West Gojjam Zone

Amhara, Ethiopia

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GeoPoint: 11.1667 , 37.25  

About West Gojjam

West Gojjam (Amharic: ምዕራብ ጎጃም) (or "Mirab Gojjam") is a Zone in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the former province of Gojjam. West Gojjam is bordered on the south by the Abay River which separates it from the Oromia Region and Benishangul-Gumuz Region, on the west by Agew Awi, on the northwest by North Gondar, on the north by Lake Tana and the Abay River which separates it from the South Gondar, and on the east by East Gojjam. Its highest point is . Towns in West Gojjam include Bahir Dar, Adet, Finote Selam, Bure, Quarite, Dega Damot, Sekela, Merawi, , and Dembecha. Finote Selam is the capital of the zone.

Region Types

amhara regionsettlement


mirab godjam (fr)мираб годжам (ru)西戈賈姆地區 (zh)

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Region Info

Area Info

  • State: Amhara
  • Country: Ethiopia
  • Population Info

    • Population: 2.3M inhabitants

    Sources: DBpedia
     — Date merged: 7/19/2021, 11:51:20 AM