regional state of Ethiopia
The Tigray Region is a region in Ethiopia. The capital city is Mekelle. Tigray is the homeland of the Tigrayan, Irob and Kunama peoples. The main language is Tigrinya.
The birthplace of Ethiopian civilization
There are no mountains we would not climb
|• Total||53,638 km2 (20,710 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
|ISO 3166 code||ET-TI|
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.
- Ferrah Imba, 3939 metres, summit of the Tsibet massif in Endamekoni woreda (12°50′34″N 39°31′03″E / 12.84278°N 39.51750°E), and highest peak of Tigray
- Imba Alaje, 3438 metres, in Alaje woreda (12°59′39″N 39°30′13″E / 12.99417°N 39.50361°E)
- Mugulat, 3263 metres, in Ganta Afeshum woreda (14°16′N 39°25′E / 14.267°N 39.417°E); one of its spurs is crossed by the Siqurto foot tunnel
- Upper plateaus of the Atsbi Horst at 3057 metres in Atsbi Wenberta woreda (14°03′N 39°43′E / 14.050°N 39.717°E)
- Imba Tsion, 2917 metres, in Hawzen woreda (14°06′N 39°26′E / 14.100°N 39.433°E)
- Ekli Imba, 2799 metres, summit of the Arebay massif in Degua Tembien woreda (13°43′N 39°16′E / 13.717°N 39.267°E)
- Imba Aradom, 2756 metres, in Hintalo Wajirat woreda (13°20′N 39°31′E / 13.333°N 39.517°E)
- Soloda, 2436 metres, part of the Adwa plugs in Adwa woreda (14°11′N 38°54′E / 14.183°N 38.900°E)
- Imba Neway, 2388 metres, in Abergele (woreda)(13°16′N 38°57′E / 13.267°N 38.950°E)
Like other Regions in Ethiopia, Tigray is divided into administrative zones:
Every August, people from Tigray State celebrate Ashenda. This is a girls' festival of song and dance.
- ↑ 2011 National Statistics Archived 2013-03-30 at the Wayback Machine
- ↑ Population Projection of Ethiopia for All Regions At Wereda Level from 2014 – 2017. Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Central Statistical Agency. Archived from the original on 6 June 2018. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
- ↑ "FDRE States: Basic Information – Tigray". Population. Archived from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 22 March 2006.
- ↑ Hailou, Sesina (31 August 2019). "A holiday just for women". The Reporter (Ethiopia).
Coordinates: 14°08′12″N 38°18′34″E / 14.1365757°N 38.3093262°E