North Gondar Zone

Northern Gondar

ሰሜን ጎንደር
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North Gondar location in Ethiopia
North Gondar location in Ethiopia
CountryEthiopia
RegionAmhara Region
Largest cityGondar
Area
 • Total45,944.63 km2 (17,739.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2017 est.)
 • Total3,225,002
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
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North Gondar (Amharic: ሰሜን ጎንደር) (or North Gondar) is a Zone in the Ethiopian Amhara Region. This Zone is named for the city of Gondar, the capital of Ethiopia until the mid-19th century.

Geography

North Gondar is bordered on the south by Lake Tana, West Gojjam, Agew Awi and the Benishangul-Gumuz Region, on the west by Sudan, on the north by the Tigray Region, on the east by Wag Hemra and on the southeast by South Gondar. Towns and cities in North Gondar include Dabat, Debarq, Emfranz, Gondar, Gorgora and Metemma.

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