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Basic information about Tigray
Tigray was a province of the Ethiopian Empire and of the PDRE until 1995. Known by its French spelling Tigré into the 20th century, its governors were powerful rulers in their own right and it was sometimes accorded the status of a separate kingdom. It gradually absorbed its neighboring provinces, including Semien, Tembien, Agame, and Enderta province and was superseded by the Tigray Region following the adoption of the 1995 constitution.
Cities, towns & villages in Tigray
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RamaRama (also called Mai Lala, Lala) is a town in northern Ethiopia. Located 35 km north of the town of Adwa and 7 kilometers from the border with Eritrea, in the Mehakelegnaw (Central) Zone of the Tigray Region, this town occupies a fertile lowland area and has a latitude and longitude of 14°25′N 38°47′E / 14.417°N 38.783°E with an elevation of 1385 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Mereb Lehe woreda. A point of interest in Rama is the nearby church, Kor Nebir Mikael. Records at the Nordic Africa Institute website provide details of a primary school in Rama in 1968. Show Ramaon the map
NegashNegash is a village in the Tigray Region (or kilil) of Ethiopia, which straddles the Adigrat-Mekele road (Ethiopian Highway 2) 10 kilometers north of Wukro. Located in Wukro woreda, this settlement has a longitude and latitude of 13°53′N 39°36′E / 13.883°N 39.600°E. Show Negashon the map
Idaga HamusEdaga Hamus (Tigrigna \"Thursday Market\") is a town in northern Ethiopia. Located 97 kilometers north of Mekele in the Misraqawi Zone of the Tigray Region (or kilil) of Ethiopia, this town has a latitude and longitude of 14°11′N 39°34′E / 14.183°N 39.567°E with an elevation of 2670 meters above sea level.Idaga Hamus is located on 'national road 1', in between Freweyni and Adigrat. Records at the Nordic Africa Institute website provide details of the primary school in 1968. Idaga Hamus sheltered a significant number of refugees during the Eritrean-Ethiopian War of 1998-2000. Show Idaga Hamuson the map
ĀdwaAdwa (; also spelled Adowa, Aduwa) is a market town and separate woreda in northern Ethiopia. It is best known as the community closest to the decisive Battle of Adowa fought in 1896 with Italian troops. Notably, Ethiopian soldiers won the battle, thus being the only African nation to thwart European colonialism. Located in the Mehakelegnaw Zone of the Tigray Region, Adwa has a longitude and latitude of 14°10′N 38°54′E / 14.167°N 38.900°E, and an elevation of 1907 meters. Adwa is surrounded by Adwa woreda. Show Ādwaon the map
Inda SilasēShire (ሽሬ), also known as Inda Selassie (እንዳ ሥላሴ, Tigrinya \"House of the Trinity\"), is a town and separate woreda in northern Ethiopia. The administrative center of the Semien Mi'irabawi Zone of the Tigray region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 14°6′N 38°17′E / 14.100°N 38.283°E with an altitude of 1953 meters above sea level. It was part of Tahtay Koraro woreda. Show Inda Silasēon the map
Intich’oEnticho is a town in northern Ethiopia. Located on the Inguya River in the Mehakelegnaw (Central) Zone of the Tigray Region, it has a latitude and longitude of 14°16′N 39°09′E / 14.267°N 39.150°E with an elevation of 1964 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Enticho woreda. Show Intich’oon the map
Hāgere SelamHagere Selam (meaning place of peace) is a town in northern Ethiopia. Located in the Tembien area of the Tigray Region on the Mekelle-Abiy Addi regional road, it has a longitude and latitude of 13°39′N 39°10′E / 13.650°N 39.167°E with an elevation of 2625 meters above sea level. The town is the administrative center of Degua Tembien woreda. Show Hāgere Selamon the map
Mek'eleMek'ele (Tigrinya: መቐለ? [in scientific transliteration Mäq'älä], Amharic: መቀሌ? [in scientific transliteration Mäqälle]), also transliterated as Makale, Mekelle or Meqele, is the capital city in the northern Tigray Region of Ethiopia. It is located around 780 kilometers north of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, at a latitude and longitude of 13°29′N 39°28′E / 13.483°N 39.467°E, with an elevation of 2084 meters above sea level. Administratively, Mek'ele is considered a Special Zone, which is divided into seven sub-cities. These are Addi Hak'i (ዓዲ ሓቂ, also spelled Addi Haqi in English), Ayder (ዓይደር), Haddinet (ሓድነት), Hawelti (ሓወልቲ), Qedamay Weyyane (ቀዳማይ ወያነ), Kwiha (ኲሓ), and Semien (ሰሜን). This places the city in between the Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa chartered cities (astedader akabibi, e Show Mek'eleon the map
AxumAxum or Aksum (Tigrinya: ኣኽሱም? /axsum/, Amharic: አክሱም? /aksum/) is a city in the northern part of Ethiopia. The town has a population of 56,500 residents (2010), and is governed as an urban wäräda. The original capital of the Kingdom of Aksum, it is one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in Africa. Axum was a naval and trading power that ruled the region from about 400 BCE into the 10th century. In 1980 UNESCO added Aksum's archaeological sites to its list of World Heritage Sites due to their historic value. Show Axumon the map
Ferg ĪnderEnderta is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. It was named for the former Enderta province, which was later merged into Tigray Province. Located in the Debub Misraqawi (Southeastern) Zone at the eastern edge of the Ethiopian highlands Enderta is bordered on the south by Hintalo Wajirat, on the west by Samre, on the northwest by the Mehakelegnaw (Central) Zone, on the north by the Misraqawi (Eastern) Zone, and on the east by the Afar Region; the city and special zone of Mek'ele is an enclave within Enderta. Towns in Enderta include Aynalem and Qwiha; the historic village of Chalacot is also located in this woreda. Show Ferg Īnderon the map
SamrēSamre or Saharti Samre is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Debub Misraqawi (Southeastern) Zone, Samre is bordered on the south by the Amhara Region, on the west and north by the Mehakelegnaw (Central) Zone, on the northeast by Enderta, on the east by Hintalo Wajirat, and on the southeast by Debubawi (Southern) Zone. Towns in this woreda include Gijet and Samre. Show Samrēon the map
DimaDima is a town in northern Ethiopia. It is located in the Mirabawi Zone of the Tigray Region. Dima was the base for the nascent Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF), who arrived there late in 1975. The TPLF held its first 'Fighters Congress' in the town on 18 February 1976. It was attended by the entire membership of about 170 people, who elected a Central Committee. Show Dimaon the map
Āgula-eAgula is a town located in northern Ethiopia. Located in the Debubawi (Southern) Zone of the Tigray Region, it lies about 32 km northeast of Mek'ele, just east of the Mek'ele - Addis Ababa highway (Ethiopian Highway 2), and 25 km north of Qwiha. It has a latitude and longitude of 13°41′30″N 39°35′30″E / 13.69167°N 39.59167°E with an elevation of 1930 metres above sea level. Nearby is a stream and a pass (elevation 2030 metres) which share the same name. Agula was an important station on the salt caravan route from Dallol west to Atsbi. Show Āgula-eon the map
ĀdīgratAdigrat (Ge'ez: ዓዲግራት) is a city and separate woreda in the Tigray Region (or kilil) of Ethiopia. Located in the Misraqawi Zone at longitude and latitude 14°16′N 39°27′E / 14.267°N 39.450°E with an elevation of 2457 meters above sea level, below a high ridge to the west, Adigrat is the last important Ethiopian city south of the border with Eritrea, and is considered to be a strategically important gateway to Eritrea and the Red Sea. Adigrat was part of Ganta Afeshum woreda before a separate woreda was created for the city. Show Ādīgraton the map
Aby AdiAbiy Addi (also spelled Abi Addi; Tigrigna ዓብዪ ዓዲ \"Big town\") is a town and separate woreda in north central Ethiopia, and was capital of the former province of Tembien before that province was incorporated into Tigray. Located about 870 kilometres north of Addis Ababa in the Mehakelegnaw Zone of the Tigray Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 13°37′23″N 39°00′06″E / 13.62306°N 39.00167°E with an elevation ranging from 1917 to 2275 meters above sea level. Abiy Addi is surrounded by Kola Tembien woreda. Show Aby Adion the map
KoremKorem (alternative forms include Quoram Vecchia, Kworam) is a town and separate woreda in northern Ethiopia. Located on the eastern edge of the Ethiopian highlands in the Debubawi (Southern) Zone of the Tigray Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 12°30′N 39°31′E / 12.500°N 39.517°E with an elevation of 2539 meters above sea level and is located along Ethiopian Highway 2. It is surrounded by Ofla woreda. Show Koremon the map
Maych’ewMaychew, also Maichew (Ge'ez: ማይጨው), is a town and woreda in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. It is located at 665 km north of Addis Ababa along Ethiopian Highway 2 which runs to Mekelle (the capital city of Tigray region) with an altitude of 2479 m. According to Ethiopia’s agro-ecological setting, Maychew and its environs are classified under the Weinadega (semi-temperate zone). Show Maych’ewon the map
AmbalageAmbalage is a town in southern Tigray, Ethiopia. This town has a latitude and longitude of 12°56′N 39°31′E / 12.933°N 39.517°E with an elevation of 2445 to 2480 meters above sea level and is located along Ethiopian Highway 2. Ambalage is located just south of the mountain Amba Alagi, from which the name of the town was derived. An 'amba' is a flat-topped mountain (mesa). Show Ambalageon the map
Ādī GudomAdi Gudem is a town in Tigray, Ethiopia. Located in the Debub Misraqawi (Southeastern) Zone of the Tigray Region (or kilil), this town has a latitude and longitude of 13°15′N 39°31′E / 13.250°N 39.517°E with an elevation of 2100 meters above sea level. It is one of the larger settlements in the Hintalo Wajirat district. Adi Gudem is located along Ethiopian Highway 2. Show Ādī Gudomon the map
HumeraHumera (also Himora or officially, Setit Humora, Ge'ez ሰቲት ሑመራ Setit hūmerā) is a town and separate woreda in the western Tigray Regional State of Ethiopia, near the borders of Sudan and Eritrea. Located in Western Zone or Mi'irabawi Zone of the Tigray Region, this town has a latitude and a longitude of 14°18′N 36°37′E / 14.300°N 36.617°E. Humera was part of Kafta Humera woreda. Show Humeraon the map
Wik’roWukro (Ge'ez: ውቕሮ) (also known as Wukro Kilte Awulaelo; Ge'ez: ውቕሮ ክልተ ኣውላዕሎ) (also transliterated Wuqro; formerly known as Dongolo (Ge'ez: ዶንጎሎ) is a town and separate woreda in northern Ethiopia. It's located in the Misraqawi (Eastern) zone of the Tigray region on the Asmara-Addis Ababa highway (Ethiopian Highway 2). Wukro is surrounded by Kilte Awulaelo woreda. Show Wik’roon the map
GundagundīGunda Gunde is an Ethiopian Orthodox monastery, located in the Misraqawi (Eastern) Zone of the northern Tigray Region in Ethiopia. It is known for its prolific scriptorium, as well as its library of Ge'ez manuscripts. This collection of over 220 volumes, all but one dating from before the 16th century, is one of the largest collections of its kind in Ethiopia. Show Gundagundīon the map
AlamataAlamata (Ge'ez: ኣላማጣ) is a town and separate woreda ('Alamata Town') in northern Ethiopia. Located in the Debubawi (Southern) zone of the Tigray region (or kilil), it has a latitude and longitude of 12°25′N 39°33′E / 12.417°N 39.550°E and an elevation of 1520 meters above sea level and is located along Ethiopian Highway 2. It is surrounded by Alamata woreda. Show Alamataon the map
HawzēnHawzen (Ge'ez: ሓውዜን) is a town in northern Ethiopia. Located in the Misraqawi (Eastern) Zone of the Tigray Region (or kilil), this town has a latitude and longitude of 13°58′N 39°26′E / 13.967°N 39.433°E with an elevation of 2105 meters above sea level. Its market day is Wednesday. It is the largest settlement in Hawzen woreda. Show Hawzēnon the map
GijetGijet is a town in southern Tigray, Ethiopia. This town has a latitude and longitude of 13°19′N 39°10.5′E / 13.317°N 39.1750°E with an elevation of 2070 to 2100 meters above sea level. Gijet is the largest settlement in the Saharti Samre district. During the Imperial era, Gijet was the center of the Saharti woreda. Show Gijeton the map
States, regions, administrative units in Tigray
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TsegedeTsegede (sometimes Sagade) is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the historic province of Tsegede. Part of the Mi'irabawi Zone, Tsegede is bordered on the south and west by the Amhara Region, on the northwest by Kafta Humera, and on the north by Wolqayt. The administrative center of this woreda is Ketema Nigus. Other towns in Tsegede include Dansha and Idaga Hamus.Show on map
AbergeleAbergele or Tanqua Abergele is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mehakelegnaw Zone, Abergele is bordered on the south and west by the Amhara Region, then by the Tekezé River on the west which separates it from Amhara Region and the Semien Mi'irabawi (North Western) Zone, on the north by Kola Tembien, on the east by Degua Tembien and on the southeast by the Debub Misraqawi (South Eastern) Zone. The administrative center of this woreda is Yechila; other towns in Abergele include Agbe.Show on map
MekelleMek'ele (Tigrinya: መቐለ? [in scientific transliteration Mäq'älä], Amharic: መቀሌ? [in scientific transliteration Mäqälle]), also transliterated as Makale, Mekelle or Meqele, is the capital city in the northern Tigray Region of Ethiopia. It is located around 780 kilometers north of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, at a latitude and longitude of 13°29′N 39°28′E / 13.483°N 39.467°E, with an elevation of 2084 meters above sea level. Administratively, Mek'ele is considered a Special Zone, which is divided into seven sub-cities. These are Addi Hak'i (ዓዲ ሓቂ, also spelled Addi Haqi in English), Ayder (ዓይደር), Haddinet (ሓድነት), Hawelti (ሓወልቲ), Qedamay Weyyane (ቀዳማይ ወያነ), Kwiha (ኲሓ), and Semien (ሰሜን). This places the city in between the Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa chartered cities (astedader akabibi, eShow on map
Raya AzeboRaya Azebo is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Located in the Debubawi Zone at the eastern edge of the Ethiopian highlands, Raya Azebo is bordered on the south by Amhara Region, on the southwest by Alamata, on the west by Ofla and Endamehoni, on the northwest by Alaje, on the north by Debub Misraqawi (Southeastern) Zone, and on the east by the Afar Region. The administrative center of this woreda is Mehoni. Other towns in Raya Azebo include Weyra Wuha/ Chercher, Adi Abdera, Kukufto, Bala and Hade Alga.Show on map
Southern Tigray ZoneDebubawi (or \"Southern\") (formerly also known as Zoba Enderta) is one of the Zones in the Ethiopian Region of Tigray. Debubawi is bordered on the south and west by the Amhara Region, on the north by Debub Misraqawi (Southeastern) Zone, and on the east by the Afar Region. Towns and cities in Debubawi include Alamata. Debub Misraqawi (Southeastern) Zone was separated from Debubawi Zone.Show on map
Atsbi WonbertaAtsbi Wemberta (Ge'ez: ኣጽቢ ወምበርታ)(or Atsbi Ge'ez: ኣጽቢ) is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Located in the Misraqawi Zone at the eastern edge of the Ethiopian highlands, Atsbi Wenberta is bordered on the south by the Debub Misraqawi (Southeastern) Zone, on the west by Kilte Awulaelo, on the north by Saesi Tsaedaemba, and on the east by the Afar Region. The administrative center of this woreda is Atsbi (officially Atsbi Endaselassie Ge'ez: ኣጽቢ other towns in Atsbi Wenberta include Haik Mesahil, Atsebi Dera, Kelisha Emni and Habes. The woreda is administratively divided into 18 Tabiyas (Kebelles).Show on map
Tahtay AdiyaboTahtay Adiyabo (Tigrinya \"Lower Adiyabo\") is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Semien Mi'irabawi Zone, Tahtay Adiyabo is bordered on the south by the Asigede Tsimbela, on the southwest by the Tekezé River which separates Tahtay Adiyabo from the Mi'irabawi Zone, on the north by Eritrea, and on the east by La'ilay Adiyabo; part of the northern border with Eritrea is delineated by the Mareb River. The northernmost point of this woreda is the northernmost point of Ethiopia. Towns in this woreda include Addi Awuala, Addi Hageray, and Badme. Town of Shiraro is surrounded by Tahtay Adiyabo.Show on map
Werie LeheWerie Lehe is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mehakelegnaw Zone, Werie Lehe is bordered on the south by the Wari River which separates it from Kola Tembien, on the southwest by Naeder Adet, on the west by La'ilay Maychew, on the north by Adwa, on the northeast by Enticho, and on the east by the Misraqawi (Eastern) Zone. The administrative center of this woreda is Edaga Arbi; other towns in Werie Lehe include Maykinetal, and Nebelet.Show on map
WolqaytWolqayt (also Welqayt, Wolkait, Walkait, Uolcait, etc.; Ge'ez ወልቃይት welḳāyt or wolḳāyt, IPA: [wɔlkʼayt]) is a woreda and region in northwestern Ethiopia, part of the Mi'irabawi Zone of Tigray Region. The woreda is bordered on the northwest and north by Kafta Humera, and on the south by Tsegede; these are the other two woredas of Mi'irabawi Zone. It is bordered on the east by the Semien Mi'irabawi Zone; the woredas of Tahtay Adiyabo and Asgede Tsimbla lie to the north-east, on the other side of the Tekezé River, and Tselemti is to the east. The administrative center of Wolqayt is Addi Remets; other towns in the woreda include Mai'gaba and Awura.Show on map
Saesi TsabambaSaesi Tsaedaemba (Ge'ez: ሳዕሲዕ ጻዕዳ እምባ) is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Located in the Misraqawi Zone at the eastern edge of the Ethiopian highlands, Saesi Tsaedaemba is bordered on the south by Kilte Awulaelo, on the southwest by Hawzen, on the west by Ganta Afeshum, on the northwest by Gulomahda, on the north by Irob, on the east by the Afar Region, and on the southeast by Atsbi Wenberta. Towns in Saesi Tsaedaemba include Edaga Hamus and Freweyni (also known as Sinkata).Show on map
Hintalo WajiratHintalo Wajirat is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. It is named after its largest town, Hintalo, and the Wajirat Mountains in the southern part of the woreda. Located in the Debub Misraqawi (Southeastern) Zone at the eastern edge of the Ethiopian highlands Hintalo Wajirat is bordered on the south by the Debubawi (Southern) Zone, on the west by Samre, on the north by Enderta, and on the east by the Afar Region. Other towns in Hintalo Wajirat include Adi Gudem, and Debub.Show on map
Medebay ZanaMedebay Zana is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Semien Mi'irabawi Zone, Medebay Zana is bordered on the south by the Tekezé River which separates Tahtay Adiyabo from Tselemti, on the southwest by Asigede Tsimbela, on the northwest by Tahtay Koraro, on the north by La'ilay Adiyabo, and on the east by the Mehakelegnaw (Central) Zone. The administrative center of this woreda is Seleh Leha; other towns in Medebay Zana include Debre Kerbe.Show on map
Kilte AwulaeloKilte Awulaelo (Ge'ez: ክልተ ኣውላዕሎ) is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraqawi Zone, Kilte Awulaelo is bordered on the south by the Debub Misraqawi (Southeastern) Zone, on the west by the Mehakelegnaw (Central) Zone, on the northeast by Hawzen, on the north by Saesi Tsaedaemba, and on the east by Atsbi Wenberta. Towns in the Kilte Awulaelo woreda include Agula, Tsigereda and Maymagden. Town of Wukro is surrounded by Kilte Awulaelo.Show on map
Southeastern Tigray ZoneDebub Misraqawi (or \"Southeastern\") or Zoba Enderta is one of Zones in the Ethiopian Region of Tigray. Debub Misraqawi is bordered on the south by Debubawi (Southern) Zone, on the southeast by the Amhara Region, on the northeast by Mehakelegnaw (Central) Zone, on the north by Misraqawi (Eastern) Zone, and on the east by the Afar Region. Mek'ele Special Zone is surrounded by Debub Misraqawi. Debub Misraqawi was separated from Debubawi Zone.Show on map
Tigray RegionTigray was a province of the Ethiopian Empire and of the PDRE until 1995. Known by its French spelling Tigré into the 20th century, its governors were powerful rulers in their own right and it was sometimes accorded the status of a separate kingdom. It gradually absorbed its neighboring provinces, including Semien, Tembien, Agame, and Enderta province and was superseded by the Tigray Region following the adoption of the 1995 constitution.Show on map
North Western TigraySemien Mi'irabawi (or \"North Western\") is one of the Zones in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. It is bordered on the east by the Mehakelegnaw (Central) Zone, the south by the Amhara Region, the west by the Mi'irabawi (Western) Zone and on the north by Eritrea. The Zone is subdivided into the six woredas (districts) of Asigede Tsimbela, La'ilay Adiyabo, Medebay Zana, Tahtay Adiyabo, Tahtay Koraro and Tselemti. Major towns and cities in the zone include Inda Selassie, Shiraro, Inda Abaguna, Selekleka, Adidaro, Maytsebri. Semien Mi'irabawi was split off from Mi'irabawi Zone in 2005..Show on map
Central Tigray ZoneMehakelegnaw (or \"The central [Zone]\") is a Zone in the Ethiopian Region of Tigray. Mehakelegnaw is bordered on the east by Misraqawi (Eastern), on the south by Debub Misraqawi (South Eastern), on the west by Semien Mi'irabawi (North Western) and on the north by Eritrea. Towns and cities in Mehakelegnaw include Axum and Adwa, as well as the historically significant village of Yeha and the ancient monastery of Debre Damo.Show on map
Kafta HumeraKafta Humera is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Part of the West Tigray Zone, Kafta Humera is bordered on the south by Tsegede, on the west by Sudan, then by the Tekezé River which separates Kafta Humera from Eritrea on the north and Semien Mi'irabawi Zone on the east, and on the southeast by Wolqayt. Towns in Kafta Humera include Addi Hirdi. Town of Humera was part of Kafta Humera woreda.Show on map
Eastern Tigray ZoneMisraqawi (or \"Eastern\") is a Zone in the Ethiopian Region of Tigray. Misraqawi is bordered on the east by the Afar Region, on the south by Debub Misraqawi (South Eastern), on the west by Mehakelegnaw (Central) and on the north by Eritrea. Its highest point is Mount Asimba (3,250 m). Towns and cities in Misraqawi include Adigrat, Atsbi, Hawzen, and Wiqro.Show on map
Mi'irabawi ZoneMi'irabawi (or \"Western\") is the westernmost Zone of the Tigray Region in Ethiopia. It is subdivided into three woredas (districts); from north to south they are Kafta Humera, Wolqayt and Tsegede. Major towns and cities include Humera. Mi'irabawi is bordered on the east by the Semien Mi'irabawi (North Western) Zone, the south by the Amhara Region, the west by Sudan and on the north by Eritrea. Semien Mi'irabawi Zone was split off from Mi'irabawi in 2005.Show on map
OflaOfla (also known by the Amharic form Wofla) is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Debubawi Zone, Ofla is bordered on the south by Alamata, on the west by the Amhara Region, on the north by Endamehoni, and on the east by Raya Azebo. Towns in Ofla include Zikuya. Town of Korem is surrounded by Ofla woreda.Show on map
EndamehoniEndamehoni is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Debubawi Zone, Endamehoni is bordered on the south by Ofla, on the west by the Amhara Region, on the north by Alaje, and on the east by Raya Azebo. Towns in Endamehoni include Wedisemro. The town of Maychew is surrounded by Endamehoni.Show on map
AlamataAlamata is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Debubawi Zone, Alamata is bordered on the south and west by the Amhara Region, on the northwest by Ofla, and on the northeast by Raya Azebo. Towns in Alamata include Waja. Town of Alamata is surrounded by Alamata woreda.Show on map
Ādwa ĀwrajaAdwa is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mehakelegnaw Zone, Adwa is bordered on the south by Werie Lehe, on the west by La'ilay Maychew, on the north by Mereb Lehe, and on the east by Enticho. Town of Adwa is surrounded by Adwa woreda.Show on map
Asegede TsimbelaAsgede Tsimbla is one of the woredas in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Semien Mi'irabawi Zone, Asgede Tsimbla is bordered along the south by the Tekezé River which separates the woreda on the south from Tselemti and to the west by the Mi'irabawi Zone, then on the northwest by Tahtay Adiyabo, on the north by La'ilay Adiyabo, on the northeast by Tahtay Koraro, and on the east by Medebay Zana. The administrative center of this woreda is Indabaguna; other towns in Asgede Tsimbla include Kisadgaba, Mayhansse, Adigebru, Dedebit, Adi Mehameday, Hitsats, Debre Abay, and I'daga Hibret.Show on map
Different buildings in Tigray
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Axum AirportAxum Airport (IATA: AXU, ICAO: HAAX), also known as Emperor Yohannes IV Airport, is an airport serving Axum, a city in the northern Tigray Region of Ethiopia. The name of the city and airport may also be transliterated as Aksum. The facility is located 5.5 km (3.4 miles) to the east of the city. The airport is named after Yohannes IV, the Emperor of Ethiopia from 1872 to 1889.Show on map
Alula Aba Nega AirportAlula Aba Nega Airport (Amharic: አሉላ አባ ነጋ ዓለም አቀፍ የአየር ማረፊያ?) (IATA: MQX, ICAO: HAMK), also known as Mek'ele Airport, is an airport serving Mek'ele, the capital city of the Tigray Region in northern Ethiopia. The name of the city and airport may also be transliterated as Mekele or Makale. The airport is located 10 km (6 miles) southeast of the city.Show on map
YehaYeha (Ge'ez ይሐ yiḥa, older ESA 12px12px ḤW) is a town in the Mehakelegnaw Zone of the northern Tigray Region in Ethiopia. It served as the capital of the pre-Aksumite kingdom of D'mt.Show on map
ĀlītenaAlitena (Ge'ez: ዓሊተና) is a town in northern Ethiopia, located in the Misraqawi (Eastern) Zone of the Tigray Region. Alitena was the administrative center of Irob woreda until Dawhan was made the new center in 2003.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Tigray
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Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Tigray
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Amba AradamAmba Aradam is a mountain in northern Ethiopia. Located in the Debub Misraqawi (Southeastern) Zone of the Tigray Region, between Mek'ele and Addis Abeba, it has a latitude and longitude of 13°20′N 39°31′E / 13.333°N 39.517°E and an elevation of 2,756 metres (9,042 ft). The mount is famous for the Battle of Enderta that the Italians fought in order to capture Amba Aradam on 15 February 1936, and for the massacre three years later, as an action against the Arbegnoch, or Ethiopian partisans.Show on map
Āmba ĀlagēAmba Alagi is a mountain, or an amba, in northern Ethiopia. Located in the Debubawi Zone of the Tigray Region, Amba Alagi dominates the roadway that runs past it from the city of Mek'ele south to Maychew. Because of its strategic location, Amba Alagi has been the location of several battles. The Battle of Amba Alagi was the first in a series of battles between General Baratieri and Emperor Menelik during the First Italo-Ethiopian War. As Anthony Mockler describes it,Show on map