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Map of Gambela district in Ethiopia

Basic information about Gambela
Gambela, (Amharic: ጋምቤላ) also official known as Gambela Peoples' Region, is one of the nine ethnic divisions (kililoch) of Ethiopia. Previously known as \Region 12\, its capital is Gambela. The Region is situated between the Baro and Akobo Rivers, with its western part including the Baro salient. Located in Gambela is Gambela National Park, which covers approximately 5,061 square kilometers or 17% of the Region's territory.
Cities, towns & villages in Gambela
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GogoGog is one of the woredas in the Gambela Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Anuak Zone, Gog is bordered on the south by Dimma, on the southwest by the Akobo River which separates it from South Sudan, on the west by Jor, and on the north by Abobo. The major town in Gog is Fugnido. The economy of Gog is predomantly agricultural. There are no agricultural cooperatives, and little other infrastructure. While there are roads in this woreda, details about them is not available. Show Gogoon the map
LarreLare is one of the woredas in the Gambela Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Nuer Zone, Lare is bordered on the south and east by the Anuak Zone, on the west by the Baro River which separates it from Jikawo, and on the north by the Jikawo River which separates it from South Sudan. Towns in Lare include Kowerneng. The terrain in Lare consists of marshes and grasslands; elevations range from 300 to 400 meters above sea level. A notable landmark is Gambela National Park, which occupies part of the area south of the Baro. Show Larreon the map
GambēlaGambela (Amharic: ጋምቤላ?) is a city and separate woreda in Ethiopia and the capital of the Gambela Region or kilil. Located in Anuak Zone, at the confluence of the Baro River and its tributary the Jajjaba, the city has a latitude and longitude of 8°15′N 34°35′E / 8.250°N 34.583°E and an elevation of 526 meters. It is surrounded by Gambela Zuria. Show Gambēlaon the map
ĀboboAbobo is one of the woredas in the Gambela Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Anuak Zone, Abobo is bordered on the southeast by the Mezhenger Zone, on the south by Gog, on the southwest by Jor, on the northwest by Itang special woreda, on the north by Gambela Zuria, and on the northeast by the Oromia Region; part of its northern boundary is defined by the Alwero River. The major town in Abobo is Abobo. Show Āboboon the map
ĪtangItang (also spelled Etang; Ethiopic: ኢታንግ) is a town in the Gambela Region in western Ethiopia. Within Gambela, Itang belongs to Itang woreda which forms a special woreda. Located on the Openo River, this town has a latitude and longitude of 08°12′N 34°16′E / 8.200°N 34.267°E with an elevation of 480 meters above sea level. Show Ītangon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Gambela
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Gambela ZuriaGambela Zuria (\"Greater Gambela\") is one of the woredas in the Gambela Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Anuak Zone, Gambela Zuria is bordered on the south by Abobo, on the west by Itang special woreda, and on the north and east by the Oromia Region. Gambela, which is the capital of the Region, is surrounded by this woreda. Although Gambela Zuria is the most economically developed woreda in the Region, its economy is predominantly agricultural; however, there are no agricultural cooperatives. The estimated road density is reported to be between 20.1 and 30 kilometers per 1000 square kilometers.Show on map
Administrative Zone 1Administrative Zone 1 was one of the three zones of the Ethiopian Region of Gambela. This zone was bordered on the south by Administrative Zone 2, on the west by Administrative Zone 3 and on the north and east by the Oromia Region. It was later added to Anuak Zone. Towns and cities in this zone included Itang and Gambela. The terrain is mostly flat; rivers include the Baro, which is the only navigable river in Ethiopia, and the Alwero. A notable landmark is the Gambela National Park, which covers a large part of the Zone south of the Baro.Show on map
Itang (woreda)Itang is one of the woredas in the Gambela Region of Ethiopia. Because Itang is not part of any Zone in the Gambela Region, it is considered a Special woreda, an administrative subdivision which is similar to an autonomous area. It is bordered on the south and southeast by the Anuak Zone, on the west by the Nuer Zone, on the northwest by South Sudan, and on the north by the Oromia Region; part of the southern boundary is defined by the Alwero River. The major town in Itang is Itang.Show on map
Gambela RegionGambela or Gambella, (Amharic: ጋምቤላ?) also official known as Gambela Peoples' Region, is one of the nine ethnic divisions (kililoch) of Ethiopia. Previously known as \"Region 12\", its capital is Gambela. The Region is situated between the Baro and Akobo Rivers, with its western part including the Baro salient. Located in Gambela is Gambela National Park, which covers approximately 5,061 square kilometers or 17% of the Region's territory.Show on map
Abobo (woreda)Abobo is one of the woredas in the Gambela Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Anuak Zone, Abobo is bordered on the southeast by the Mezhenger Zone, on the south by Gog, on the southwest by Jor, on the northwest by Itang special woreda, on the north by Gambela Zuria, and on the northeast by the Oromia Region; part of its northern boundary is defined by the Alwero River. The major town in Abobo is Abobo.Show on map
JorJor is one of the woredas in the Gambela Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Anuak Zone, Jor is bordered on the south by the Akobo River which separates it from South Sudan, on the west and north by the Nuer Zone, on the northeast by Abobo, and on the east by Gog; the Alwero River defines part of its northern boundary. The administrative center of this woreda is Ongogi.Show on map
GodereGodere is one of the woredas in the Gambela Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mezhenger Zone, Godere is bordered on the south and east by the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR), and on the west by Mengesh. The largest town in Godere is Meti.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Gambela
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GīloThe Gilo River is a river in the Gambela Region of southwestern Ethiopia. It is also known by a variety of names: the Gimira of Dizu call it the \"Mene\", while the Gemira of Chako call it \"Owis\", and Amhara and Oromo settlers in the early 20th century knew it by a third name, \"Bako\". From its source in the Ethiopian Highlands near Mizan Teferi it flows to the west, through Lake Tata to join the Pibor River on Ethiopia's border with Sudan. The combined waters then join the Sobat River and the Colorado River.Show on map