Where is Welega?

Where is Welega?

Welega (Amharic: ወለጋ, wälläga); also Wol-arga was a province in the western part of Ethiopia, with its capital city at Nekemte. It was named for the Wollega Oromo, who are the majority of the population within its boundaries.

What is the population of wollega?

Based on the 2007 Census conducted by the Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia (CSA), this Zone has a total population of 1,350,415, of whom 671,538 are men and 678,877 women; with an area of 10,833.19 square kilometers, West Welega has a population density of 124.66.

How many zones are in Oromia?

20 administrative
8 The region is divided into 20 administrative zones, 30 town administrations, 287 rural and 46 town woredas (districts).

How many woredas are in the Jimma zone?

13 weredas
Jimma Zone is divided in to 13 weredas (hosting a total population of over 2.2 million) with an agro-ecological setting of highlands (15%), midlands (67%) and lowlands (18%).

What is the population of Oromo in Ethiopia 2020?

Oromo people

Oromoo (Oromo)
Regions with significant populations
Ethiopia 35,175,000 (2020)
Kenya 656,636 (2019)
Somalia 87,000

What is Oromo traditional food?

The Oromian National Food The main foods of Oromos are animal products including foon (meat), aannan (milk), baaduu (cheese), dhadhaa (butter), and cereals that are eaten as marqaa (porridge) and bideena (bread). Oromos drink coffee, daadhii (honey wine), and faarsoo (beer).

What is the capital of Oromia?

The capital city of the State of Oromia is Addis Ababa, also known as Finfinne….Oromia.

Oromia Oromiyaa
Country Ethiopia
Official language Oromo
Capital Addis Ababa (Finfinne)

What is the area of Oromia?

136,560 mi²

Is Oromo a country?

The country of the Oromo is called Biyya-Oromo (Oromo country) or Oromia (Oromiya). Oromia was one of the free nations in the Horn of Africa until its colonization and occupation by Abyssinia at the end of the nineteenth century.

What does Jimma mean?

Jimma (Oromo: Jimmaa) is the largest city in southwestern Oromia Region, Ethiopia. It is a special zone of the Oromia Region and is surrounded by Jimma Zone. Prior to the 2007 census, Jimma was reorganized administratively as a special Zone.

Is Ethiopia poor or rich?

With about 115 million people (2020), Ethiopia is the second most populous nation in Africa after Nigeria, and still the fastest growing economy in the region, with 6.1 percent growth in FY2019/20. However, it is also one of the poorest, with a per capita gross national income of $890.