Tigray Region

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Tigray

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Tigray Region
Tigray, Ethiopia (8205210356).jpg
Flag of Tigray
Flag
Official seal of Tigray
Seal
Nickname(s): 
The birthplace of Ethiopian civilization
Anthem:
ዘይንድይቦ ጎቦ
There are no mountains we would not climb
Map of Ethiopia showing Tigray
Map of Ethiopia showing Tigray
CountryEthiopia
CapitalMekelle
Area
 • Total53,638 km2 (20,710 sq mi)
 [1]
Population
 (2014)
 • Total4,960,003[2]
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
ISO 3166 codeET-TI
Websitehttp://www.tig-gpr.org

The Tigray Region is a region in Ethiopia. The capital city is Mekelle. Tigray is the homeland of the Tigrayan, Irob and Kunama peoples.

Tigray has 1 international airport and 4 commercial airports. The international airport is Alula Aba Nega Airport. The 4 commercial airports are Shire Airport, Humera Airport, Dansha Airport, and Axum Atse Yohannes 4th Airport.

Geography[change | change source]

Major mountains[change | change source]

Administrative zones[change | change source]

Like other Regions in Ethiopia, Tigray is divided into administrative zones:

References[change | change source]

  1. 2011 National Statistics Archived 2013-03-30 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Population Projection of Ethiopia for All Regions At Wereda Level from 2014 – 2017. Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Central Statistical Agency. Retrieved 4 June 2018.

Coordinates: 14°08′12″N 38°18′34″E / 14.1365757°N 38.3093262°E / 14.1365757; 38.3093262