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South Omo Zone (or Debub Omo Zone) is a zone in the Ethiopian Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region (SNNPR). Debub Omo is bordered on the south by Kenya, on the southwest by the South Sudan, on the west by Bench Maji, on the northwest by Keffa, on the north by Konta, Gamo Gofa and Basketo, on the northeast by Dirashe and Konso, and on the east by the Oromia Region. The administrative center of Debub Omo is Jinka.

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South Omo Zone

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South Omo Zone (or Debub Omo Zone) is a zone in the Ethiopian Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region (SNNPR). Debub Omo is bordered on the...

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West Omo Zone

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West Omo or Mirab Omo is a Zone in the Ethiopian South West Ethiopia Peoples' Region. West Omo is located at Ethiopia’s southern margin, where Maji and...

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Omo

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namesake for all the topics below Omo Nada, one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia South Omo Zone, a zone in the Ethiopian Southern Nations...

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Konso Zone

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Great Rift Valley, Konso is bordered on the south by the Oromia Region, on the west by the South Omo Zone, on the northwest by Alle special woreda, on...

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List of zones of Ethiopia

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formerly part of North Omo Zone) West Omo Gamo Gofa (formerly part of North Omo Zone) Gedeo Gurage Hadiya Kembata Tembaro Silt'e South Omo Konso Wolayita (formerly...

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Gofa Zuria

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Peoples' Region, Gofa Zone was bordered on the south by Kamba and Daramalo woredas, on the southwest by the Debub (South) Omo Zone, on the west by the Basketo...

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Aari language

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Aro, Aarai) is an Omotic language spoken by the Aari people in the South Omo Zone of Ethiopia. Dialects are Bako, Biyo (Biya), Laydo, Seyki, Shangama...

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North Omo Zone

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North Omo Zone (Amharic: ሰሜን ኦሞ) was a zone in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. It was named after the Omo River...

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Redwan Hussein

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biology at senior secondary schools including Jinka Secondary School in South Omo Zone and Awolia Secondary School in Addis Ababa. He was the head of the SNNPR...

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Mursi language

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language spoken by the Mursi people who live in the South Omo Zone on the eastern side of the lower Omo valley in southwest Ethiopia. The language is similar...

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Dawro Zone

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the Oromia Region,Jimma zone, on the northeast by Hadiya and Kembata Tembaro Zones, and on the east by Wolayita Zone; the Omo River defines its eastern...

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List of cities and towns in Ethiopia

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097 SNNPR Keffa Zone 66. Kobo ... ... 24,867 41,122 Amhara Semien Wollo Zone/Kobo 67. Jinka ... ... 20,267 41,071 SNNPR South Omo Zone/Debub Ari 68. Dangila...

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Gamo Zone

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Omo Zone, and the 1994 national census counted its inhabitants as part of that Zone. However friction between the various ethnic groups in Semien Omo...

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Jinka

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hills north of the Tama Plains, this town is the capital of the Debub Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region. Currently Jinka...

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Melokoza

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of the Gamo Gofa Zone, Melokoza is bordered on the south by Basketo special woreda, on the southwest by the Debub (South) Omo Zone, on the northwest...

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Megaliths in Ethiopia

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multidisciplinary studies are emerging in the region. The megalithic culture in South Omo zone of the SNNPR (Southern Nation Nationalities and Peoples Regional State)...

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Wolayita Zone

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their own zone and rejected the attempted imposition of the new composite language and identity. Until 2000 Wolayita was part of the North Omo Zone, and the...

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List of Indigenous peoples

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S2CID 143440554. Lydall, Jean (2000). "The Threat of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in South Omo Zone, Southern Ethiopia". Northeast African Studies. Special Issue: HIV/AIDS...

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Omo Sheleko

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Omo Sheleko was bordered on the south by the Semien Omo Zone, on the west by the Omo River which separates it from another part of the Semien Omo Zone...

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Bench Sheko

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Bench Maji) is a zone in the South West Ethiopia Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Bench Sheko is bordered on the south and southeast by West Omo, on the west...

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Mursi people

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principally reside in the Debub Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, close to the border with South Sudan. According to the 2007...

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Arbore people

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Weyto) at the northern end of Lake Stephanie (Bau or Chew Bahr) in South Omo Zone. The name Arbore is used by the inhabitants of two of the four villages...

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Wabe River

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Peoples' Region. This river is a perennial river. A principal tributary of the Omo River on the left side, it joins the much larger Gibe River at 8°13′26″N...

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Farm Africa

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Embu County Ethiopia Debub Omo Zone Bonga Forest Chilimo Borena Zone South Omo Zone Bale Zone South Wollo Zone Oromia Zone Benishangul-Gumuz Tanzania...

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Gayil language

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Southwest, South Omo zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region Native speakers 56,000 (2007) Language family Afro-Asiatic Omotic South Gayil...

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Omo Nada

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Omo Nada is one of the woredas in the Oromia region of Ethiopia. Part of the Jimma Zone, Omo Nada is bordered on the south by the Gojeb River, which separates...

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Dime language

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Native to Ethiopia Region Debub (South) Omo Zone Native speakers 570 (2007 census) Language family Afro-Asiatic Omotic South Omotic Dime Language codes ISO...

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Keficho Shekicho Zone

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the south by Debub Omo, on the southwest by Bench Maji, on the west and north by the Oromia Region, and on the east by Semien Omo. The administrative...

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Konta special woreda

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bordered on the south by the Omo River which separates it from the Gamo Gofa Zone and Selamgto woreda, Debub Omo Zone, on the west by the Keffa Zone, on the north...

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Daasanach people

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group inhabiting parts of Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Sudan. Their main homeland is in the Debub Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's...

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Kuraz

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of the Debub Omo Zone, Kuraz is bordered on the south by Kenya, on the west by the Ilemi Triangle (claimed by Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan), on the...

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Selamago

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of Ethiopia. Part of the Debub Omo Zone, Selamago is bordered on the south by Nyangatom, on the west and north by the Omo River which separates it from...

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Hadiya Zone

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division. Hadiya is bordered on the south by Kembata Tembaro (KT), on the southwest by the Dawro Zone, on the west by the Omo River which separates it from...

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Hamer Bena

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and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Debub Omo Zone, Hamer Bena was bordered on the south by Kenya, on the southwest by Kuraz, on the northwest...

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Gibe River

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Gibe River) is by far the largest tributary of the Omo River in Ethiopia and typically flowing south-southeast. The confluence of the large Gibe River...

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Yoruba people

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The Yoruba people (Yoruba: Ìran Yorùbá, Ọmọ Odùduwà, Ọmọ Káàárọ̀-oòjíire) are a West African ethnic group that mainly inhabit parts of Nigeria, Benin and...

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Regions of Ethiopia

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the SNNPR and consisted of Keffa, Sheka, Bench Sheko, Dawro, and West Omo Zones, along with Konta special district. List of governors of the Regions of...

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Gilgel Gibe River

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western Oromia Region. It flows in an arc through the south of the Jimma Zone, defining part of the Zone's boundary with that of the Southern Nations, Nationalities...

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Zala Ubamale

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Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Gamo Gofa Zone, Zala Ubamale was bordered on the south and west by the Debub Omo Zone, on the northwest by Gofa Zuria, on the...

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List of Oromo subgroups and clans

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Walaabu Karrayyuu Macca Oromo, living between Didessa River and the Omo River, and south into the Gibe region Gaaroo Sirba Libaan Jaawwii Daal'ee Tulama Oromo...

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Apostolic Vicariate of Soddo

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Apostolic of Soddo comprises Wolayta, Dawro, Gamu Gofa, North and South Omo zones and Derashe, Konso and Konta special Weredas; all in Southern Nations...

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Basketo special woreda

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Basketo is bordered in the south and west by the Debub (South) Omo Zone, and in the north and east by the Gamo Gofa Zone. Rivers in this woreda include...

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Meinit Shasha

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Goldiya, on the east by the Keffa Zone, and on the southeast by the Omo River which separates it from the Debub Omo Zone. Towns in Meinit Shasha include...

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