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Arba Mintch Travel Guide, Ethiopia

The city of Arba Mintch is located in the southern region of Ethiopia. It is not one of the most famous cities of Ethiopia but it attracts some tourists due to the presence of some historical tourist sites in and around this city. It is also famous by the name of Minghi and Gantar. In this Arba Mintch Travel Guide, we will present some important facts.

Arba Mintch Travel Guide - Demographics

The population of Arba Mintch as per the census of 2005 was around 72500 inhabitants. This city has almost 50 percent males. As per the census of 1994, the population of Arba Mintch was around 40000 inhabitants thus reflecting the growth in population. Arba Mintch has been tagged as the most populated town in Arba Minch Zuria which is a woreda (that is an administrative division of Ethopia). The altitude of this city is around 1285 meters above the sea level.

Arba Mintch Travel Guide - Geography

This city is located on the western part of Great Rift Valley and is also part of Semien Ono Zone which is located in Southern Nations, Nationalities, & People’s Region of Ethopia. It is located around 500 kilometers away from Addis Ababa.

Arba Mintch consists of residential and commercial areas of Sikela and the administrative center that is part of Shecha. These two regions of Arba Mintch are connected by paved roads. The city has two lakes on its two sides namely Lake Chamo (to the south) and Lake Abaya (to the north). These two downtown and uptown parts of Arba Mintch are connected with each other via taxis and buses although both regions have their own set of schools for the residents.

Arba Mintch Travel Guide - Economy

This city of Arba Mintch is famous for the huge supply of fruit delivered to the surrounding regions. Some of the famous fruits are pineapple, guava, apple, orange, banana, and mango. This city is also famous for its fish farms.

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