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Dibate is located in Ethiopia
Location within Ethiopia
Coordinates: 10°39′N 36°13′E / 10.650°N 36.217°E / 10.650; 36.217Coordinates: 10°39′N 36°13′E / 10.650°N 36.217°E / 10.650; 36.217
Country Ethiopia
Region Benishangul-Gumuz
Zone Metekel Zone
Elevation 1,438 m (4,718 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 5,010
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Dibate is a town in western Ethiopia, named after a local tribe.[1] Located in the Metekel Zone of Benishangul-Gumuz, Dibate has a latitude and longitude of 10°39′N 36°13′E / 10.650°N 36.217°E / 10.650; 36.217 with an elevation of 1438 meters above sea level.

Based on figures from the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, this town has an estimated total population of 5,010 of whom 2,354 were males and were 2,656 females.[2] According to the 1994 national census, its total population was 2,912 of whom 1,362 were males and 1,550 were females. It is the largest settlement in Dibate woreda.


  1. ^ "Local History in Ethiopia" (pdf) The Nordic Africa Institute website (accessed 19 December 2007)
  2. ^ CSA 2005 National Statistics, Table B.3