Benishangul-Gumuz Region

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Benishangul-Gumuz Region

ቤንሻንጉል ጉሙዝ
Flag of Benishangul-Gumuz Region
Flag
Official seal of Benishangul-Gumuz Region
Seal
Map of Ethiopia showing Benishangul-Gumuz Region
Map of Ethiopia showing Benishangul-Gumuz Region
CountryEthiopia
CapitalAsosa
Area
 • Total50,699 km2 (19,575 sq mi)
 [1]
Population
 (2018)
 • Total1,127,001
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeET-BE

Benishangul-Gumuz is a region in Ethiopia. The capital city is Assosa. The name of the region comes from two local ethnic groups – Berta (also called as Benishangul) and Gumuz.

Administrative zones[change | change source]

Like other Regions in Ethiopia, Benishangul-Gumuz is divided into administrative zones.

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Coordinates: 10°46′N 35°32′E / 10.767°N 35.533°E / 10.767; 35.533