ADDA BERGA is one of the woredas in the
High points in this woreda include Mount Fota (3235 meters). Rivers
include the Berga, the main tributary of the upper
Adda Berga woreda Education Office announced 18 March 2009 that
construction of a secondary and five primary schools had begun that
January. The construction budget of 9 million Birr was provided by
Muger Cement Enterprise and
The 2007 national census reported a total population for this woreda
of 120,654, of whom 60,366 were men and 60,288 were women; 15,940 or
13.21% of its population were urban dwellers. The majority of the
inhabitants said they practised
Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity
Based on figures published by the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, this woreda has an estimated total population of 129,889, of whom 65,871 are men and 64,018 are women; 14,284 or 11.00% of its population are urban dwellers, which is less than the Zone average of 12.3%. With an estimated area of 955 square kilometers, Adda Berga has an estimated population density of 136 people per square kilometer, which is less than the Zone average of 152.8.
The 1994 national census reported a total population for this woreda of 92,137, of whom 45,599 were men and 46,538 women; 7,999 or 8.68% of its population were urban dwellers at the time. The two largest ethnic groups reported in Adda Berga were the Oromo (91.76%), and the Amhara (7.58%); all other ethnic groups made up 0.66% of the population. Oromiffa was spoken as a first language by 95.5%, while 4.16% spoke Amharic ; the remaining 0.34% spoke all other primary languages reported. The majority of the inhabitants professed Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity , with 98.93% of the population reporting they practiced that belief.
* ^ "Important Bird Area factsheet: Berga floodplain, Ethiopia",
BirdLife International website (accessed 2 September 2009)
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Coordinates : 9°15′N 38°25′E / 9.250°N 38.417°E / 9.250; 38.417
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Woredas of the
Mirab Shewa Zone
* Ambo (former)