Ethiopia is in east-central Africa, bordered on the west by the Sudan, the east by Somalia and Djibouti, the south by Kenya, and the northeast by Eritrea. It has several high mountains, the highest of which is Ras Dashan at 15,158 ft (4,620 m). The Blue Nile, or Abbai, rises in the northwest and flows in a great semicircle before entering the Sudan. Its chief reservoir, Lake Tana, lies in the northwest.

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  • Batu (Oromo: Baatuu Dambal) officially known as Baatuu; Formerly Zway or Ziway, is a town and district on the road connecting Addis Ababa to Nairobi in the East Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia Batu has a latitude and longitude of 7°56′N 38°43′E with an elevation of 1643 meters above sea level

  • Jimma (Oromo: Jimmaa) is the largest city in southwestern Oromia Region, Ethiopia It is a special zone of the Oromia Region and is surrounded by Jimma Zone It has a latitude and longitude of 7°40′N 36°50′E

  • Harar (Amharic: ሐረር, Harari: ሀረር; ጌይ Gēy "the City", Oromo: Adare Biyyo, Somali: Herer, Arabic: هرر) is a walled city in eastern Ethiopia It is known in Arabic as the City of Saints (Arabic: مدينة الأَوْلِيَاء) Harar is the capital city of the Harari Region

  • Gondar, also spelled as Gonder (Amharic: ጎንደር, Gonder or Gondär; formerly ጐንደር, Gʷandar or Gʷender), is a city and woreda in Amhara Region, Ethiopia Located in the Semien Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, Gondar is north of Tana Lake on the Lesser Angereb River and southwest of the Simien Mountains, and located 2133 meters above sea level As of 2016, Gondar has a population of 299,969

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