Subdivisions of Ethiopia

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Ethiopia is administratively divided into regional states and chartered cities, zones, woreda (districts) and kebele (wards).

Regions and chartered cities[change | change source]

The regions and chartered cities of Ethiopia

The 9 regional states or kililoch are based on ethnic territoriality:

Additionally there are two chartered cities:

Zones[change | change source]

The 9 regions are further divided into 68 zones.

Woreda[change | change source]

Woreda or districts are smaller subdivisions.

Kebele[change | change source]

Kebele are municipalities. They are the smallest administrative division.