Subdivisions of Ethiopia

administrative units of Ethiopia

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

Regions and chartered citiesEdit

The regions and chartered cities of Ethiopia

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

Additionally there are two chartered cities:


The 9 regions are further divided into 68 zones.


Woreda or districts are smaller subdivisions.


Kebele are municipalities. They are the smallest administrative division.