Arba Minch

Arba Minch

Arba Minch {'አርባ ምንጭ'} (Amharic, "forty springs") is a city in southern Ethiopia; the first common name for this city called Ganta Garo. Located in the Gamo Gofa Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region about 500 kilometers south of Addis Ababa, at an elevation of 1285 meters above sea level. It is the largest town in Gamo Gofa Zone as well as Arba Minch Zuria woreda and the second town in SNNPR next to Awassa.

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Arba Minch University
... Arba Minch University is a research university located in Arba Minch, Ethiopia, about 500 km south of Addis Ababa ...
Nechisar National Park - History and Management
... illegal operations in the park including the illegal cutting down of trees for firewood for Arba Minch, illegal fishing, illegal human settlement and cattle grazing ... According to Abera Adnew, deputy manager of Arba Minch Fishermen Cooperatives, "There are over 3000 illegal fishermen working on Lake Abaya," ... The Arba Minch Fishermen Cooperative has attempted to address the problem but has faced much hostility from the illegal fisherman who depend on the fish stocks for their livelihoods ...
Arba Minch - Demographics
... Based on figures from the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, Arba Minch has an estimated total population of 82,507 of whom 41,296 were males and were 41,211 females ...
Arba Minch University - History and Overview
... Arba Minch University is a non-denominational university which offers undergraduate and graduate programs ... Before its inauguration as a University, it was known as Arba Minch Water Technology Institute (AWTI) offering a qualified course in water resources planning, design and development ... Arba Minch University was officially inaugurated in June 2004 ...
Arba Minch Zuria
... Arba Minch Zuria (Amharic "Greater Arba Minch Area") is one of the 77 woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia ... A part of the Gamo Gofa Zone located in the Great Rift Valley, Arba Minch Zuria is bordered on the south by the Dirashe special woreda, on the west by Bonke, on ... The largest settlement in Arba Minch Zuria is the city of Arba Minch ...