Please note, some phrases translation could be wrong
EthioVisit
Benishangul-Gumuz Region Flag
Benishangul-Gumuz Region Map

Benishangul-Gumuz

The most obscure of Ethiopia's regions, practically never visited by tourists, is Benishangul-Gumuz, which runs for about 2,000km along the Sudanese border to the east of Amhara, but is on average no more than 200km. Relatively low-lying but with an annual rainfall in excess of 1,000mm, this remote and poorly developed area is characterised by a hot, humid climate. The regional population of about 1.03 million is governed from the small capital town of Asosa in the south.

Benishangul-Gumuz Region Major Cities and Population

No. City Name 2007 Population 2013 Population Est.
1 Assosa (Asosa) 24,214 52,575

Regional States and Chartered Cities of Ethiopia

No. Region Capital City Status Area (Sq. Kilometers) Population 2007 Population 2013 Est.
1 Addis Ababa Addis Ababa City 527 2739551 3104000
2 Afar Asayita State 72,053 1390273 1650000
3 Amhara Bahir Dar State 154,709 17221976 19212000
4 Benishangul-Gumuz Asosa State 50,699 784345 1028000
5 Dire Dawa Dire Dawa City 1,559 341834 395000
6 Gambela Gambela State 29,783 307096 406000
7 Harari Harar State 334 183415 215000
8 Oromia Addis Ababa State 284,538 26993933 32220000
9 Somali Jijiga State 279,252 4445219 5318000
10 Tigray Mekele State 84,722 4316988 5062000
11 Southern Nations Nationalities and People (SNNPR) Awasa State 105,476 14929548 17887000



Copyright © 2019 EthioVisit.com. All Rights Reserved.
By using this Web Site, you agree to comply with all of the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.