Map of Ethiopia
|- Mayor||Berhanu Deresa|
|- City||530. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 14 km² (204. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 7 sq mi)|
|- Land||530. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 14 km² (204. 7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2,355 m (7,726 ft)|
|- Density||5,936. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 2/km² (15,374. 7/sq mi)|
|Time zone||East Africa Time (UTC+3)|
Addis Ababa (sometimes spelled Addis Abeba, the spelling used by the official Ethiopian Mapping Authority; Amharic, Āddīs Ābebā "new flower," IPA: [adːiːs aβəβa]; Oromo Finfinne) is the capital city of Ethiopia and the African Union and its predecessor, the OAU. Amharic (አማርኛ amarəñña) is a Semitic language spoken in North Central Ethiopia by the Amhara. Oromo, also known as Afaan borana Oromoo, Oromiffa(a ( Ethiopic: ኦሮሚኛ and sometimes in other languages by variant spellings of these names NOTE This intro is the result of careful NPOV work Please do not make potentially controversial edits to it without first discussing on the talk page The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other working languages is a Confederation consisting of 53  African The Organisation of African Unity ( OAU) or Organisation de l'Unité Africaine ( OUA) was established on 25 May 1963. It is also the largest city in Ethiopia. With a population of 3,627,934 as of 2007, Addis Ababa is the world's largest city that is in a landlocked country. As a chartered city (ras gez astedader), Addis Ababa has the status of both a city and a state. Ethiopia is divided into 9 ethnically-based administrative regions ( kililoch; singular kilil) and three chartered cities ( astedader akababiwach It is often called the capital of Africa or the "African Capital" due to its historical, diplomatic and political significance for the continent.  The city is populated by people from different regions of Ethiopia. The country has as many as 80 nationalities speaking 80 languages and religious communities including Christian, Muslim, and Jewish. Addis Ababa is a grassland biome. The city is located at .  From its lowest point, around Bole International Airport, at 2,326 metres (7,630 ft) above sea level in the southern periphery, the city rises to over 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) in the Entoto Mountains to the north. Addis Abeba Bole International Airport serves the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Mean sea level (MSL is the average (mean height of the Sea, with reference to a suitable reference surface The Entoto Mountains (also called the Entoto Hills) lie immediately north of Addis Ababa, in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia.
The site was chosen by Empress Taytu Betul and the city was founded in 1886 by her husband, Emperor Menelik II, and now has a population of around four million, and an eight per cent annual growth rate. Taytu Betul (c 1851 - February 11, 1918) was Empress of Ethiopia ( 1889 - 1913) Year 1886 ( MDCCCLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Emperor Menelik II GCB, GCMG, ( Ge'ez ምኒልክ baptized as Sahle Maryam ( August 17, 1844 &ndash December 12
The city lies at the foot of Mount Entoto, and is home to Addis Ababa University. Mount Entoto is the highest peak overlooking the city of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Addis Ababa University is a University in Ethiopia. It was originally named "University College of Addis Ababa" at its founding then renamed for the
Addis Ababa (Finfinnee) was founded by the Ethiopian emperor Menelik II. Addis Ababa was founded by the Ethiopian emperor Menelik II. However ethnic Oromo Ethiopians had lived on the land before the foundation of Addis Ababa in a small Emperor Menelik II GCB, GCMG, ( Ge'ez ምኒልክ baptized as Sahle Maryam ( August 17, 1844 &ndash December 12 The name of the city was taken from Other parts of the city were called hora Finfinnee ("hot springs") in Oromo. Menelik, as initially a King of the Shewa province, had found Mount Entoto a useful base for military operations in the south of his realm, and in 1879 visited the reputed ruins of a medieval town, and an unfinished rock church that showed proof of an Ethiopian presence in the area prior to the campaigns of Ahmad Gragn. Shewa ( Ge'ez ሽዋ šawā, modern šewā also spelled Shoa) is a historical region of Ethiopia Mount Entoto is the highest peak overlooking the city of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi (c 1506 - February 21, 1543) ("the Conqueror" was an Imam and General of Adal His interest in the area grew when his wife Taytu began work on a church on Entoto, and Menelik endowed a second church in the area. However the immediate area did not encourage the founding of a town due to the lack of firewood and water, so settlement actually began in the valley south of the mountain in 1886. Firewood was the primary source of fuel until the 1800s when it was displaced by coal and later by oil Water is a common Chemical substance that is essential for the survival of all known forms of Life. Year 1886 ( MDCCCLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Initially, Taytu built a house for herself near the "Filwoha" hot mineral springs, where she and members of the Showan Royal Court liked to take mineral baths. In many places mineral water is often colloquially used to mean Carbonated water (which is usually carbonated mineral water as opposed to tap water Other nobility and their staffs and households settled the vicinity, and Menelik expanded his wife's house to become the Imperial Palace which remains the seat of government in Addis Ababa today. The name changed to Addis Ababa and became Ethiopia's capital when Menelik II became Emperor of Ethiopia. The town grew by leaps and bounds. One of Emperor Menelik's contributions that is still visible today is the planting of numerous eucalyptus trees along the city streets. Eucalyptus (From Greek ευκάλυπτος meaning "well covered" is a diverse Genus of Trees (and a few shrubs the members of which
On 5 May 1936, Italian troops occupied Addis Ababa during the Second Italo-Abyssinian War, making it the capital of Italian East Africa from 1936 to 1941. Events 553 - The Second Council of Constantinople begins 1215 - Rebel Barons renounce their allegiance to King John Year 1936 ( MCMXXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest See also First Italo-Ethiopian War. The Second Italo–Abyssinian War (also referred to as the Second Italo-Ethiopian War) was a Italian East Africa ( Italian: Africa Orientale Italiana, or AOI was a short-lived (1936-1941 Italian Colony in Africa consisting of After the Italian army in Ethiopia was defeated by the British army and the Ethiopian patriots) during the East African Campaign, Emperor Haile Selassie returned to Addis Ababa on 5 May 1941—five years to the very day after he had departed—and immediately began the work of re-establishing his capital. Haile Selassie I ( Ge'ez: am ኃይለ፡ ሥላሴ "Power of the Trinity " 23 July 1892 &ndash 27 August 1975 born Tafari Makonnen, was Events 553 - The Second Council of Constantinople begins 1215 - Rebel Barons renounce their allegiance to King John Year 1941 ( MCMXLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (the link will display 1941 calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Emperor Haile Selassie helped form the Organization of African Unity in 1963, and invited the new organization to keep its headquarters in the city. The Organisation of African Unity ( OAU) or Organisation de l'Unité Africaine ( OUA) was established on 25 May 1963. Year 1963 ( MCMLXIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The OAU was dissolved in 2002 and replaced by the African Union (AU), also headquartered in Addis Ababa. The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other working languages is a Confederation consisting of 53  African The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa also has its headquarters in Addis Ababa. The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa ( UNECA or ECA) was established in 1958 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council Addis Ababa was also the site of the Council of the Oriental Orthodox Churches in 1965. Oriental Orthodoxy is the communion of Eastern Christian Churches that recognize only three Ecumenical councils — the First Council of Nicaea, the Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar.
Ethiopia has often been called the origin of human kind due to various hominid fossil discoveries like the Australopithecine Lucy. Lucy (also given a second ( Amharic) name dinqineš, or “Dinkenesh” meaning “You are beautiful” or "you are wonderful" is the common name of AL North eastern Africa, and the Afar region in particular was the central focus of these claims until recent DNA evidence suggested origins in south central Ethiopian regions like present-day Addis Ababa(Finfine).  After analyzing the DNA of almost 1,000 people around the world, geneticists and other scientists claimed humans spread from what is now Addis Ababa 100,000 years ago.  The research indicated that genetic diversity declines steadily the farther one's ancestors traveled from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which is roughly the site of the exit turnstile for the "out-of-Africa" migration. 
Based on figures from the Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia (CSA) published in 2008, Addis Ababa has an estimated total population of 3,147,000, consisting of 1,511,000 men and 1,636,000 women. The Central Statistical Agency ( CSA; Amh: የማዕከላዊ ስታቲስቲክስ ኤጀንሲ is an agency of the government of Ethiopia designated The CSA estimated that presently there are no rural parts to the city, so 100% of the inhabitants are considered urban dwellers; Addis Ababa contains 23. 8% of all urban dwellers in Ethiopia. With an estimated area of 530. 14 square kilometers (204. 69 sq mi), this chartered city has an estimated density of 5,936. 2 inhabitants per square kilometre (15,375 /sq mi). 
These estimates are based on the 1994 census, in which the population of Addis Ababa was reported to be 2. 3 million of which 28,149 lived in the rural parts of the city. 51. 6% were females, while 48. 4% were male.
Almost all the Ethiopian ethnic groups are represented in Addis Ababa due to its position as capital of the country. The major ethnic groups represented are the Amhara (48. Amhara ( Amharic: አማራ Ge'ez: አምሐራ is an Ethnic group in the central highlands of Ethiopia. 3%), Oromo (19. 2%), Gurage (17. Gurage is an ethnic group in Ethiopia. The Gurage people inhabit a semi-fertile semi-mountainous region in southwest Ethiopia, about 150 miles southwest 5%), and Tigray (7. The article has so much wrong statements Readers should not take it serious 6%), while others constitute 7. 4% of the population. 
82% of the population are Orthodox Christians, 12. 7% Muslims, 3. 9% Protestants, 0. 8% Catholics, while the remaining 0. 6% are followers of other religions (e. g. Hindus, Jews, Bahá'ís, Agnostics, etc. ).
The economic activities in Addis Ababa are diverse. According to official statistics from the federal government, some 119,197 people in the city are engaged in trade and commerce; 113,977 in manufacturing and industry; 80,391 homemakers of different variety; 71,186 in civil administration; 50,538 in transport and communication; 42,514 in education, health and social services; 32,685 in hotel and catering services; and 16,602 in agriculture. In addition to the residents of rural parts of Addis Ababa, the city dwellers also participate in animal husbandry and cultivation of gardens. Currently 677 hectares of land is irrigated annually, on which 129,880 quintals of vegetables are cultivated. 
Many poor Ethiopians from the rural areas come to Addis Ababa as beggars and fill some of the streets. Recently, the number of beggars declined after a government and NGO attempt to move some of them and provide education and jobs. It is a relatively clean and safe city, with the most common crimes being pick pocketing, scams and minor burglary.  The city has recently been in a construction boom with tall buildings rising in many places. Also, various luxury services have become available and the construction of shopping malls has recently increased. Some people have labeled the city, "the spa capital of Africa. "
Arkebe Oqubay was a Mayor of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Arkebe Oqubay is an Ethiopian Politician. He is a former Mayor of Addis Ababa (2003-2005 and is currently a State Minister of Works and Urban NOTE This intro is the result of careful NPOV work Please do not make potentially controversial edits to it without first discussing on the talk page He held office from early 2003 to May of 2005. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. On March 31, 2005, Arkebe Oqubay was named "African Mayor of 2005" by Broadcasting Network of Africa. Mayor Oqubay lost the mayorship of Addis Ababa in May of 2005 to Berhanu Nega, but after boycotting the parliament Berhanu Nega's C. Nega may also refer to Nega (album Berhanu Nega (born 1958 was nominated to be the mayor of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in the U. D. or Kinijit party did not take control of the city government. The Coalition for Unity and Democracy (ቅንጅት ለአንድነት እና ዴሞክራሲ commonly referred to by its English abbreviation CUD or occasionally CDU its Amharic abbreviation The leaders of the CUD, his opposition party which swept the election in the capital, were later imprisoned and not permitted to assume control of the city. The Coalition for Unity and Democracy (ቅንጅት ለአንድነት እና ዴሞክራሲ commonly referred to by its English abbreviation CUD or occasionally CDU its Amharic abbreviation They were pardoned and released after two years in prison.
Though most of the CUD refused to join the parliament, factions of CUD and all the rest of opposition parties joined parliament in 2005. The government has appointed a provisional city government with Berhanu Deresa the acting Mayor.
Addis Ababa University was founded in 1950 and was originally named "University College of Addis Ababa", then renamed in 1962 for the former Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie I who had donated his Genete Leul Palace to be the University main campus in the previous year. Addis Ababa University is a University in Ethiopia. It was originally named "University College of Addis Ababa" at its founding then renamed for the Haile Selassie I ( Ge'ez: am ኃይለ፡ ሥላሴ "Power of the Trinity " 23 July 1892 &ndash 27 August 1975 born Tafari Makonnen, was It received its current name in 1975. Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Although the university has six of its seven campuses within Addis Ababa (the seventh is located in Debre Zeit, about 45 km/28 mi away), it also maintains branches in many cities throughout Ethiopia. Debre Zeyit (also transliterated It is the home of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies and the Ethnological Museum. The city also has numerous private colleges including Admas College,Ethiopian Civil Service College and Unity University College. Admas College (also spelled Admass) is a private school of higher learning in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Civil Service College (ECSC is a school of higher education in Ethiopia. For other Unity Colleges please see the disambiguation page Unity College.
Addis Ababa is the headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union. The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa ( UNECA or ECA) was established in 1958 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other working languages is a Confederation consisting of 53  African The fossilized skeleton, and a plaster replica of the early hominid Lucy (known in Ethiopia as Dinkinesh) is preserved at the Ethiopian National Museum in Addis Ababa. Lucy (also given a second ( Amharic) name dinqineš, or “Dinkenesh” meaning “You are beautiful” or "you are wonderful" is the common name of AL The National Museum of Ethiopia (sometimes also referred to as the Ethiopian National Museum) is the primary museum in Ethiopia.
The city is home to the Ethiopian National Library, the Ethiopian Ethnological Museum (and former palace), the Addis Ababa Museum, the Ethiopian Natural History Museum, the Ethiopian Railway Museum and the National Postal Museum. The National Archives and Library of Ethiopia, located in Addis Ababa, is the National library and archives of the country A palace is a grand residence especially the home of a Head of state or some other high-ranking Public figure.
Notable buildings include St George's Cathedral (founded in 1896 and also home to a museum), Holy Trinity Cathedral (once the largest Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral and the location of Sylvia Pankhurst's tomb) as well as the burial place of Emperor Haile Selassie and the Imperial family, and those who fought the Italians during the war. Year 1896 ( MDCCCXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap year A museum is a "permanent institution in the service of society and of its development open to the public which acquires conserves researches communicates and exhibits the Holy Trinity Cathedral is the highest ranking Orthodox Cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (in transliterated Amharic: Yäityop'ya ortodoks täwahedo bétäkrestyan) is an Oriental Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst ( May 5, 1882 September 27, 1960) was a notable campaigner for the Suffragette movement in the United Haile Selassie I ( Ge'ez: am ኃይለ፡ ሥላሴ "Power of the Trinity " 23 July 1892 &ndash 27 August 1975 born Tafari Makonnen, was There is also Menelik's old Imperial palace which remains the official seat of government, and the National Palace formerly known as the Jubilee Palace (built to mark Emperor Haile Selassie's Silver Jubilee in 1955) which is the residence of the President of Ethiopia. Year 1955 ( MCMLV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar) The Hager Fikir Theatre, the oldest theatre in Ethiopia, is located at the Piazza district. The Hager Fikir Theatre in Addis Ababa is not only the theatre with the greatest tradition in Ethiopia but also the oldest indigenous theatre in Africa Africa Hall is located across Menelik II avenue from this Palace and is where the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is headquartered as well as most UN offices in Ethiopia. It is also the site of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) which eventually became the African Union. The Organisation of African Unity ( OAU) or Organisation de l'Unité Africaine ( OUA) was established on 25 May 1963. The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other working languages is a Confederation consisting of 53  African Near Holy Trinity Cathedral is the Parliament building, built during the reign of Emperor Haile Selassie, with its clock tower. It continues to serve as the seat of Parliament today. Across from the Parliament is the Shengo Hall, built by the Derg regime of Mengistu Haile Mariam as its new parliament hall. The Derg or Dergue was a communist military junta that came to power in Ethiopia following the ousting of Haile Selassie I. Mengistu Haile Mariam (መንግስቱ ኃይለ ማርያም məngɨstu hi lə maryam (born 1937 a repression campaign against the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Party and The Shengo Hall was the world's largest pre-fabricated building, which was constructed in Finland before being assembled in Addis Ababa. Finland, officially the Republic of Finland ( is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of northern Europe. It is used for large meetings and conventions. Near Bole International Airport is the new Medhane Alem (Savior of the World) Cathedral, which is the second largest in Africa. In the Merkato district, which happens to be the largest open market in Africa, is the impressive Anwar Mosque, the biggest mosque in Ethiopia. Few meters to the southwest of the Anwar Mosque is the Raguel Church, porterying centuries-old magnificent religious harmony and tolerance between Christians and Muslims in Ethiopia. The Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family is also in the Merkato district.
Other features of the city include the large Merkato market, the Jan Meda Race Ground racecourse, Bihere Tsige Recreation Centre and a railway line to Djibouti. Addis Merkato ( Amharic for "New Market" popularly just Merkato or Mercato, from the Italian for "market" is the name for Sao Paulo Stock Exchangejpg|thumb| Virtual market arena where buyer and seller are not present and trade via intemediates and electronical information A race track (or 'racetrack' or 'racing track' is a purpose-built facility for Racing of animals (eg Djibouti ( جيبوتي Jībūtī, Somali: Jabuuti) officially the Republic of Djibouti, is a country in the Sport facilities include Addis Ababa and Nyala Stadiums. Nyala Stadium is a multi-use Stadium in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia. The 2008 African Championships in Athletics were held in Addis Ababa. The 16th African Championships in Athletics was held in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia from April 30 to May 4 2008 The Entoto Mountains start among the northern suburbs. The Entoto Mountains (also called the Entoto Hills) lie immediately north of Addis Ababa, in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Suburbs of the city include Shiro Meda and Entoto in the north, Urael and Bole (home to Bole International Airport) in the east, Nifas Silk in the south-east, Mekanisa in the south, and Keraniyo and Kolfe in the west. Mount Entoto is the highest peak overlooking the city of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia.
The city hosts since the We Are the Future center, a child care center that provides children with a higher standard of living. The center is managed under the direction of the mayor’s office, and the international NGO Glocal Forum serves as the fundraiser and program planner and coordinator for the WAF child center in each city. Purpose The Glocal Forum was created in 2001 to emphasize the role of local authorities in the world governance system Each WAF city is linked to several peer cities and public and private partners to create a unique international coalition. Launched in 2004, the program is the result of a strategic partnership between the Glocal Forum, the Quincy Jones Listen Up Foundation and Mr. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Quincy Delight Jones Jr (born March 14, 1933) also known as Q, is an American Music Impresario, conductor Hani Masri, with the support of the World Bank, UN agencies and major companies. The World Bank is an internationally supported Bank that provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries for development programs (e The United Nations ( UN) is an International organization whose stated aims are to facilitate cooperation in International law, International security
The city possesses a complex mix of highland climate zones, with temperature differences of up to 10°C, depending on elevation and prevailing wind patterns. Mountain climate (also highland climate) is a crude geographical term used for the kind of Climate in the Mountains and generally in the High country The high elevation moderates temperatures year-round, and the city's position near the equator means that temperatures are very constant from month to month. The equator (sometimes referred to colloquially as "the Line") is the intersection of the Earth 's surface with the plane perpendicular to the
|Weather averages for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|
|Average high °C (°F)||20 (68)||21 (70)||21 (70)||22 (72)||22 (71)||19 (67)||17 (63)||18 (64)||19 (66)||19 (67)||19 (67)||19 (67)|
|Average low °C (°F)||12 (53)||12 (54)||14 (57)||14 (58)||14 (58)||13 (56)||13 (55)||12 (54)||13 (55)||12 (54)||11 (52)||11 (51)|
|Source: Weather Underground Mar 2008|
Public transportation is through public buses or blue and white share taxis. Types of vehicle Share taxis come in various Vehicle types including Minibuses Midibuses covered Pickup trucks Station wagons The taxis are usually minibuses that can sit at least twelve people. "Microbus" redirects here For the Volkswagen Microbus see Volkswagen Type 2. Two people are responsible for each taxi, the driver and a weyala who collects fares and calls out the taxi's destination. A weyala is a conductor who receives fares on minibus taxis in Ethiopia.
The city is served by Bole International Airport, where a new terminal opened in 2003. Addis Abeba Bole International Airport serves the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The old Lideta Airport in the western "Old Airport" district is used mostly by small craft and military planes and helicopters. Addis Ababa also has a railway connection with Djibouti City, with a picturesque French style railway station. The Imperial Railway Company of Ethiopia (often referred to by its French name Compagnie Impériale des Chemins de Fer Éthiopiens) was a semi-private firm founded The city of Djibouti (جيبوتي Somali: Jabuuti, Ville de Djibouti is the capital and largest city of
|Cities of Ethiopia|
Adama (Nazret) | Addis Ababa | Adigrat | Adwa | Ambo | Arba Minch | Asella | Awasa | Axum | Bahir Dar | Debre Berhan | Debre Marqos | Debre Tabor | Debre Zeyit | Degehabur | Dembidolo | Dessie | Dila | Dire Dawa | Gambela | Goba | Gode | Gondar | Harar | Irgalem | Jijiga | Jimma | Kebri Dahar | Kombolcha | Mek'ele | Negele Arsi | Negele Boran | Nekemte | Shashamane | Sodo | Weldiya | Wukro | Ziway
ЋA city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status This is a list of cities and Towns in Ethiopia: A Adama (also called NOTE This intro is the result of careful NPOV work Please do not make potentially controversial edits to it without first discussing on the talk page Adama ( Oromo Adaama, Ge'ez Adigrat is a city in the Tigray Region (or Adwa (also spelled Adowa, Aduwa, or Ambo (also known as Hagere Hiwot) is a Spa Arba Minch ( Amharic, "forty springs" is Asella is a city in central Ethiopia. Located in the Awasa (also spelled Awassa) is a city in Ethiopia Axum, or Aksum, is a City in northern Ethiopia named after the Kingdom of Aksum, a naval and trading power that ruled from the region ca Bahir Dar is a City in north western Ethiopia Debre Berhan (also spelled Debre Birhan) is a city Debre Marqos (also called Mankorar) is a city and Woreda in east-central Ethiopia. Debre Tabor (also called Samara) is a town and a Woreda in north-central Ethiopia. Debre Zeyit (also transliterated Degehabur ( Dhagaxbuur) is a town in the eastern part Dembidolo (or Dembi Dolo; formerly Sayo) Dessie (also spelled Dese or Dessye) is a city and a Woreda in north-central Ethiopia. Dila is a Market town in southern Ethiopia Dire Dawa is one of two chartered cities ( astedader akabibi) in Ethiopia (the other being the capital Addis Ababa) Gambela is a city in Ethiopia and the capital of the Gambela Region or Kilil. Goba is a town in south-central Ethiopia. Located in Gode ( Godey) is a city in the Ethiopian part of the Ogaden. Located in the Gode Zone of the Somali Region, the city has a latitude Gondar or Gonder ( Ge'ez: ጎንደር Gōnder, older ጐንደር Gʷandar, modern pronunciation Gʷender) is a city in Harar (var Harrar, Hārer, Harer; Adari) is an eastern city in Ethiopia, and the capital of the modern Harari Irgalem (also spelled Yrgalam, Yrgalem Jijiga ( Jigjiga) is a city in eastern Ethiopia Jimma is the largest city in southwestern Ethiopia. Kebri Dahar ( Qabridahare) is a town in the eastern part of Ethiopia known as the Ogaden. Kombolcha is a city and Woreda in north-central Ethiopia. Located in the Debub Wollo Zone of the Amhara Region, it has a latitude and longitude Mekelle is a city and Woreda in northern Ethiopia Negele Arsi (or Arsi Negele) is a town in southeastern Ethiopia. Negele Boran (or Neghelle) is a Nekemte ("Naqamtee" in Afan Oromo language also called Shashamane (or Shashemene, ሻሸመኔ is a town This article is about the Ethiopian town For the language see Soddo language. Weldiya (also spelled Woldia) is a hillside Market town and Woreda in northern Ethiopia. Wukro (also transliterated Ugoro) is a town in northern Ziway or Zway is a town in central Ethiopia. It is located on the road connecting Addis Ababa to Nairobi in the Misraq Shewa Zone