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North Gondar
ሰሜን ጎንደር
Semien Gondar
Zone
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CountryNorth Gondar Zone Ethiopia
RegionNorth Gondar Zone Amhara
Largest cityGondar
Area
[1]
 • Total45,944.63 km2 (17,739.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)[1]
 • Total2,929,628
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
North Gondar Zone
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North Gondar (Amharic: ሰሜን ጎንደር; or Semien Gondar) is a zone in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. This zone is named for the city of Gondar, the capital of Ethiopia until the mid-19th century.

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North Gondar Zone

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North Gondar (Amharic: ሰሜን ጎንደር; or Semien Gondar) is a zone in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. This zone is named for the city of Gondar, the capital of...

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Gondar

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a city and woreda in Ethiopia. Located in the North Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, Gondar is north of Lake Tana on the Lesser Angereb River and southwest...

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South Gondar Zone

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South Gondar (Amharic: ደቡብ ጎንደር) (or Debub Gondar) is a Zone in the Ethiopian Amhara Region. This zone is named for the city of Gondar, which was the capital...

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Ras Dashen

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peak in Africa. Located in the Simien Mountains National Park in the North Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, it reaches an elevation of 4,550 metres (14...

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List of zones of Ethiopia

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North Gondar Central Gondar West Gondar Wag Hemra West Gojjam Bahir Dar (special zone) West Gojjam South Gondar North Wollo South Wollo Oromia North shewa...

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Agew Awi Zone

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Zone is bordered on the west by Benishangul-Gumuz Region, on the north by North Gondar Zone and on the east by West Gojjam. The administrative centre of Agew...

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Beta Israel

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Christian. Most of them were concentrated mainly on what are today North Gondar Zone, Shire Inda Selassie, Wolqayit, Tselemti, Dembia, Segelt, Quara, and...

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Alitash National Park

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also called Alatish or Alatash National Park, is a national park in North Gondar Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia. It is adjacent to Sudan's Dinder National...

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Simien Mountains National Park

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National Park is the largest national park in Ethiopia. Located in the North Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, its territory covers the highest parts of the...

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Begemder

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as part of the Amhara region under the North Gondar Zone. History of Ethiopia Subdivisions of Ethiopia Gondar Ahland, Colleen (1920). አዲስ የአማርኛ መዝገበ ቃላት...

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Fasil Ghebbi

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The Fasil Ghebbi (Amharic: ፋሲል ግቢ) is a fortress located in Gondar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia. It was founded in the 17th century by Emperor Fasilides and...

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West Gojjam Zone

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Region, on the west by Agew Awi, on the north and northwest by North Gondar and also on the north by South Gondar, and on the east by East Gojjam. Its highest...

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List of cities and towns in Ethiopia

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Freweyni Gambela Gesuba Gelemso Ghimbi Ginir Goba Gobiyere Gode Gololcha Gondar Gongoma Gore Gorgora Gununo Harar Hafatissa Harorisa Hawassa Hayq Holeta...

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Emfraz

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mountainous area overlooking the northeast shore of Lake Tana in the North Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, it sits at a latitude and longitude of 12°15′30″N...

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Agaw people

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Beta Israel), who live around Gondar in the North Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, west of the Tekezé River and north of Lake Tana; a number of Agaw...

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Wag Hemra Zone

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Semien Wollo, on the southwest by Debub (South) Gondar, on the west by Semen (North) Gondar, and on the north and east by the Tigray Region. Towns in Wag...

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Jan Amora

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the Semien Gondar Zone, Jan Amora is bordered on the south by Misraq Belessa, on the southwest by Wegera, on the west by Debarq, on the north by Addi Arkay...

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North Wollo Zone

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It is bordered on the south by South Wollo, on the west by South Gondar, on the north by Wag Hemra, on the northeast by Tigray Region, and on the east...

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Sehala

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Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Wag Hemra zone, Sehala is bordered on the west by the Semien (North) Gondar Zone, on the northwest by Abergele, and on the...

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Battle of Gondar

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November 1941, during the East African Campaign. Gondar was the main town of Amhara in the mountains north of Lake Tana in Ethiopia, at an elevation of 7...

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List of districts in the Amhara region

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Machakel Shebel Berenta Sinan North Gondar Zone Addi Arkay Alefa Beyeda Chilga Dabat Debarq Dembiya Gondar Town Gondar Zuria Jan Amora Lay Armachiho Metemma...

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Dehana

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River which separates it from the Debub (South) Gondar Zone and the Semien (North) Gondar Zone, on the north by Zikuala, on the northeast by Soqota, and on...

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Chenna massacre

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2021. The village is about 10 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of the town of Dabat in the North Gondar Zone of Amhara Region. Between 31 August and 4 September...

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South Wollo Zone

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northwest by South Gondar, on the north by North Wollo, on the northeast by Afar Region, and on the east by the Oromia Special Zone and the Argobba special...

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Tigray War

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the Ethiopian Air Force began against TDF positions in the North Wollo and North Gondar zones of the Amhara Region, mostly around the towns of Wegeltena...

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Debarq

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northern Ethiopia, 90 kilometers north-east of Gondar on the highway between Gondar and Axum, and is in the Semien Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region. It has...

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Amhara Region

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zones. Agew Awi East Gojjam Oromia zone North Gondar North Shewa North Wollo South Gondar South Wollo Wag Hemra West Gojjam Bahir Dar (special zone)...

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Gondar Zuria

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Gondar Zuria (Amharic: ጎንደር ዙሪያ, lit. "Greater Gondar Area") is a woreda in Amhara Region, Ethiopia. Part of the Semien Gondar Zone, Gondar Zuria is bordered...

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East Gojjam Zone

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west by West Gojjam, on the north by South Gondar, and on the east by South Wollo; the bend of the Abay River defines the Zone's northern, eastern and southern...

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Gazbibla

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Zone, Gazgibla is bordered on the south by the Semien (North) Wollo Zone, on the west by Dehana and the Semien (North) Gondar Zone, and on the north by...

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Dabat

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about 50 kilometers north of Gondar in the Semien Mountains along the Gondar-Debarq highway Dabat it is in the Semien Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region...

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2021 Tigray offensive

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Ethiopian Air Force (ETAF) began against TDF positions in North Wollo and North Gondar zones of the Amhara Region, mostly around the towns of Wegeltena...

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Nigist Mengesha

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Ethiopian Jews in Israel. Nigist Mengesha was born in a small village near Gondar in Ethiopia, where she worked as a social worker at the Prison Authority...

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Gorgora

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northwestern Ethiopia. It is located south of Gondar on the north shore of Lake Tana, in the Semien Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region. Gorgora has a latitude...

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Government of Amhara Region

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administrative zones. It's composed of 11 zones, and 145 Weredas. Agew Awi East Gojjam Oromia zone North Gondar North Shewa North Wollo South Gondar South Wollo...

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Addis Zemen

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northern-central Ethiopia. Located in the Debub Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, on the road connecting Gondar and Bahir Dar, Addis Zemen has a latitude and...

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Bahir Dar

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construction. It will soon carry the main road to the northern outskirts and on to Gondar Association football is the most popular sport in Bahir Dar. The 60,000-capacity...

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Semien Province

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ሰሜን, “North”) was a historical province of northwest Ethiopia, often called Gondar. It was located south and west of the Tekezé River, and north of Lake...

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Ethiopia

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in Solomon Getamun, History of the City of Gondar (Africa World Press, 2005), pp.1–4 Getamun, City of Gondar, p. 5 There are many lists of these seven...

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Mirab Belessa

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Part of the Semien Gondar Zone, Mirab Belessa is bordered on the south by Debub Gondar Zone, on the west by Gondar Zuria, on the north by the Wegera, and...

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Sudan

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In 1887, a 60,000-man Ansar army invaded Ethiopia, penetrating as far as Gondar. In March 1889, king Yohannes IV of Ethiopia marched on Metemma; however...

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Misraq Belessa

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Gondar Zone, Misraq Belessa is bordered on the south by Debub Gondar Zone, on the west by Mirab Belessa, on the northwest by the Wegera, on the north...

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Debre Tabor

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and woreda in north-central Ethiopia. Located in the Debub Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, about 100 kilometers southeast of Gondar and 50 kilometers...

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