Which zone is Bahir Dar?
Bahir Dar (Amharic: ባሕር ዳር, lit….Bahir Dar.
|Bahir Dar ባሕር ዳር|
|Zone||Bahir Dar Special Zone|
|• Total||72 km2 (28 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,800 m (5,900 ft)|
Which region is beautiful in Ethiopia?
Situated on the outskirts of the famous Lake Tana, 600km north of Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar is the third largest and arguably the most beautiful city in Ethiopia.
What is the area of Oromia?
136,560 mi²Oromia / Area
How much is Oromia zone?
It is divided into 20 administrative Zones, 30 town administrations, 287 rural and 46 town Woredas. According to the last census, more than 65 ethnic groups and people from neighboring countries live in Oromia Region (FDRE Population Census Commission, 2008).
Where is Bahir Dar located?
Administratively, Bahir Dar is a Special Zone. Bahir Dar is one of the leading tourist destinations in Ethiopia, with a variety of attractions in the nearby Lake Tana and Blue Nile river.
What was the population of Bahir Dar in 1994?
The 1994 national census reported a total population for Bahir Dar of 96,140 in 20,857 households, of whom 45,436 were men and 50,704 women. The three largest ethnic groups reported in the city were the Amhara (93.21%), the Tigrayan (3.98%), and the Oromo (0.7%); all other ethnic groups made up 2.11% of the population.
What is happening in Bahir Dar Ethiopia?
In 2021, Bahir Dar became affected by the Tigray War as the troops of the Tigray Region crossed into Amhara region, in order to force the Ethiopian government to come to a negotiated settlement. On 10 August, in view of the southwestward progression of the Tigray Defense Forces, the city administration of Bahir Dar imposed a curfew.
Is there a curfew in Bahir Dar?
On 10 August, in view of the southwestward progression of the Tigray Defense Forces, the city administration of Bahir Dar imposed a curfew. Bahir Dar is located at the exit of the Abbay from Lake Tana at an altitude of 1,820 metres (5,970 ft) above sea level. The city is located approximately 578 km north-northwest of Addis Ababa.