns include Dawe.Show on map
SeweynaSeweyna is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Located in the eastern part of the Bale Zone, Seweyna is bordered on the south by Raytu, on the southwest by Ginir, on the northwest by Gaserana Gololcha, on the north by Legehida, and on the east by the Somali Region. Towns in Seweyna include Hada.Show on map
Aseko WoredaAseko is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the administrative center of the woreda, Aseko. Part of the Arsi Zone, Aseko is bordered on the southwest by Chole, on the northwest by Merti, on the north by the Mirab (West) Hararghe Zone, and on the east by Gololcha.Show on map
AmignaAmigna is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Arsi Zone, Amigna is bordered on the south by Seru, on the southwest by Robe, on the west by Sude, on the northwest by Chole, on the north by Gololcha, and on the east by the Mirab (West) Hararghe Zone. Towns include Adele.Show on map
GimbichuGimbichu is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq Shewa Zone, Gimbichu is bordered on the south by Lome, on the southwest by Ada'a Chukala, on the northwest by the Amhara Region, and on the east by the Afar Region. The administrative center is Chefe Donsa.Show on map
GimbichuGimbichu is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq Shewa Zone, Gimbichu is bordered on the south by Lome, on the southwest by Ada'a Chukala, on the northwest by the Amhara Region, and on the east by the Afar Region. The administrative center is Chefe Donsa.Show on map
BechoBecho is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Debub Mirab Shewa Zone, Becho is bordered on the south by Kokir, on the west by Walisona Goro, on the northwest by Dawo, on the north by Elu, and on the east by Tole. The major town in Becho is Tulu Bolo.Show on map
BoreBore is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Guji Zone, Bore is bordered on the south by Ana Sora, on the west by the Uraga, and on the north and east by the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region. The largest town in Bore is Bore.Show on map
Toke KutayeToke Kuatye is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It was part of Ambo woreda. Part of the West Shewa Zone, Toke Kutaye is bordered on the east by the Ambo Zuria, on the north by Midakegn, on the west by Cheliya. The largest town is Guder.Show on map
Different buildings in Oromiya
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‘Alemaya MarkosAlemaya (also transliterated Alem Maya; Oromo: Haramaya) is a town in east-central Ethiopia. Located in the Misraq Hararghe Zone of the Oromia Region, the town has a latitude and longitude of 9°24′N 42°01′E / 9.400°N 42.017°E with an elevation of 2047 meters above sea level. Alemaya is 10km west of Harar, on the road to Dire Dawa. It is located on Lake Alemaya, a seasonal freshwater lake which supports a population of flamingo, as well as other birds.Show on map
‘Alemaya UniversityHaramaya University is one of the oldest universities in Ethiopia. It is located 5 km from Alemaya, a town in the East Hararghe Zone, about 17 kilometers from the city of Harar and 40 kilometers from Dire Dawa. Haramaya University was promoted from a college within Addis Ababa University on May 27, 1985 to an independent university. For many years the university had been limited to only an agricultural curriculum, but in 1996 the university was given permission to open other faculties and departments.Show on map
JimmaAba Segud Airport (IATA: JIM, ICAO: HAJM), also known as Jimma Airport, is an airport serving Jimma, a city in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. The airport is located 2.5 km (1.6 miles) southwest of the city.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Oromiya
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Āwat’a Shet’Uraga is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Guji Zone, Uraga is bordered on the south by Odo Shakiso, on the west by the Borena Zone, on the north by the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, and on the east by Bore. The largest town in Uraga is Solomo. Dima and Hambela Wanema woredas were separated from Uraga.Show on map
DireDire is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Miyu was separated from Dire woreda. Located in the southern part of the Borena Zone, Dire is bordered on the south by Kenya, on the west by Teltele, on the north by Yabelo, on the northeast by Arero, and on the east by Moyale. Towns in Dire include Mega and Dubuluk.Show on map
Shala Hāyk’Lake Shala (also spelled Shalla) is an alkaline lake located in the Ethiopian Rift Valley, in the Abijatta-Shalla National Park.Show on map
Welmel Shet’The Welmel is a river of eastern Ethiopia. It is a tributary of the Ganale Dorya River, a tributary of the Jubba River. Its headwaters are in the Ethiopian Highlands.Show on map
Wabē Mena Shet’The Mena is a river of eastern Ethiopia. It is a tributary of the Ganale Dorya.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Oromiya
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Mount ZuquallaMount Zuqualla (also spelled Zuquala or Chukala) is an extinct volcano in the Oromia region of Ethiopia. Situated in Ada'a Chukala woreda of the Misraq (East) Shewa Zone, it rises from the plain 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Debre Zeyit. With a height of 2,989 metres (9,806 ft), it is known for its crater lake, lake Dembel, an elliptical crater lake with a maximum diameter of about one kilometer, but the trail around the crater is about 6 kilometers long. Both the mountain and the lake are considered holy to both Christian and the once-pagan Oromo living nearby. The ambivalent attitude regarding the holiness of the mountain is seen in the Oromo proverb: \"Those who live far away worship it, those who live nearby plow it.\"Show on map
Ch’ilalo TeraraMount Chilalo is an isolated, extinct silicic volcanic mountain in southeastern Ethiopia. The highest point in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region, and located on the border between the Hitosa and Tiyo woreda, this mountain has a latitude and longitude of 07°55′N 39°16′E / 7.917°N 39.267°E with an elevation of 4,036 metres (13,241 ft) above sea level.Show on map
Āsebot TeraraAsabot is a town in eastern Ethiopia. Named after a nearby mountain, this town is located in the Mirab Hararghe Zone of the Oromia Region, with a latitude and longitude of 9°15′N 40°34′E / 9.250°N 40.567°E. It is served by a railway station on the Addis Ababa - Djibouti Railway. Between 1954 and 1967 telephone service reached the town. Mobile telephone service was introduced to Asabot May 2009. A local landmark is the church, dedicated to Haile Selassie (\"Holy Tinity\"), which was decorated with paintings by the artist Emailaf Heruy in the 1930s.Show on map
Fentalē Isate GemoraFentale is a stratovolcano located in the Oromia Region, Ethiopia. It is the highest point of Fentale woreda. Philip Briggs describes Mount Fentale being crowned by a 350 meter deep crater. Briggs concludes that this volcano \"is responsible for the bleak hundred-year-old lava flows that cross the road immediately west of Metehara, and its steam vents can sometimes be seen displaying from the surrounding plains at night.\"Show on map
ĀrjoArjo (Amharic: አርጆ?, Oromo: Arjjoo, also spelled Argio) is a town in Ethiopia, located in Jimma Arjo woreda, in the Misraq Welega Zone of the Oromo Region. President Mulatu Teshome was born in Arjo. Dr. Haile Fida, one of the pioneers in developing modern Afaan Oromo writing system (Qubee Afaan Oromo), was born in Arjo and attended his early education here.Show on map
Nolē KabaNole Kaba is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Welega Zone, Nole Kaba is bordered on the south by the Illubabor Zone, on the west by Kelem Welega Zone, on the northwest by Yubdo, and on the northeast by Haru. Towns in Nole Kaba include Bube. Sayo Nole woreda was separated from Nole Kaba. Coffee is an important cash crop of this woreda. Over 50 square kilometers are planted with this crop.Show on map
DegemDegem is one of the woredas in Semien Shewa Zone of Oromiya Region in Ethiopia. Degem is bordered on the south by Muger River which separates it from Misraq Welega Zone, on the west by Kuyu, on the northwest by Hidabu Abote, on the north by Jamma River which separates it from Amhara Region, on the northeast by Gerar Jarso, and on the east by Yaya Gulele and Debre Libanos. Towns in Degem include Alidoro and Anbiso.Show on map
Gara Furī TeraraMount Furi (also simply Furi) is a stratovolcano near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Located in the south eastern outskirt of Addis Ababa, this mountain has a latitude and longitude of 8°54′N 38°41′E / 8.900°N 38.683°E and an altitude of 2,839 metres (9,314 ft). Mount Furi is on the approach path to Bole International Airport. In 2003 a British Mediterranean Airways flight to Addis Ababa avoided the peak by 50 feet.Show on map
LimmuLimmu is one of woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq (East) Welega Zone, Limmu is bordered on the south by an exclave of the Benishangul-Gumuz Region, on the southwest by Sasiga, on the west by the Benishangul-Gumuz Region, on the north by Ibantu, and on the east by Gida Kiremu. The administrative center of the woreda is Gelila. Haro Limmu woreda was part of Limmu woreda.Show on map
Tulu WelelMount Welel (also known as Tullu Welel) is a mountain in southwestern Ethiopia. Located in the Mirab Welega Zone of the Oromia Region, it has an elevation of 3,301 metres (10,830 ft) above sea level. Characterized by twin peaks, Welel is the highest point in the Zone and Hawa Welele woreda.Show on map
Ahmar MountainsThe Ahmar Mountains is a mountain range of the Ethiopian Highlands, located in the eastern Oromia Region of Ethiopia. The range has an average elevation of 2,965 metres (9,728 ft) above sea level. The mountain range is located approximately 11 km (7 mi) south of Dire Dawa, 12 km (7 mi) from Jijiga by road.Show on map
IbantuIbantu is one of woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq Welega Zone, Ibantu is bordered on the south by Limmu, on the west and north by the Benishangul-Gumuz Region, and on the east by Gida Kiremu. The administrative center of this woreda is Hinde.Show on map
Mount DendiMount Dendi is a volcano located near the city of Addis Abeba, in Ethiopia.It has an 8 km wide caldera its highest point is Mount Bodi, it has a lake which is called after its same name.Show on map