Tigray Region

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.

Tigray

ትግራይ
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

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.

GeographyEdit

Major mountainsEdit

Administrative zonesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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