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Historically, Ethiopia was divided into provinces, further subdivided into awrajjas or districts, until they were replaced by ethnolinguistic-based regions (kililoch) and chartered cities in 1995.[1][2]

  1. ^ Mulatu Wubneh (2017). "Ethnic Identity Politics and the Restructuring of Administrative Units in Ethiopia". International Journal of Ethiopian Studies. 11 (1 & 2): 105–138 – via JSTOR.
  2. ^ "Ethiopia Political Map and Regions | Mappr". Retrieved 2021-09-14.

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Provinces of Ethiopia

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Regions of Ethiopia

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akabibi). This system of administrative regions replaced the provinces of Ethiopia in 1992 under the Transitional Government of Ethiopia and was formalised...

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Ethiopian Empire

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The Ethiopian Empire (Ge'ez: መንግሥተ ኢትዮጵያ, romanized: Mängəśtä ʾItyop̣p̣ya, lit. 'Kingdom of Ethiopia'), also formerly known by the exonym Abyssinia, or...

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Subdivisions of Ethiopia

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water, and rural roads. Prior to the 1995 Constitution, Ethiopia was divided into provinces, and those were further subdivided into awrajjas, then into...

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ghizats from the existing 42 provinces of varying sizes. A comparison of the two maps in Margary Perham, The Government of Ethiopia shows that Hararghe was...

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is a historical region of Ethiopia which was formerly an autonomous kingdom within the Ethiopian Empire. The modern Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa is located...

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Ethiopia, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a landlocked country in the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea to the...

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Provinces of Eritrea

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annexed by Ethiopia from 1962 to 1991. After independence, the Provisional Government of Eritrea converted the original eight provinces of Eritrea (from...

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Tigray Province

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province of northern Ethiopia that overlayed the present day Afar and Tigray regions. Akele Guzai borders with the Tigray province. It encompassed most of the...

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Amda Seyon I

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ṣiyōn, "Pillar of Zion"), throne name Gebre Mesqel (ገብረ መስቀል gäbrä mäsḳal) was Emperor of Ethiopia from 1314 to 1344 and a member of the Solomonic dynasty...

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Flag of Ethiopia

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The flag of Ethiopia (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ሰንደቅ ዐላማ, romanized: Ye-Ītyōṗṗyā sändäq ʿälama) is the national flag of Ethiopia. It consists of a green, yellow...

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subdivided the Provinces of Ethiopia prior to 1996. Awrajja roughly translates to "county" or "sub-province", and contained a number of "woreda" or districts...

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Sidamo Province

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Following the liberation of Ethiopia from Italy in 1942, the provinces of Borana and Welayta, created from conquered states of that name, were merged into...

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Kaffa Province

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Kaffa (Amharic: ከፋ) was a province on the southwestern side of Ethiopia; its capital city was Bonga. Kaffa is bordered on the west by Sudan, on the northwest...

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History of Ethiopia

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Ethiopia is one of the oldest countries in Africa, the emergence of Ethiopian civilization dates back thousands of years. Due to migration and imperial...

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borrowed from its 20th century capital Gondar) was a province in northwest Ethiopia. A plausible source for the name Bega is that the word means "dry" in the...

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Eritrea Province

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The Province of Eritrea (Tigrinya: ኣውራጃ ኤርትራ, Arabic: مقاطعة إريتريا) was a province in the far north part of Ethiopia, with its capital city at Asmara...

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Emperor of Ethiopia

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boxes, or other symbols instead of Ethiopic characters. The emperor of Ethiopia (Ge'ez: ንጉሠ ነገሥት, nəgusä nägäst, "King of Kings"), also known as the Atse...

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Wollo Province

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Wollo (Amharic: ወሎ) was a historical province of northern Ethiopia that overlayed part of the present day Amhara, Afar, and Tigray regions. During the...

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Sultanate of Ifat

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the provinces of Ethiopia, as does the King of Zion(Ethiopia)...I will transform the churches into mosques. I will subjugate and convert the King of the...

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later ጐዣም gʷažžām, ጎዣም gōžžām) is a historical province in northwestern Ethiopia, with its capital city at Debre Marqos. Gojjam's earliest western boundary...

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Welega Province

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governed by Gasa Umar of Adal in the sixteenth century. Following the liberation of Ethiopia in 1941, the following provinces were added to Welega to...

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Haile Selassie

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Eritrea into Ethiopia as one of its provinces, while fighting to prevent secession. Haile Selassie's internationalist views led to Ethiopia becoming a charter...

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List of governors of the regions of Ethiopia

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This article lists the governors of the regions of Ethiopia, the eleven ethno-linguistically based regional states (plural: kililoch; singular: kilil)...

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Arsi Province

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Province (Amharic: አርሲ) was a province of Ethiopian Empire with its capital at Asella. Historically a part of the Emirate of Harar until its invasion by Menelik...

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History of the Jews in Ethiopia

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The history of the Jews in Ethiopia refers to people in Ethiopia who practice Judaism or have Jewish ancestry. This history goes back millennia. The largest...

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Qwara Province

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(Amharic: ቋራ), also spelled Quara, was a province in now Amhara region, Ethiopia, located between Lake Tana and the frontier inside present-day Sudan, and...

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